Press Release Summary:
Intended for smartphones and other mobile devices, OneTouchÂ® FPC1200 Series can be mounted under sheet of glass or ceramics. First sensors in series will be covered by zirconia, a high-gloss ceramic with durable surface that can be mass produced in multiple colors and form factors to support latest design trends.
Original Press Release:
FPC Launches Touch Fingerprint Sensors Under Glass
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, -- Fingerprint Cards (FPC) launches new touch fingerprint sensors in the series FPC OneTouch(R). The new sensors can be mounted under a sheet of glass or ceramics.
Complementing its broad portfolio of touch fingerprint sensors for smartphones and other mobile devices that can be implemented as a front mounted home button, a side button or a backside button, FPC introduces the FPC OneTouch(R) FPC1200 series of touch fingerprint sensors.
The FPC1200 series is FPC's first offering in enabling touch fingerprint sensors to be mounted under a sheet of glass or ceramics. The FPC1200 series brings improved look and feel as well as new industrial design options.
The first touch fingerprint sensors in the FPC1200 product series will be covered by zirconia, a high glossy ceramic with durable surface, mass producible in multi-colours and form-factors, supporting the latest design trends.
The first sensors in the FPC1200 series have already passed extensive test and verification and are planned to be ready for mass production during Q3 2015. The first commercial devices integrating FPC1200 touch fingerprint sensors are expected in the coming months.
Jorgen Lantto, President and CEO of FPC, comments: "With the FPC1200 series we extend our technology leadership for touch fingerprint sensors into new frontiers. Enabling our touch fingerprint sensors to be mounted under a sheet of glass or ceramics enhances the industrial design options for our sensors. Based on the leading market position we have established with our existing product portfolio we already know that our customers are excited about our new product line. We are looking forward to enabling new compelling and innovative industrial designs embedding our FPC1200 touch fingerprint sensors".
About Fingerprint Cards AB (publ)
Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) is a high tech and listed company which develops, produces and markets biometric technology that through the analysis and matching of an individual's unique fingerprint verify the person's identity. A secure and convenient user experience is thus made possible, beyond keys and pins. The FPC technology offers world class advantages and include unique image quality, extreme robustness, low power consumption and complete biometric systems. With these advantages and in combination with low production costs the technology may be implemented in large volume products as smartphones, tablets and biometric cards where these demands are extremely high. FPC's technology have user cases from a number of applications.
The information was issued for publication on September 3, 2015, at 8:00 a.m.
For more information, please contact:
Jorgen Lantto, President and CEO Fingerprint Cards AB (publ), +46(0)31-60-78-20, email@example.com