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2014-07-03 08:25:07

Fingerprint scan as a possible alternative to PIN entry / First European cross-channel payment solution wants to continuously improve user experience LUXEMBOURG, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The objective is to continuously improve user experience through meaningful innovations: Yapital, the first European cross-channel payment solution, is currently testing payment by fingerprint scan. The technology could replace PIN entry when paying by smartphone. "Yapital seeks to...

2014-05-21 04:21:49

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fingerprint Cards (FPC) is today launching the FPC1150, the world's first touch fingerprint sensor specifically developed to be mounted as a home button on the front side of an Android smartphone or tablet. The FPC1150 is rectangular in shape and less than half the size of the previously announced FPC1020. The rapid availability of the FPC1150 is the result of an accelerated pace of product development in FPC that has...

2014-05-19 04:21:01

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has acquired all outstanding shares of Anacatum Design AB (Anacatum), a Linkoping-based Swedish technology licensing and ASIC developing company. FPC has previously announced that it has licensed Anacatum's industry-leading Analog to Digital Converter (ADC) technology and used the ASIC development services provided by Anacatum in the development of FPC's touch and swipe fingerprint sensors....

2014-05-15 04:23:58

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fingerprint Cards' (FPC's) mobile touch sensor, the FPC1020, has received a new design win (DW*). A Chinese Top 3 smartphone OEM has selected FPC1020 for a flagship model with a targeted launch date during the fourth quarter of 2014. FPC is proud to announce this DW with a Chinese Top 3 smartphone OEM, which prefers to remain anonymous until further notice. Johan Carlstrom, President and Chief Executive Officer of...

2014-05-07 08:27:59

Company's biometric technology improves secure authentication for mobile devices POTSDAM, N.Y., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NexID Biometrics LLC, the first company to offer liveness detection software for fingerprint-sensors on mobile devices, today launched its Mobile Live Finger Detection (LFD) application for the Android operating system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131016/SF97206LOGO NexID's Mobile LFD application ported to the Android platform means that makers of...

2014-05-05 04:21:57

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, May 5, 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. On April 14, FPC announced an initial pre-ramp purchase order worth SEK 4 M for the FPC 1020, for delivery in May 2014. Now, FPC has received the first ramp order of SEK 18 M for the production ramp in May-June 2014....

2014-04-29 23:01:52

The leading tungsten wedding bands retailer, Larson Jewelers, announces they now offer fingerprint bracelets. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Larson Jewelers (http://www.larsonjewelers.com), the leading destination for tungsten wedding bands, is now offering fingerprint engraved ID bracelets. Previously, they were only offering fingerprint rings. Customers can now choose from a variety of bracelets in metals such as tungsten, silver, and stainless steel. After purchasing, customers...

2014-04-25 23:01:25

The leading tungsten wedding bands retailer, Larson Jewelers, announces they now offer fingerprint pendants and dog tags. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Larson Jewelers (http://www.larsonjewelers.com), the leading destination for tungsten wedding bands, is now offering fingerprint engraved pendants and dog tags. Previously, they were only offering fingerprint rings. Customers can now choose from dog tags and heat shaped pendants in a variety of metals; from gold, silver, and...

2014-04-25 04:23:18

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fingerprint Cards (FPC) today launches FPC1021, the smallest touch fingerprint sensor to date from FPC. Building on the previously announced FPC1020 technology and our related market success, FPC1021 extends the FPC Touch sensor range. FPC1021 is more than 30% smaller in size than the previously launched FPC1020 and comes pre-integrated with software and matching algorithms for Android and Windows, in order to facilitate...

Are Forensics Experts Relying On Inconsistent Fingerprint Technology?
2014-04-22 08:29:35

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Forensic detectives have been relying on unique fingerprints to catch criminals for more than a century, but a new report by the Home Office’s first Forensic Science Regulator said human fingerprints may not be as unique as once thought. Mike Silverman, the man who introduced the first automated fingerprint detection system to the Metropolitan Police, claims that this foundation of forensic investigation and identification is...


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