April 12, 2017
Fingerprints' touch sensor integrated by first Indian OEM
Indian OEM Micromax recently launched its latest smartphone, featuring world-leading biometrics company Fingerprints' touch sensor FPC1035. This is the first time that one of Fingerprints' solutions has been integrated by an Indian OEM.
"This is a very strong sign of Fingerprints' market position and our ability to expand our global reach. India is currently the third largest and the fastest growing smartphone market in the world and we have local sales and support in India, which clearly gives us a competitive edge in this rapidly developing market", says Ted Hansson, Senior Vice President Business Line Mobile, at Fingerprint Cards.
"We are proud to deliver one of our top touch sensors, our FPC1035, to this smartphone. The focus of this Micromax smartphone is on security. It features a dual-system that provides the user with a parallel personal secure space, which only can be accessed using the user's fingerprint. Extra security is also extended in this smartphone by encryption of phone calls, messages, WeChat messages amongst others", concludes Ted Hansson, Senior Vice President, Business Line Mobile, at Fingerprint Cards.
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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, verifies 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, in combination with low production costs, the technology may be implemented in large volume products, such as smartphones, tablets and biometric cards where these demands are extremely high. FPC's technology has user cases from a number of applications.
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