FPC's OneTouch® FPC1025 fingerprint sensor in Google's Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P smartphones
Today, Google announced two Nexus smartphones; Nexus 5X manufactured by LG and Nexus 6P manufactured by Huawei. Both smartphones feature Nexus Imprint which uses FPC's touch fingerprint sensor FPC1025 to ensure industry leading biometric performance for these two Nexus devices which are the first smartphones to use Google's new Android 6.0, a.k.a Marshmallow release, which integrates fingerprint sensor capabilities.
In addition to Android 6.0 and its integrated support for fingerprint sensors Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P includes Android Pay, a secure payment service utilizing the fingerprint sensor for secure and convenient mobile payments.
Already received as well as expected revenues in 2015 that relate to sales of FPC1025 for these smartphone models are included in FPC's communicated revenue guidance of approximately 2,500 MSEK for 2015.
Jörgen Lantto, CEO of FPC, comments: "Google powers a majority of the world's smartphones with its Android operating system and these new Google Nexus devices are the first smartphones to integrate Android 6.0 and its integrated support for fingerprint sensors. We are proud to have collaborated with Google, LG and Huawei to enable the integration of fingerprint sensors in Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P. FPC1025 supports 360 degree finger rotation capability, fast response time and industry leading 3D image quality".
For more information, please contact:
Jörgen Lantto, President and CEO Fingerprint Cards AB (publ), +46-(0)31-60 78 20, firstname.lastname@example.org
About Fingerprint Cards AB (publ)
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 verify 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 and in combination with low production costs the technology may be implemented in large volume products as smartphones, tablets and biometric cards where these demands are extremely high. FPC's technology have user cases from a number of applications.
The information was issued for publication on September 29, 2015, at 8.00 p.m.
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