Fujitsu Launches Four Smartphones and Two Tablet PCs With FPC Embedded Fingerprint Technology for the Japanese Market

    Fujitsu Launches Four Smartphones and Two Tablet PCs With FPC Embedded
                Fingerprint Technology for the Japanese Market

  PR Newswire

  GOTHENBURG, Sweden, October 31, 2013

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, October 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Fujitsu has announced  six  new mobile devices with several operators in
Japan, using embedded swipe sensor technology from Fingerprint Cards ("FPC").
The announcement relates to  four  Android smartphones and  two  Android
tablet  PCs . The products will start to sell in operator stores in Japan
during the fourth quarter of 2013. This is FPC's first launch for a tablet PC
to date.

"Finger sensors in smart devices have become an increasingly essential way to
ensure that these devices are secure and at the same time improve convenience
and user experience for the user. Finger sensors in smartphones, and now also
tablets, have become something of a trademark for Fujitsu. After the
successful launch using technology from Fingerprint Cards, we are happy to
expand this cooperation and partnership" says Katsumi Takada, head of Mobile
Phone Group of Fujitsu. 

Johan Carlström, President and Chief Executive Officer of FPC, comments: " The
Japanese market is renowned globally for its high quality and performance
standards. Fujitsu and Japanese operators are the world ' s most experienced
users of finger sensors. It  gives me great pleasure to see  six  new
mobile devices announced, so soon after the successful launch with Fujitsu in
July. I am especially happy to see our technology being  launched  for the
first  time in a tablet PC, our next big market opportunity. This launch is
another major milestone for FPC and evidence of FPC ' s world-leading position
as technology supplier of capacitive fingerprint sensors with highest quality,
best image quality and lowest power consumption. "

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 31 at
12.00 CET.

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