FPC Awarded new Smartphone DW From Existing Prominent Asian OEM Customer for Launch With Leading US Operator

 FPC Awarded new Smartphone DW From Existing Prominent Asian OEM Customer for
                       Launch With Leading US Operator

  PR Newswire

  GOTHENBURG, Sweden, September 2, 2013

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, September 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --



Fingerprint Cards' swipe sensor technology has been awarded yet another Design
Win (DW) from an existing, well-renowned Asian OEM customer for an additional
smartphone scheduled to be launched by a top US operator during the first
quarter of 2014.

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has earlier announced multiple mobile and tablet DWs
in Japan, China and Korea, with the first phones in Japan and Korea recently
launched to the market. FPC is now proud to announce another major follow-up
DW from one of its most distinguished customers for launch with a major US
operator. Due to the prevailing competitive situation, the mobile phone
manufacturer and the operator want to remain anonymous until further notice.

Johan Carlström, CEO of FPC comments: " This design win is another milestone
for our company. The first two market launches of our swipe sensor technology
have been for operators in  Japan  and  Korea . This latest DW is for a
smartphone being launched by a top  US  operator, and we are proud that this
important and innovative feature is being requested by a leading player in one
of the world ' s principal markets. The latest DW is a result of the strong
market recognition we are receiving for our world-class product quality and
dedicated customer support. Due to its world-leading capacitive fingerprint
technology, image quality and lower power consumption, FPC has now further
strengthened its world-leading position in fingerprint sensors for mobile
phones and tablets. We expect to secure additional multiple DWs with both new
and existing customers during the remainder of 2013 and beyond.

* FPC definition of Design Win (DW): The decision by a device vendor (OEM or
ODM) to start development of one or several commercial product(s)
incorporating FPC's technology into such new product(s).

About Fingerprint Cards AB (publ)

Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) markets, develops and produces biometric components
and technologies that through the analysis and matching of an individual's
unique fingerprint verify the person's identity. The technology consists of
biometric sensors, processors, algorithms and modules that can be used
separately or in combination with each other. The competitive advantages
offered by the FPC's technology include unique image quality, extreme
robustness, low power consumption and complete biometric systems. With these
advantages and the ability to achieve extremely low manufacturing costs, the
technology can be implemented in volume products such as smart cards and
mobile phones, where extremely rigorous demands are placed on such
characteristics. The company's technology can also be used in IT and Internet
security, access control, etc.

Fingerprint Cards AB (publ) discloses this information pursuant to the Swedish
Securities Market Act (2007:528) and the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading
Act (1991:980). The information was issued for publication on September 02, at
16.45 p.m.

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For more information contact:

Johan Carlström, CEO Fingerprint Cards AB (publ), +46(0)31-60-78-20,
investrel@fingerprints.com