Gionee launches T1 smartphone with FPC embedded fingerprint technology.
In January, Gionee is launching its first smartphone enabled with a fingerprint sensor. The phone, called T1, will be sold all over China and uses embedded swipe sensor technology from Fingerprint Cards ("FPC").
"We believe that finger sensors and its related applications is one of the key new features in smartphones. This capability increases security and at the same time enhances the usability of phones. We are happy to use the technology from Fingerprint Cards and plan to expand the cooperation into next year" says Wang Lei, Vice President of Gionee.
Johan Carlström, President and Chief Executive Officer of FPC, comments:
"The Chinese market is by far the largest smartphone market in the world. The local Chinese players are taking an increasing share of the market and Gionee is one of the fastest growing players in this market. Gionee has in a short time included our technology and launched it to the market. The launch of T1 is the twentieth mobile unit with FPC Inside which is yet another evidence of FPC's world-leading position as technology supplier of capacitive fingerprint sensors with highest quality, best image quality and lowest power consumption."
For more information contact:Johan Carlström, CEO Fingerprint Cards AB (publ), +46 (0) 31-60 78 20, email@example.com
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 January 7 2014 at 08.00 CET.
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