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Fingerprint Cards AB, Sweden


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About Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC)

Company Mission – Beyond keys and PIN codes – FPC makes life easier through secure identification.

Established in 1997, Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) develops, produces and markets biometric components and technologies through analysis and matching of an individual’s unique fingerprint that verifies the person’s identity. The technology consists of biometric sensors, processors, algorithms and modules, that are 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 is suited for implementing in high volume products such as smart cards and mobile phones, where extremely rigorous demands are valued on such characteristics. The company’s technology is also suited in IT and Internet security, access control, etc.

Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm stock exchange (FING B) and the company’s headquarter is located in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Production strategy

FPC’s production is implemented in close cooperation with selected sub-suppliers. Production critical elements of manufacturing are conducted using tools owned by FPC but operated by the sub-supplier. All manufacturing conducted is in accordance with forecasts based on information received from customers and distributors.

Market and sales strategy

FPC focuses on marketing its products to product developers/system integrators either via distributors or directly. Sales to production level will occur in close cooperation with distributors. FPC also actively pursues sales efforts. Primary target markets are product developers/system integrators of mobile phones and other portable applications, such as tablet devices, USB keys and smart cards. To date, 23 android devices had been launched with FPC technology and close to 10 million units sold in 2013.
Geographically, market cultivation is occurring in Asia – primarily in China, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore and Japan – as well as in the US and Europe.

Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) markets

FPC’s markets consist mainly of leading mobile-platform developers, mobile-phone manufacturers on a global level and leading sub-suppliers, referred to as tier 2 suppliers, who deliver system modules for mobile phones, tablet devices, laptops and remote controls.

For more information, visit www.fingerprints.com


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