March 23, 2011

Suprema Launches All New SFM5000 Series Fingerprint Module

Seoul, Mar 23, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Suprema launches SFM 5000 Series fingerprint module offering faster speed by powerful DSP and improved algorithm. The new SFM5020-OP fingerprint module features range-leading 533 MHz DSP with high precision optical sensor offering superb image quality and highly durable sensor surface. With the enhanced DSP and optimized algorithm, the new module offers 30% faster enrollment and 20% faster in identification time than its predecessor (SFM3000 Series).

SFM5000 Series features FIPS201 approved algorithm, which compliances to ISO and ANSI standards. The company's algorithm has been ranked top in a number of international algorithm performance tests such as FVC and MINEX. "The new SFM5020-OP offers faster enrollment and verification speed byimprovements in hardware and enhanced algorithm. I believe it will provide our customers more confidence in designing devices for various access control and time attendance applications requiring high-volume processing. The module provides improved accuracy on wet fingerprints, fast power-on time and low power consumption." said Young S. Moon, Vice President at Suprema.

Suprema is a leading provider of fingerprint identification modules with broad product portfolio and expertise in biometrictechnologies. Suprema has shipped more than 1 million units of SFM Series fingerprint modules to more than 60 countries worldwide. As a core processing engine of biometric devices, Suprema SFM Series modules have been selected by top tier multi-national manufacturers such as Siemens, Fermax, Hitachi, Tyco and Samsung. The company recently expanded its product range to LFD (live finger detection) featured and PIV-certified modules.

About Suprema Inc.

SUPREMA is a leading global provider of biometric and identity management solutions and systems. The company's range of products include live-scanners, biometric access control systems, fingerprint modules and e-passport readers. In 2010, the company also won government projects in Brazil, China and EU countries in supplying biometrics and electronic passport solutions. SUPREMA has worldwide sales network over 100 countries and also a listed company in South Korea's stock exchange (KOSDAQ). For more information, please visit .

Source: Suprema Inc.


Andy Ahn 
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Suprema, Inc.
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