Precise Biometrics has concluded an agreement with German IDENTOS GmbH on the takeover of the Mobile Smart Card Solutions business area, which includes the business operation involving smart card readers under the Tactivo™ brand. This entails Precise Biometrics further increasing its focus on the Fingerprint Technology business area and freeing up resources for the development and sales of fingerprint technology.
Precise Biometrics’ algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in smart cards, Precise BioMatch Embedded, has through cooperation with Fingerprint Cards been integrated in MeReals biometric smart card V2 that was launched yesterday in connection with the opening of Pleinair Casino.
Rutger Petersson, Director of Research and Development and member of the management team is leaving Precise Biometrics for a new assignment as Analytics & Insight Manager at Verisure Innovation AB. The search for his successor has been initiated.
At the Annual General Meeting (the “AGM”) of Precise Biometrics, which was held today on Tuesday May 16, Anna Almlöf, Torbjörn Clementz, Torgny Hellström, Matts Lilja, Mats Lindoff and Synnöve Trygg were re-elected Board members. The AGM also resolved on the implementation of an incentive program for the company’s employees.
Growth in the fingerprint market is still strong. Revenues from several of our customers are growing. As previously indicated, sales during the first quarter were lower than in the previous year and are a consequence of the ongoing market and customer transformation. Together with investments in the business for growth, operating profit ended up negative.
Precise Biometrics, a leader in fingerprint software, has entered into a commercial software license and distribution agreement with Korean sensor manufacturer MELFAS for the licensing of Precise Biometrics’ algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices, Precise BioMatch Mobile.