Precise Biometrics

FPC and Precise Biometrics Tech to Feature in Visa’s Biometric Card Trial

FPC and Precise Biometrics Tech to Feature in Visa’s Biometric Card Trial

“Visa’s payment card solution features an embedded fingerprint sensor as well as red and green lights to indicate when authentication has succeeded or failed.” Visa is collaborating in the Bank of Cyprus’s biometric payment card trial, and will also initiate America’s first such pilot, with help from Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics. Announced earlier this…

Precise Biometrics, Crossmatch Expand Licensing Arrangement

Precise Biometrics, Crossmatch Expand Licensing Arrangement

Precise Biometrics has expanded its licensing partnership with Crossmatch, allowing the latter to continue to use Precise BioLive liveness detection technology in its four-finger biometric scanners, and to now bring it to single-fingerprint scanners as well. The licensing arrangement came to Precise Biometrics by way of its acquisition of NexID Biometrics in early 2017. NexID…

Year in Review: Håkan Persson, CEO, Precise Biometrics Comments on the Exciting Year to Come

Year in Review: Håkan Persson, CEO, Precise Biometrics Comments on the Exciting Year to Come

As part of the FindBiometrics Year in Review 2017 we approached industry executives and thought leaders to get their comments on the past 12 months in the biometrics industry, and what’s in store for 2018. Precise Biometrics is a major name in fingerprint biometrics thanks to its prolific Precise BioMatch algorithm software solutions. Thanks to…

Precise Biometrics Software Is In ManeulLab’s ‘The Card’

Precise Biometrics Software Is In ManeulLab’s ‘The Card’

“Designed as an all-in-one smart card that can support payment, access control, and ID applications, The Card features an embedded fingerprint sensor that can biometrically authenticate a cardholder as the card is used…” Precise Biometrics‘ algorithm software is being used in ‘The Card’. It’s a biometric smart card solution from Korea-based ManeulLab, and was demonstrated…

Precise Biometrics Q3 Update Looks Ahead To Technological Shift

Precise Biometrics Q3 Update Looks Ahead To Technological Shift

Precise Biometrics‘ Q3 report finds the company in the red, but a technological shift is getting underway that should help to bring the company back to profitability next year, suggests Precise Biometrics’ new corporate update. The company’s net sales for the third quarter came in at just under SEK 10.1 million, compared to SEK 22.5…

INTERVIEW: Precise Biometrics CEO Håkan Persson

INTERVIEW: Precise Biometrics CEO Håkan Persson

Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Håkan Persson, CEO of Precise Biometrics. The conversation details the transformative period the company has navigated in 2017, beginning with discussion of how it is addressing last year’s announcement that its long-time hardware partner, Fingerprint Cards (FPC), will be replacing Precise’s algorithm solutions with its own biometric…

Precise Biometrics Refines Algorithm Software To Support Even Smaller Sensors

Precise Biometrics Refines Algorithm Software To Support Even Smaller Sensors

“The refinements were made primarily to better target the software solution to smart card applications…” Precise Biometrics has refined its Precise BioMatch Embedded algorithm software to enable support for even smaller fingerprint sensors. The company says its software now supports sensors as small as 30mm², and that it can operate via power-efficient microcontrollers. The refinements…

Haptrics To Incorporate Precise Biometrics Software Into Fingerprint Sensors

Haptrics To Incorporate Precise Biometrics Software Into Fingerprint Sensors

Precise Biometrics has signed on with a new licensing partner for its Precise BioMatch Mobile algorithm software. Korea-based fabless semiconductor specialist Haptrics Inc. will incorporate the technology into its CMOS fingerprint sensors. The deal will see Haptrics pay annual licensing fees to Precise Biometrics, as well as royalties based on the number of sensors sold…

Precise BioMatch Embedded Software Featured on CardLab Smart Card

Precise BioMatch Embedded Software Featured on CardLab Smart Card

“Fingerprint Cards hardware and Precise Biometrics software have frequently been combined to offer biometric authentication, most often in mobile devices.” In its first smart card integration, Fingerprint Cards’ T-Shape biometric sensor module is being supported by Precise Biometrics software. In a statement, the latter company has revealed that its Precise BioMatch Embedded software is being…

Precise BioLive Brings Liveness Detection to New Biometric Keyboard

Precise BioLive Brings Liveness Detection to New Biometric Keyboard

“Precise Biometrics’ contribution comes by way of liveness detection technology it acquired when it bought NexID earlier this year.” Key Source International’s new biometric keyboard features Precise Biometrics technology, the latter has revealed. The KSI-1700 UB keyboard was first unveiled several weeks ago, and features an embedded fingerprint sensor provided by SecuGen, the FAP 20…

Precise Biometrics Software Powers AirPlus Biometric Payment Card

Precise Biometrics Software Powers AirPlus Biometric Payment Card

“Ultimately the aim is to enable contact and contactless biometric payments for AirPlus’s 49,000 corporate clients worldwide…” AirPlus’s new biometric payment card uses Precise Biometrics software, the latter has revealed. The dual interface payment card was announced last week. It features an embedded fingerprint sensor care of Fingerprint Cards, a longtime hardware partner of Precise…

Precise Biometrics Publishes Liveness Detection White Paper

Precise Biometrics Publishes Liveness Detection White Paper

“Precise Biometrics argued that the issue of liveness detection on mobile devices – which are increasingly being used for online purchases – is quickly becoming a critical issue.” Precise Biometrics has published a white paper on the importance of liveness detection for mobile biometrics. Entitled “Spoof and Liveness Detection for the Mobile Biometrics Market,” the…

Precise Biometrics Builds Up Management Team with New Promotion

Precise Biometrics Builds Up Management Team with New Promotion

Precise Biometrics is bulking up its leadership team with a new promotion: The company has announced that Fredrik Sjöholm, its Senior Sales Director, has been appointed to a management role. In a statement announcing the promotion, Precise Biometrics did not name the specific position to which Sjöholm has been appointed, saying only that he has been promoted…

Precise Biometrics Finds Its Next R&D Director

Precise Biometrics Finds Its Next R&D Director

Precise Biometrics has found its new R&D Director, and he comes from within the company’s own ranks. Fredrik Clementson, a Precise Biometrics engineer, will take the position starting September 1st. The search began in late spring, when Rutger Petersson, who has been with the company for a decade, announced his resignation as he sought to…

ELAN Microelectronics Partners With MagnaChip For Biometric Smart Cards

ELAN Microelectronics Partners With MagnaChip For Biometric Smart Cards

ELAN Microelectronics has selected South Korea-based MagnaChip Semiconductor as its new foundry partner for the production of biometric smart cards. The companies say they will work together to make smart cards with embedded IC-based fingerprint sensors, with MagnaChip providing its 0.35 micron Mixed Signal Thick IMD technology. MagnaChip is also planning to develop the capability…

Precise Biometrics And O-Film Enter Licensing Agreement

Precise Biometrics And O-Film Enter Licensing Agreement

“News of the agreement follows multiple other licensing agreements sealed by Precise Biometrics this year, including deals with sensor maker MELFAS and touch solutions provider Zeitec Semiconductor Co.” Precise Biometrics has entered into a licensing agreement with a new client – Shenzhen-based electronic components maker O-Film. The client will use Precise Biometrics’ flagship mobile fingerprint…

Precise Biometrics Software Used In Qualcomm Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor

Precise Biometrics Software Used In Qualcomm Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor

“While the ultrasonic scanning is enabled by the sensor hardware, their biometric matching is the product of Precise Biometrics’ flagship software platform, Precise BioMatch Mobile.” Precise Biometrics algorithm software is being used in Qualcomm’s new ultrasonic fingerprint sensors, the company has revealed. The sensors were announced at last week’s Mobile World Congress Shanghai event, where…

Precise Biometrics Divests Its Mobile Smart Card Solutions Business

Precise Biometrics Divests Its Mobile Smart Card Solutions Business

Seeking to fully focus its resources on fingerprint biometrics technology, Precise Biometrics has divested itself of its Mobile Smart Card Solutions business, the arm of the company concerned with its Tactivo smart card reading devices. Germany-based Security-as-a-Service provider IDENTOS GmbH will take over the business as of January 1st, 2018. For the next two years,…

V2 Smart Card Uses FPC Sensor, Precise Biometrics Software

V2 Smart Card Uses FPC Sensor, Precise Biometrics Software

“For now, the card is only being used for access control and employee time and attendance tracking at the newly opened casino, but FPC has indicated that expansionary plans are in the works that could see the V2 used by casino guests as payment cards.” Precise Biometrics and Fingerprint Cards are celebrating an important step into…

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