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Cards Partner Finds Another Job for Fingerprint Cards’ Biometric Tech

Cards Partner Finds Another Job for Fingerprint Cards’ Biometric Tech

“Shaped like a standard credit card, the new ‘wallet’ will feature an integrated fingerprint reader provided by Fingerprints for user authentication.” A forthcoming cryptocurrency wallet will feature biometric security care of Fingerprints (FPC). The solution is being developed by Danish smart card specialist CardLab, in collaboration with Spatium, a firm that has previously developed a…

Fingerprints Teams With Identity Devices in Bid to Expand Reach

Fingerprints Teams With Identity Devices in Bid to Expand Reach

“…Identity Devices will leverage fingerprint and iris scanning technology from Fingerprint Cards through their multi-year partnership. Sweden-based Fingerprint Cards has teamed up with a compatriot in the biometric authentication space in its latest bid to expand its reach beyond the mobile sector. Its new partner is Identity Devices, a firm founded by former FIDO Alliance…

FPC Fingerprint Sensor Tech Used in Two New Xiaomi Devices

FPC Fingerprint Sensor Tech Used in Two New Xiaomi Devices

“Xiaomi is a longtime customer of Fingerprints, having seen integrations into multiple devices over the past year” Fingerprints (FPC) has kicked off the new year with the announcement of two new smartphone integrations of its fingerprint sensor technology. Both of the integrations concern smartphones from Xiaomi. One, the Redmi Note 7, features an FPC1511 fingerprint…

Fingerprint Cards Announces One More Smartphone Integration Ahead of the Holidays

Fingerprint Cards Announces One More Smartphone Integration Ahead of the Holidays

“…the device in question is using an FPC1291 fingerprint sensor including FPC MoveTouch, a feature that enables navigation of the user interface through manipulation of the fingerprint sensor, essentially turning it into a kind of button or miniature trackpad.” Fingerprints (FPC) has snuck in at least one more smartphone integration of its biometric technology before…

Middle Eastern Banks Commence Trials of Biometric Visa Cards

Middle Eastern Banks Commence Trials of Biometric Visa Cards

Ten Middle Eastern banks are now trialing biometric payment cards featuring Zwipe technology, the company has announced. The trials commenced this week, and are the product of a collaboration with Lebanon-based FinTech solutions provider Areeba, as well as Unilux Cards and Gemalto. The cards in play are Visa payment cards, featuring a built-in fingerprint sensor…

Fingerprints Makes Case for Biometric Cards to Financial Services Firms – and Consumers

Fingerprints Makes Case for Biometric Cards to Financial Services Firms – and Consumers

As real-world trials of biometric payment cards continue to proliferate in advance of large-scale launches, Fingerprint Cards is turning to the PR front to get consumers – and clients in the financial services sector – ready for the first wave. The company has issued a new eBook explaining the technology, and has published a blog…

Italy’s First Biometric Payment Card Trial Features FPC, Zwipe & Gemalto Tech

Italy’s First Biometric Payment Card Trial Features FPC, Zwipe & Gemalto Tech

“It’s the latest sign of the escalating activity in the nascent biometric payment cards market.” Fingerprint Cards technology is going to be used in Italy’s first trial of biometric payment cards, the company has announced. The trial will be the result of a collaboration with Zwipe and Gemalto, whose card solution uses a sensor model…

Gamer-Focused Xiaomi Smartphone Features Fingerprint Cards Sensor

Gamer-Focused Xiaomi Smartphone Features Fingerprint Cards Sensor

“…the smartphone’s major selling feature is its tailored support for gaming.” One of Fingerprint Cards‘ longstanding clients is once again using the company’s biometric technology in a new device: Xiaomi’s Black Shark Helo smartphone features an FPC1229 fingerprint sensor. It’s the same fingerprint sensor model used in the recent OPPO F9 and F9 Pro smartphones,…

Xiaomi Sticks with FPC1291 Fingerprint Sensor for Latest Smartphone

Xiaomi Sticks with FPC1291 Fingerprint Sensor for Latest Smartphone

Xiaomi is using Fingerprint Cards‘ FPC1291 single-chip, single-die sensor in another new smartphone – the Mi Mix 3. Officially announced at a media event last Thursday, the Mi Mix 3 features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, front-facing and rear-facing dual camera imaging systems, a 3,200 mAh battery, and a 6.39″ display. Xiaomi is going for…

Google’s New Smartphones and Tablet Feature Biometrics Sensors from Fingerprints

Google’s New Smartphones and Tablet Feature Biometrics Sensors from Fingerprints

“The Pixel 3 smartphones’ fingerprint sensors are rear-mounted, while the Pixel Slate’s fingerprint sensor has been integrated into its power button.” With the unveiling of Google’s latest mobile devices, Fingerprints (FPC) is celebrating some very high-profile deployments. The company has revealed that Google’s Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones, as well as its Pixel Slate…

Latest Xiaomi Mi Device Features FPC’s Single-Chip, Single-Die Sensor

Latest Xiaomi Mi Device Features FPC’s Single-Chip, Single-Die Sensor

Xiaomi is once again using Fingerprint Cards technology to power the biometric authentication capabilities of a new smartphone. FPC has announced that the company’s Mi 8 Youth smartphone features an FPC1291 fingerprint sensor. It is, of course, the same fingerprint sensor model used in the original Mi 8 and the budget-friendly Mi 8 SE devices…

Goodix Responds to Allegations of Patent Infringement

Goodix Responds to Allegations of Patent Infringement

“Notably, the companies’ characterizations of the allegation itself differ in one important way.” Goodix has responded to Fingerprint Cards‘ recent allegation of patent infringement, asserting in a statement that FPC’s lawsuit filed with the Beijing Intellectual Property Court “is without merit.” The Shenzhen-based company added that “it will vigorously defend itself” against the allegation. Notably,…

Fingerprint Cards Files Patent Infringement Complaint Against Goodix

Fingerprint Cards Files Patent Infringement Complaint Against Goodix

Fingerprint Cards has filed a complaint with the Beijing Intellectual Property Court over alleged patent infringement by Shenzhen based Goodix Technology Co. In announcing the complaint, FPC offered few details concerning its specific allegations against Goodix, explaining only that “some of the fingerprint sensing chips” sold by Goodix violate one of FPC’s patents. In appealing…

FPC Announces Biometric Sensor Module for the Automotive Market

FPC Announces Biometric Sensor Module for the Automotive Market

“Millions already enjoy the added convenience and security of biometrics in other areas, and we are now ready to enable this in their vehicles as well.” – Thomas Rex, VP, Fingerprint Cards Fingerprint Cards has taken its first major step toward the automotive market, announcing a new biometric module designed specifically for vehicular integrations. Called…

Fingerprint Cards Tech Featured in Trio of New OPPO Devices

Fingerprint Cards Tech Featured in Trio of New OPPO Devices

OPPO has launched three new smartphones, and they all feature fingerprint sensors from Fingerprint Cards. The highest-profile new integration is in the F9, a new smartphone that offers extremely fast charging as its key selling point, with OPPO claiming the phone can support two hours of talk on a five-minute charge. It also features a…

Fingerprint Cards Sensors Feature on New Smartphones from Moto and Xiaomi

Fingerprint Cards Sensors Feature on New Smartphones from Moto and Xiaomi

“News of the latest integrations comes as Fingerprint Cards continues to promote its forthcoming FPC1511 fingerprint sensor.” Fingerprint Cards‘ biometric technology is being used in two new smartphones, the company has announced: Moto’s Z3, which features an FPC1145 fingerprint sensor; and Xiaomi’s POCO F1, featuring an FPC1291 sensor model. Both companies are repeat customers of…

Fingerprint Cards Gives Timeline for Low-Cost Sensor Launch

Fingerprint Cards Gives Timeline for Low-Cost Sensor Launch

“Fingerprint Cards says the FPC1511 is likely to see commercial launches later this year or in early 2019.” While a lot of news came out of the recently concluded Mobile World Congress Shanghai event, those in the mobile biometrics industry were likely paying close attention to what Fingerprint Cards had to say about its FPC1511…

Biometric Cryptocurrency Card Protects Bitcoin with Fingerprints

Biometric Cryptocurrency Card Protects Bitcoin with Fingerprints

Unikeys has officially announced its UKey cryptocurrency card. In form, it’s shaped like any other regular payment card. But it’s designed to host multiple popular cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ether, and Litecoin. What’s more, it features an embedded fingerprint sensor. Once a user’s fingerprint data has been registered and stored in the card’s Secure…

FPC Biometrics Featured on New Blackberry Smartphones

FPC Biometrics Featured on New Blackberry Smartphones

“In the Evolve and Evolve X, the sensors are rear-mounted, supporting biometric user authentication together with a face unlock system. “ Fingerprint Cards biometric technology is being used in a new pair of smartphones from Blackberry licensee Optiemus Infracom. The Indian company’s new phone, the Evolve, is a budget offering, priced at about $365, and…

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