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Fingerprint Cards AB: FPC supports fingerprint sensor capabilities with Google's Android M Developer Preview

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has supported Google in the development of fingerprint
sensor technology as part of the Android M Developer Preview at Google I/O in
San Francisco May 28-29.

During Google I/O May 28-29 Google provides developers with a preview of the
new capabilities in the upcoming Android M release. One of the most
significant new capabilities in the Android M release is the platform support
for fingerprint sensors. This will enable app developers to take advantage of
fingerprint sensors with compatible hardware for secure user verification,
eliminating the need for PIN codes or passwords to identify and verify the

As part of the Android M release, Google will introduce a payment service
"Android Pay". Android Pay will also support fingerprint sensors for in-store
and in-app purchases.

By providing prototype devices, based on touch fingerprint sensors FPC1020 and
FPC1025, FPC has supported and collaborated with Google from development to
integration of the fingerprint sensor capabilities into Android M.

During Google I/O some of these prototype devices have been used for
demonstrations of the new fingerprint capabilities in Android M.

Jörgen Lantto, President and Chief Executive Officer of FPC, comments:"We are
currently seeing a rapid deployment of Android devices incorporating
touch fingerprint sensors enabled by FPC's broad portfolio of touch
fingerprint sensors.
By incorporating fingerprint sensor technology in Android M, Google is taking
a major step
with a more secure and convenient way for user identity verification. This
will spur further innovation by app developers, improve usability of Android
devices and accelerate market growth for fingerprint sensors. We are very
pleased to have supported Google in their effort to develop and integrate
fingerprint sensor capability in Android M. We commend Google for its vision
and drive in taking this innovative step in creating an even stronger Android

For more information contact:
Jörgen Lantto, CEO of Fingerprint Cards AB (publ), +46 31-60 78

Om Fingerprint Cards AB (publ)

Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) develops, produces and markets biometric components
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. 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
Securities Market Act (2007:528) and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act
(1991:980). The information was issued for publication on May 28, 2015 at
9:00 p.m. (CET)


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release is responsible for using this press release and the constituent
information in accordance with the rules and regulations prevailing in the
particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer, or
invitation to acquire or subscribe for new securities in Fingerprint Cards in
any jurisdiction.

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The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Fingerprint Cards AB via Globenewswire


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