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FINGERPRINTS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH IDENTITY DEVICES TO ACCELERATE BIOMETRIC ADOPTION IN THE GLOBAL DIGITAL IDENTITY, IOT AND FINTECH MARKETS

 

January 15, 2019 - World-leading biometrics company Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints™) and Identity Devices Sweden AB (Identity Devices) today announced a multi-year partnership to accelerate biometric adoption in global Digital Identity, Financial Technology (FinTech), Internet of Things (IoT) and other innovative, fast-growing vertical markets.

Under the agreement, Identity Devices will include fingerprint and iris biometric technology from Fingerprints in new products and pre-certified integration kits that make it easy for device makers to add biometric experiences and enable local authentication and access to global and national authentication ecosystems. Areas of initial focus include all-in-one pre-certified products with support for biometric authentication protocols such as those from the FIDO Alliance, India’s Aadhaar and others. 

“Our customers can launch their products faster and with high confidence with our pre-certified solutions that use world-class, scale-proven biometric technology from Fingerprints.  The solutions offered by Identity Devices will make it easier than ever before for Digital Identity, IoT and FinTech device makers to add biometric features that allow them to connect more securely to popular authentication and identity ecosystems,” said David Burnett, CEO and Founder of Identity Devices and former board member of the FIDO Alliance.

Thomas Rex, Senior VP Business Line Smartcards, Automotive & Embedded at Fingerprints stated, "We are seeing accelerating ecosystem-driven worldwide demand for biometric technology, as illustrated by the Digital India vision and the biometric authentication at the heart of India’s national Digital Identity system, Aadhaar.  Our partnership with Identity Devices, especially their unique experience in these global markets and diverse ecosystems, will substantially strengthen Fingerprints’ position.”

Mukesh Singh, VP of Sales and Marketing, India for Identity Devices, commented that “Through this partnership, the companies are well positioned to address the enormous demand for biometric authentication in India now that systems like Aadhaar have demonstrated the ease-of-use, viability and economic benefits of biometric authentication at very large scale.”

 

About Identity Devices

Identity Devices Sweden AB (Identity Devices) was founded by industry experts from Sweden, India, and the USA with extensive backgrounds in the Biometric, Digital Identity, Security, FinTech and Authentication markets.  The company’s vision is to accelerate adoption of high-trust, multi-factor biometric-enabled Digital Identity solutions with products that solve the 5 key adoption and time-to-market barriers (Physical Integration, Service Integration, Testing & Certification, Security Design, and Expertise Shortages).

 

Identity Devices is headquartered in Malmö, Sweden, has offices in India, with regional presences in Taiwan and the USA.  

 

For more information about Identity Devices, please visit www.identitydevices.com or email info@identitydevices.com.

 

About Fingerprints

Fingerprint Cards AB (Fingerprints) - the world's leading biometrics company, with its roots in Sweden. We believe in a secure and seamless universe, where you are the key to everything. Our solutions are found in hundreds of millions of devices and applications, and are used billions of times every day, providing safe and convenient identification and authentication with a human touch. For more information visit Fingerprint's website, read Fingerprint's blog, and follow Fingerprints on Twitter. Fingerprints is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (FING B).