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FPC wins third Design Win in Japan for mobiles scheduled for Q3 2013 release.

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has received its third Design Win (DW) for its swipe sensor technology from one of Japan’s leading and most innovative mobile phone manufacturers. The first model launch is scheduled for Q3 2013. Due to the competitive situation, the mobile phone manufacturer wants to remain anonymous for the…

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FPC employs Jörgen Lantto as Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer and announces additional changes to the management team

Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) employs Jörgen Lantto as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Head of Strategy & Product Management. He will join FPC’s management team with the title Executive Vice President (EVP) and take up his position in the first quarter of 2013. As part of FPC’s aggressive expansion, the…

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FPC wins second Design Win in Japan for mobiles scheduled for Q2 2013 release.  Planned initial volume is at least one million mobiles.

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has received its second Design Win (DW) for its swipe sensor technology from one of Japan’s leading and most innovative mobile phone manufacturers. The initial volume is estimated at minimum one million mobile phones and the first model launch is scheduled for the second quarter of 2013….

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FPC awarded its first FPC 1080A design win for mobiles by prominent Chinese design house

Fingerprint Cards has won its first mobile phone design win (DW) for its FPC1080A swipe sensor from one of China’s most prominent mobile phone design houses.

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Fingerprint Cards completes directed share issue

Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) has completed a directed share issue of SEK 36.1 million

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FPC updates sales forecast and issues financial forecast for sales and EBITDA margin for 2013

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has today revised its previous forecast for sales of sensors from 20-40 million units between 2012 and 2014 to at least 30 million units in 2013. Due to this new forecast, the Board has also issued a financial forecast for 2013 to the effect that sales will be in the interval of SEK 130-190 M, and that the EBITDA margin will be 20-35%.

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FPC & CT sign three-year supply agreement and amendment to their JDA

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) and CrucialTec (CT) have signed a three-year supply agreement and an amendment to their existing Joint Development & Production Agreement (JDA) entered into in March 2012. FPC revises its sales volume for BTPs to 30 million units for 2013.

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Fingerprint Cards secures area sensor order in China worth SEK 20 M

Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) has received an order worth SEK 20 M from its distributor in China and Taiwan, Hardware & Software Technologies Co. Ltd (HST). The order encompasses the FPC1011F3 area sensor. Delivery of the entire order is scheduled for 2013, partly in the first quarter and partly in…

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FPC opens office in San Francisco, California and hires Charles Ng as Sales Director North America.

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has opened its first US-based sales- and support office in San Francisco, California, and hired Charles Ng as Sales Director North America.  Charles previous employer was Authentec, where he was Sales Director, Americas. Between 2005 and 2010, Charles held equivalent positions with UPEK until UPEK was acquired by Authentec in 2010.

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FPC completes integration of fingerprint authentication for Secure Element targeting secure and convenient NFC transactions in mobiles and tablets

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has completed integration of FPC’s algorithm and swipe sensor into the embedded Secure Element from Infineon Technologies. The primary solution will be plug & play for mobile NFC solution providers to enable secure access and transactions in mobile phones and tablets. The potential and targeted market for these applications will be several hundred million units in the next three years.

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