FPC opens Asian regional office in Shanghai and recruits three new employees

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) will open an Asian regional office during May 2013, as well as a joint sales and support office for Asia in Shanghai. FPC has newly recruited three new employees to the positions of Regional Support Director Asia-Pacific, Regional Support Manager China and Sales Manager China.

Johan Carlström, President and Chief Executive Officer of FPC, comments:
“By opening our new regional Head Office in Shanghai and recruiting these three key individuals, FPC strengthens its position in the vital Asian region, above all in the market for Chinese mobile phones and tablets. The regional Head Office will support China, but also Korea, Japan and Taiwan, by providing expertise in biometric hardware and software. At the same time, our existing market position will be strengthened, since we will also support our existing distributors in the region in their sales efforts from this office.”

               

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

Om Fingerprint Cards AB (publ)
Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) develops, produces and markets biometric components 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 (FPC) is listed on the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm (FING B) and has its head office in Gothenburg.

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 April 10, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. (CET).

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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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