Fingerprint Cards AB News

Fingerprint Cards AB announces two capacitive touch sensors to enhance biometric performance

In order to meet the unique needs of the diverse and growing market for biometric access control, biometrics company Fingerprint Cards AB (Fingerprints™) announces the expansion of its fingerprint authentication touch sensor portfolio, for physical and logical access devices and applications. Two additional capacitive touch sensors are now available in the access series, FPC1020 and FPC1024, featuring high biometric performance and a small physical footprint. They are water resistant and...

Fingerprint Cards AB reaches a milestone of 1 billion fingerprint sensors worldwide

Globally renowned biometrics company, Fingerprint Cards AB (Fingerprints) has announced that it has now shipped 1 billion fingerprint sensors worldwide. The Swedish-based biometrics specialist company has played a central role in bringing smartphone fingerprint sensors to the mass-market. Having led major advancements to the technology, Fingerprints was responsible for driving the first integration of fingerprint touch sensors into an Android handset back in 2014, with its high-tech fingerprint...

NatWest UK unveils UK’s first biometric payment card trial, in collaboration with Gemalto and Fingerprints (Fingerprint Cards AB)

NatWest has rolled out the UK’s first biometric payment card trial. The card is provided by Gemalto and is using Fingerprints’ T-shape sensor module and newly-announced software platform for payments. Its ultra-low power consumption means that the card does not need to feature a battery, as it borrows power from the contactless POS terminals, and superior biometric performance ensures both security and convenience for its user. This is the first trial in the UK, a leading and pionee...

Gemalto selects Fingerprint Cards to secure sensors for dual-interface biometric payment cards

Fingerprint Cards' (Fingerprints) technology has been selected by Gemalto to bring additional performance to its next generation of dual interface payment cards. Gemalto, the world provider of digital security, will offer biometric EMV payment cards to its bank customers, using Fingerprints' T-Shape sensor and licensing the recently-launched Biometric Software Platform for payments. The initial order confirms the commitment of both companies to accelerate the deployment of biometric payment car...

Fingerprints Cards AB unveils FPC-BEP an advanced Biometric Software Platform for Payments

Global biometrics company, Fingerprint Cards AB (Fingerprints) has announced its Biometric Software Platform for payments, named FPC-BEP, targeting payment cards, wearables and USB dongles. The platform has been tailored to optimise the performance of its small and power-efficient biometric sensors for payments, which include the FPC1300-series and T-Shape module. Fingerprints can now offer card and device makers a complete hardware and software solution to secure biometric authentication and ma...

Optical fingerprint sensors in smart phones paving way for biometrics comeback?

More fingerprint scanners being embedded into mid-range smart phones willspur the growth in availability of mobile wallets When Apple included a fingerprint scanner on the iPhone, everything changed in the biometrics market. What used to be exotic or even dubious instead became normal and everyday. Any negative connotations about biometrics were wiped away in an instant. “Since the release of Apple’s Touch ID, and subsequent similar products from Samsung and...