Fujitsu Launches Four Smartphones and Two Tablet PCs With FPC Embedded Fingerprint Technology for the Japanese Market

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, October 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Fujitsu has announced six new mobile devices with several operators in Japan, using embedded swipe sensor technology from Fingerprint Cards ("FPC"). The announcement relates to four Android smartphones and two Android tablet PCs. The products will start to sell in operator stores in Japan during the fourth quarter of 2013. This is FPC's first launch for a tablet PC to date.

"Finger sensors in smart devices have become an increasingly essential way to ensure that these devices are secure and at the same time improve convenience and user experience for the user. Finger sensors in smartphones, and now also tablets, have become something of a trademark for Fujitsu. After the successful launch using technology from Fingerprint Cards, we are happy to expand this cooperation and partnership" says Katsumi Takada, head of Mobile Phone Group of Fujitsu.  

Johan Carlström, President and Chief Executive Officer of FPC, comments:
"The Japanese market is renowned globally for its high quality and performance standards. Fujitsu and Japanese operators are the world's most experienced users of finger sensors. It gives me great pleasure to see six new mobile devices announced, so soon after the successful launch with Fujitsu in July. I am especially happy to see our technology being launched for the first time in a tablet PC, our next big market opportunity. This launch is another major milestone for FPC and evidence of FPC's world-leading position as technology supplier of capacitive fingerprint sensors with highest quality, best image quality and lowest power consumption."

About Fingerprint Cards AB (publ)

Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) markets, develops and produces biometric components and technologies that through the analysis and matching of an individual's unique fingerprint verify the person's identity. The technology consists of biometric sensors, processors, algorithms and modules that can be used separately or in combination with each other. The competitive advantages offered by the FPC's technology include unique image quality, extreme robustness, low power consumption and complete biometric systems. With these advantages and the ability to achieve extremely low manufacturing costs, the technology can be implemented in volume products such as smart cards and mobile phones, where extremely rigorous demands are placed on such characteristics. The company's technology can also be used in IT and Internet security, access control, etc.

Fingerprint Cards AB (publ) discloses this information pursuant to the Swedish Securities Market Act (2007:528) and the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act (1991:980). The information was issued for publication on October 31 at 12.00 CET.

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For more information contact: Johan Carlström, CEO Fingerprint Cards AB (publ), +46(0)31-60-78-20, investrel@fingerprints.com

SOURCE Fingerprint Cards AB



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