New Phablets Using FPC Fingerprint Technology Launched by Pantech in Korea

  New Phablets Using FPC Fingerprint Technology Launched by Pantech in Korea

PR Newswire

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, October 25, 2013

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, October 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

During October and November, the Pantech Android phablet models IM-A890S,
IM-A890K and IM-A890L, marketed as Vega Secret Note, will start to sell in
operator stores all over Korea. The IM-A890S is already available in stores.
These phones follow the successful launch of the popular finger-sensor-enabled
smartphone Pantech Vega LTE-A, launched in August this year. The three phones
constitute Fingerprint Cards' (FPC's) first launch in phablet products.

"We have received very positive feedback on the finger sensor and its
associated secure applications in Pantech Vega LTE-A and we are happy to
deploy this important feature on our phablet product line-up. Our
finger-sensor-enabled products are compatible with the new Korean payment
service called Bartong, also being launched in October," says Mr. Lee, leader
of the Component Development Team of Pantech.

Johan Carlström, President and Chief Executive Officer of FPC, comments:
"The Korean market is one of the most advanced mobile markets. Pantech has
become a pioneer in finger-sensor-enabled products and related security and
convenience applications, such as the new Bartong payment service."

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 October 25 at
11.30 AM CET.

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offering to acquire or subscribe for any of the company's securities in any

For more information contact:
Johan Carlström, CEO Fingerprint Cards AB (publ), +46(0)31-60-78-20,

SOURCE Fingerprint Cards AB
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