FPC Receives First Order Worth SEK 4 M for FPC 1020 Touch Sensor Related to Pre-Ramp Production for Tier 1 Flagship Smartphone DW
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –
In December 2013, Fingerprint Cards (FPC) announced the first design win (DW) for its
new mobile touch sensor FPC1020 with a Global Tier 1 OEM for a flagship model with a
targeted launch date in the summer of 2014. FPC has now received an initial pre-ramp
purchase order worth SEK 4 M for the FPC 1020, for delivery in May 2014. During 2014, FPC
expects to ship +3M units for this flagship device alone.
Johan Carlstrom, President and Chief Executive Officer of FPC, comments:
“FPC is the leading global supplier of capacitive touch fingerprint sensors and the
leading global supplier of fingerprint sensors in mobile phones and tablets. By combining
these strengths, FPC has developed the most attractive mobile touch fingerprint sensor on
the planet. It is with great pride that we announce the first purchase order for the FPC
1020 related to a smartphone and with a Global Tier 1 player, on track for a timely
launch. FPC’s superior fingerprint technology, image quality and low power consumption
have distanced FPC from any competition for touch sensors in mobile devices such as
smartphones and tablets.”
*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).
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 April 14, 2014 at 08.00 am CET.
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For more information contact: Johan Carlstrom, CEO Fingerprint Cards AB (publ),
SOURCE Fingerprint Cards AB