STOCKHOLM, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Fingerprint Cards:
* Says has developed an ultrasonic sensing technology with the objective of enabling fingerprints to be captured anywhere on the display of a smartphone or any device
* Says expects to engage with key customers in the first half of 2018 to further develop the technology and to bring it to mass market
* “It is truly innovative and disruptive and allows fingerprint sensing to be done in new ways on many different surfaces. I can see many potential application areas, but our initial focus is of course the use in high-end smartphones,” CEO Christian Fredrikson says in a statement
* Says in separate statement the firm’s iris solution and touch sensor are both featured in a recently launched smartphone from a leading Japanese manufacturer. This is Fingerprints’ first commercial launch with multi modalities
Reporting by Olof Swahnberg and Helena Soderpalm
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