FPC awarded major Design Win with three new smartphones from one current prominent Asian customer

Fingerprint Cards’ swipe sensor technology has been awarded additional Design Wins (DW) from an existing, renowned Asian customer for an additional three smartphones scheduled to be launched already during the fourth quarter of 2013.

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has earlier announced multiple mobile and tablet design wins in Japan, China and Korea and recently the first phones in Japan and Korea were launched to the market. FPC is now delighted and proud to announce another major follow-up design win from one of its most distinguished customers. Due to the prevailing competitive situation, the mobile phone manufacturer wants to remain anonymous until further notice.

Johan Carlström, CEO of FPC comments: “This design win is a follow-up design win from one of the earlier DWs we have informed about. We see a strong recognition in our world-class product quality and dedicated customer support in the fact that this distinguished customer is awarding us with new design wins. As a result of its world-leading capacitive fingerprint technology, image quality and lower power consumption, FPC has now further strengthened its world-leading position in fingerprint sensors in mobile phones and tablets. We expect to secure additional multiple DWs with both new and existing customer in Asia during 2013 and beyond.

* FPC definition of Design Win (DW): The decision by a device vendor (OEM or ODM) to start development of one or several commercial product(s) incorporating FPC’s technology into such new product(s).

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

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 August 29 at 10.00 a.m.

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Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) develops produces and markets biometric technology, which, through analysis and matching of an individual’s unique fingerprint, verifies the person’s identity. The technology consists of biometric sensors, processors, algorithms and modules that can be used separately or combined. The competitive advantages offered by 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 telephones, which impose extremely rigorous demands on these characteristics. FPC’s technology can also be used in such areas as IT, Internet security and access control.

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