FPC joins GlobalPlatform, the organisation which standardises the management of applications on secure chip technology, as its latest Participating Member. The Sweden-based company develops and produces biometric components and technologies that, through the analysis and matching of an individual’s unique fingerprint, verify the person’s identity.
FPC will engage in GlobalPlatform’s Task Force initiatives, with a particular focus on the activity of the Mobile Task Force; a group which is working to further the business requirements of the secure mobile services ecosystem in order to establish an agreed infrastructure.
Jorgen Lantto, Executive Vice President, CTO and Head of Strategy and Product Management at FPC, comments: “We develop fingerprint sensors that offer enhanced security and convenience for secure transactions, amongst other use cases. As GlobalPlatform leads the standardization activities for secure trusted end-to-end solutions, it is natural for us to join the association. Through our membership, we hope to help simplify the ongoing integration of fingerprint sensor technology into its industry specifications in order to drive further standardization in this area and promote global interoperability.”
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