Convenient and secure identity authentication for everyone, everywhere

Convenient and secure identity authentication for everyone, everywhere

We provide mobile authentication of digital identity using fingerprint technology and smart card solutions.

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Fingerprint Technology

Precise Biometrics offers acknowledged technology for convenient and secure fingerprint identification that can be integrated in any fingerprint sensor or hardware platform. Our fingerprint algorithm is based on close to 20 years of research and has been implemented to over 160 million users worldwide. Our fingerprint technology has been selected by leading smartphone manufacturers and achieved top results in Ongoing MINEX and MINEX II evaluations conducted by the US National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST).

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Awarded for leadership in fingerprint biometrics

Commenting the award and research, Nandini Bhattacharya, Senior Research Analyst at Frost & Sullivan said:

“Precise Biometrics is a leader in fingerprint biometrics for the global mobile device market, and its fingerprint technology, which offers superior convenience and security, is critical for mobile device manufactures to ensure the transition to the new authentication paradigm”.

Customer: Huawei

Huawei sets a world first

Customer: Huawei
Huawei Ascend Mate 7 is the first Android smartphone featuring a touch fingerprint sensor, they chose our algorithm Precise BioMatch™ Mobile to make it possible.
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Tactivo™ - A Valuable Smart Card Reader

Tactivo is a form-fitted mobile smart card reader that provides convenient and secure access to restricted resources on mobile devices.
Convenient Mobility
Tactivo brings true mobility to organizations using smart cards and solutions can be deployed in the existing PKI (Public Key Infrastructure). Our smart card readers are proven and used by the US government, UK and Swedish healthcare and Fortune 500 companies.
Secure and compliant
Tactivo offers strong security through two-factor authentication, combining smart card authentication with fingerprint or PIN-code. All our smart card readers are FIPS 201 compliant, listed on GSA APL and made in the USA.
User experience
Tactivo for iPhone and iPad are form-fitted and designed to perfectly fit and protect the device in order to keep the user experience. The smart card is easily inserted and removed on the back of the smart card reader. Tactivo is also available for Android.
Wide range of use cases
Tactivo can be used with a wide range of applications that enables many different use cases within healthcare, government and enterprises. Our strong partner network, which includes some of the leading mobility vendors, offers solutions that easily can be integrated into any smart card infrastructure.
Customer: English Trusts

Tactivo™ gives more time with patients

Customer: English Trusts
By implementing a mobile smart card solution, English Trusts has reduced its staff's time spent on administration and increased time with patients.
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At Precise Biometrics we value close relationships. Precise Biometrics’ partners benefit from our market leading fingerprint, smart card and secure authentication products, to increase their value proposition and competitive advantage.

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  • AirWatch

    AirWatch by VMware simplifies mobility for organizations, while empowering end users. With AirWatch, organizations can easily deploy, configure, secure, manage and support smartphones, tablets, laptops and other devices across multiple mobile platforms and operating systems. The AirWatch platform includes industry-leading mobile device, email, application, content and browser management solutions and their platfrom is compatible with Tactivo from Precise Biometrics.

  • ATEA

    Atea, Europe’s third largest IT Infrastructure Provider, is an Apple Authorised Systems Integrator, and a reseller of Precise Biometrics’ Mobile Smart Card Technology products. Atea offer solutions for your entire IT infrastructure, and has presence in the Nordic countries and the Baltics.

  • Carahsoft

    As a top-ranked GSA Schedule Contract holder and a distributor of Precise Biometrics Smart Card Technology Products, Carahsoft serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed vendors. Carahsoft supports an extensive ecosystem of software manufacturers, resellers, and consulting partners committed to helping government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value.

  • Citrix

    Citrix Receiver is an easy-to-install software client that lets you access your applications securely from any device, including smartphones, tablets, PCs and Macs. Working with a Citrix- enabled IT infrastructure, it gives you the mobility, convenience and freedom you need to get your work done. Citrix Receiver is compatible with Precise Biometrics smart card reader Tactivo.

  • ELAN Microelectronics Corporation
    ELAN Microelectronics Corporation

    ELAN Microelectronics Corporation is a Taiwanese IC design house founded in May of 1994 and one of the world’s leading human-machine interface chip providers. The company specializes in touchscreen IC and touchpad development and modular solutions. It provides customers with a full range of integrated system design and solutions that are popularly used in smartphone, tablet, NB and consumer electronic products. Precise Biometrics fingerprint algorithm supports ELAN’s touch fingerprint sensors.

  • Fingerprint Cards
    Fingerprint Cards

    Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) markets, develops and produces biometric components and technologies that through the analysis and matching of an individual’s unique fingerprint verify the person’s identity. The technology consists of biometric sensors, processors, algorithms and modules that can be used separately or in combination with each other. FPC’s fingerprint sensors can be integrated with Precise Biometrics’ acknowledged fingerprint algorithm.

  • Gemalto

    Gemalto’s expertise spans the entire process of creating digital security solutions, developing secure software and operating systems, which are embedded in billions of trusted devices such as UICC cards, banking cards, tokens, e-passports or ID cards. Gemalto’s IDGo 800 Middleware for Mobiles, available on Android and iOS environments supports Tactivo from Precise Biometrics. Gemalto also offers biometric enabled software and smart card components incorporating Precise Biometrics’ fingerprint algorithms.

  • Good

    Good provides strong two-factor authentication and S/MIME email signing and encryption to enhance security for Good for Enterprise. Good software is compatible with Precise Biometrics Tactivo and it secures mail access, ensures message privacy and integrity, and enhances data protection. And it leverages a hardware-based Secure Element on a smart card (CAC/PIV) or microSD to store user credentials and keys without compromising the mobile form factor or user experience.

  • Isosec

    Isosec is a leading provider of authentication solutions to the NHS in England. Using the combination of Isosec’s MIA mobile platform and Precise Biometrics Tactivo sleeves enables NHS Trusts to perform a full NHS smartcard authentication and exploit the gesture driven capabilities of mobile devices. This combination of Isosec’s and Precise’s products provides real productivity benefits for health-care professionals by reducing duplication and real savings for Trusts through reduced administration.

  • Silead

    Founded in 2010 by GalaxyCore (a leading CMOS company with several offices worldwide) Silead is the fastest growing IC design house in China.  Over 120 million IC’s have been shipped worldwide representing 70% of PAD China ODM. The company employs over 150 technicians and has forecasted revenues of 1 Billion Dollars in 2015. Precise Biometrics fingerprint algorithm supports Silead’s touch fingerprint sensors.

  • Synaptics

    Synaptics is the leading developer of human interface solutions which enhance the user experience in the expanding digital lifestyle – over one billion devices include Synaptics’ interfaces. Products offered include touch pads, touch screens, keyboards and fingerprint sensors. Precise Biometrics fingerprint algorithm supports Synaptics’ touch fingerprint sensors.

  • Tx Systems
    Tx Systems

    Tx Systems distributes Precise Biometrics’ smart card technology products and is the leading distributor of smart card and identity solutions from the industry’s top manufacturers. Tx Systems specializes in access control systems for commercial and government applications. Tx Systems provides a complete line of smart cards, related software and development tools.

Precise Biometrics at a Glance


Our products are trusted by organizations all over the world, such as the US government, international enterprises, healthcare providers and leading mobile phone vendors.

precise-iometrics-tehnology-leadershipTechnology Leadership
Our technology is based on nearly 20 years of research and development. It has received top results in MINEX evaluations and been implemented to over 160 million users.
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We boast one of the worlds most experienced R&D teams within fingerprint software. In 2014, our algorithm enabled the launch of the first Android smartphone with a fingerprint touch sensor.
We are a Swedish company with an international footprint. We have local representatives in Europe, the US and Asia, and an established global partner network.
Precise Biometrics was founded in 1997 and has been a pioneer in fingerprint technology ever since, providing convenient and secure identity authentication.
We are listed on NASDAQ OMX in Stockholm. Our revenues in 2015 were SEK 56 million.