Digi-Key adds biometric systems with Fingerprint Cards signing

Digi-Key Electronics has signed a global distribution partnership with Fingerprint Cards to offer the Swedish company’s standalone, compact biometric fingerprint sensors.

Fingerprint Cards’ products are found in hundreds of millions of devices and applications, says the company, and are used billions of times every day, for identification and authentication of access or payment systems.

“We are excited about the new partnership with Fingerprint Cards,” said David Stein, vice president, global supplier management at Digi-Key. “Biometric authentication is growing as it continues to be implemented into new applications and devices. Digi-Key now offers customers an easy path to develop secure devices with integrated capacitive fingerprint sensor technology.”

Michel Roig, senior vice president, payments and access at Fingerprints. “Digi-Key will help us reach out and find new potential markets and application areas.”

Fingerprint Cards is a biometrics company, based in Sweden.

Digi-Key Electronics is headquartered in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA. It is an authorised global, full-service distributor of electronic components. It offers more than 10.2 million components, with over 2.2 million in stock and available for immediate shipment, from over 1,200 quality name-brand manufacturers.

Its Marketplace Product provides a singular shopping experience for all things related to technology innovation — IoT, industrial automation, test and measurement and more.


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