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FPC Receives First Order Worth SEK 4 M for FPC 1020 Touch Sensor

April 14, 2014

Prelude to Pre-Ramp Production for Tier 1 Flagship Smartphone DW

GOTHENBURG, Sweden -- In December 2013, Fingerprint Cards (FPC) announced the first design win (DW) for its new mobile touch sensor FPC1020 with a Global Tier 1 OEM for a flagship model with a targeted launch date in the summer of 2014. FPC has now received an initial pre-ramp purchase order worth SEK 4 M for the FPC 1020, for delivery in May 2014. During 2014, FPC expects to ship +3M units for this flagship device alone.

Johan Carlstrom, President and Chief Executive Officer of FPC, comments:

"FPC is the leading global supplier of capacitive touch fingerprint sensors and the leading global supplier of fingerprint sensors in mobile phones and tablets. By combining these strengths, FPC has developed the most attractive mobile touch fingerprint sensor on the planet. It is with great pride that we announce the first purchase order for the FPC 1020 related to a smartphone and with a Global Tier 1 player, on track for a timely launch. FPC's superior fingerprint technology, image quality and low power consumption have distanced FPC from any competition for touch sensors in mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets."

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