Fingerprint Cards Extends Security for Fingerprint Sensors

Feb 17, 2016, 02:00 ET from Fingerprint Cards AB

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, February 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) introduces a novel solution FPCLiveTouch™ that further improves security for fingerprint sensors by being capable of identifying spoofs. Such spoofs are sometimes referred to as fake fingers. This brings security to a new level without requiring additional hardware and without impact on verification time. The new solution is compatible with all released touch fingerprint sensors in FPC's product portfolio.

Driven by increased demand for secure mobile payments, FPC extends its technology leadership by introducing FPCLiveTouch™, a new solution that brings the security of its fingerprint sensors to a new level. By taking advantage of the industry leading image quality of FPC's fingerprint sensors, FPCLiveTouch™ increases the security by being able to detect spoofs, and rejecting the use of such spoofs when verifying the user. This is achieved without requiring additional hardware and without impact on verification time, enabling FPC's customers to bring forward further improved secure and convenient user verification.

FPCLIveTouch™ is commercially released in the first quarter of 2016 and deliveries to lead customers have started, enabling FPC's customers to progressively introduce FPCLiveTouch™ in their products, further improving the security of their offering.

Jörgen Lantto, President and CEO of FPC, comments: "FPCLiveTouch™ is the result of our R&D team showing its leadership in this industry. FPCLiveTouch™ will enable our customers to further extend the security level of their offering without compromising convenience. Our complete system offering combining our industry leading image quality with our software and algorithm is the reason we can bring this solution forward. This makes us confident we can maintain our technology leadership into the future." 

About Fingerprint Cards AB (publ)

Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) is a high tech and listed company which develops, produces and markets biometric technology that through the analysis and matching of an individual's unique fingerprint verify the person's identity. A secure and convenient user experience is thus made possible, beyond keys and pins. The FPC technology offers world class advantages and include unique image quality, extreme robustness, low power consumption and complete biometric systems. With these advantages and in combination with low production costs the technology may be implemented in large volume products as smartphones, tablets and biometric cards where these demands are extremely high. FPC's technology have user cases from a number of applications.

The information was issued for publication on February 17, 2016, at 08.00 CET.

Important information 

Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the constituent information in accordance with the rules and regulations prevailing in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer, or invitation to acquire or subscribe for new securities in Fingerprint Cards in any jurisdiction.


For more information, please contact:

Jörgen Lantto, President and CEO Fingerprint Cards AB (publ), +46(0)31-60-78-20, investrel@fingerprints.com

Footage http://www.fingerprints.com/corporate/en/media-2/press-kit/

SOURCE Fingerprint Cards AB