Fingerprints celebrates 500 registered patents worldwide
Fingerprints’ goal is to have a strong and fast-growing patent portfolio, extending from sensors and hardware packaging technology to algorithms, biometric image processing and systems. In the last few years, we have increased the pace in our innovation and product development efforts, which is reflected in a growing number of registered patents.
Recently, Fingerprints reached the milestone of 500 registered patents worldwide.
“Since the start 25 years ago, we have had a passion for innovative biometric solutions, creating products that enable secure and smooth identification and authentication. Our customers expect products that are modern, innovative and secure, and continuous innovation and product development is crucial for maintaining and strengthening our competitiveness in this global industry. I am proud of my smart and skilled colleagues that brought us to this milestone”, comments Pontus Jägemalm, CTO at Fingerprints.
Fingerprints is a pioneer in capacitive fingerprints sensors, and was the first company in the world to integrate a touch fingerprint sensor in an Android smartphone in 2014. By continuously developing the product portfolio, we have maintained a leading market position in capacitive sensors while expanding into other areas such as touchless solutions and optical fingerprint sensors.
Fingerprints is renowned for being an innovative, high-tech and entrepreneurial company that provides solutions with a very high level of security. Our highly skilled R&D and customer engineering organizations account for more than 50 percent of the total workforce, including experts in biometrics, electronics, materials technology, algorithms, coding and production technology. As biometrics is increasingly being adopted in new application areas, for example in PCs, payment cards and access cards, we will continue to ensure that we have an innovative and competitive product portfolio for all relevant segments.