Precise Biometrics at a glance
Precise Biometrics is a market leading supplier of solutions for convenient and secure authentication of people’s identity. We develop and sell fingerprint software and mobile smart card readers that provide the market’s best user experience and security. Our solutions are used hundreds of millions of times every day by people all over the world and are marketed together with strong business partners.
We are organized into two business areas that offer fingerprint software and mobile smart card readers: Fingerprint Technology and Mobile Smart Card Solutions.
Our products are trusted by organizations all over the world, such as leading smartphone vendors, the US government, international enterprises and large healthcare providers.
We boast one of the world’s most experienced R&D teams within fingerprint software with 20 years’ experience of developing fingerprint software for small fingerprint sensors.
Precise Biometrics is the leader in fingerprint software. Our software provides the best user experience for products with small sensors and is used every day by hundreds of millions of people.
Precise Biometrics was founded 1997 in Lund, Sweden, where our headquarter is located.
Precise Biometrics AB
223 62 Lund
Telephone: + 46 46 31 11 00
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In the business area of Fingerprint Technology, we develop and sell fingerprint software for convenient and secure authentication of people’s identity in mobile phones, smart cards and other products. Our software provides the best user experience for products with small fingerprint sensors and limited processing power and memory, regardless of the sensor technology or operating system. The software is sold primarily to sensor manufacturers for integration into mobile devices, tablets and other products with fingerprint technology, which generates royalties based on their sales.
In the business area Mobile Smart Card Solutions we sell Tactivo, a product portfolio of smart card readers for smartphones and tablets. Tactivo enables convenient and secure mobility in organizations that require smart cards to log in to IT systems. Tactivo contributes to a more efficient and better working environment, increased information security and reduced operating costs.
Tactivo is marketed through a network of partners in America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia as a component in complete integrated solutions for mobile access to information and resources. The business model enables broad-based, cost-efficient sales, distribution and installation of the products in companies, organizations and government agencies that require smart cards to log in to IT systems.
We license our fingerprint recognition software primarily to sensor manufacturers, which generates royalties based on their sales. Our software has been implemented by over 30 vendors in hundreds of millions of mobile phones and tablets worldwide. Our algorithm solutions are also marketed to companies in other industries for integration into products with small sensors and limited platforms, such as smart cards, wearables, cars and Internet of Things.
Our customers cover most of the market of fingerprint technology, and encompass several different sensor technologies. Together with our customers, we work in close collaboration to meet the demands of both mobile phone manufacturers and other suppliers of products with fingerprint technology. We also sell fingerprint software to security companies and manufacturers of national ID cards with standard size sensors.
In our business area Mobile Smart Card Solutions, we have agreements with partners that integrate our Tactivo smart card reader into complete solutions that enable convenient and secure mobile access to IT-systems. Our partners manage distribution and sales in prioritized markets, which are US government agencies, healthcare organizations in the UK and Sweden and enterprises. Tactivo is deployed within the US Department of Defense, major UK healthcare Trusts, Swedish healthcare operators and international enterprises.
Precise Biometrics is headquartered in Lund, Sweden with a subsidiary in Virginia, USA. We operate through local sales representatives in the US, China, Taiwan and South Korea to secure a local presence in key markets. We have around 35 staff members, consultants included. We are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Our revenues in 2015 were SEK 56.3 million. Håkan Persson holds the position as president and CEO at Precise Biometrics. Find out more about him and the management team.
Research and Development
We boast one of the world’s most experienced R&D teams within fingerprint software that has 20 years’ experience of developing fingerprint software for small fingerprint sensors. Precise Biometrics has established a technological edge that is based on extensive experience of developing algorithm solutions for fingerprint recognition. We are continuously developing the functionality and performance of our technology for current and new product areas. The company’s portfolio of patents is extensive, designed to protect the company’s technology and products in selected markets.
Precise Biometrics is the leader in fingerprint software. Our software provides the best user experience for products with small sensors and platforms with limited processing power and memory, regardless of the sensor technology and operating system. Our technology leadership is based on 20 years’ experience of developing fingerprint software and is used every day by hundreds of millions of people. In 2014, our software enabled the launch of the first Android smartphone with a fingerprint touch sensor.
Our competence and understanding of both image processing, user experience and security are decisive in terms of enhancing the company’s technical leadership in fingerprint software.
Precise Biometrics was founded in 1997 with a vision to offer fingerprint technology for mobile phones and smart cards. In 2014, our software enabled the launch of the first Android smartphone with touch fingerprint technology. Precise Biometrics’ fingerprint software has been developed to provide optimal performance for products with small fingerprint sensors and limited platforms, such as smartphones and smart cards. We have been a pioneer in fingerprint technology ever since the start and continue to offer innovative solutions for convenient and secure authentication of digital identity.