AuthenTec, a provider of smart sensors and solutions, has stated that the new Fujitsu waterproof smartphones offered by NTT DOCOMO have been integrated with AuthenTec (News - Alert) AES1711 fingerprint sensor.
The two waterproof smartphones that come packed with AuthenTec multiple touch powered features are the PRIME series F-01B and SMART series F-03B mobile phones. Both Fujitsu's (News - Alert) F-03B and F-01B will incorporate the AES1711 fingerprint sensor for enhancing touch-powered features of the phone by giving users full navigation capabilities as the ability to quickly and securely lock and unlock the phone with the simple swipe of a finger.
According to AuthenTec, its AES1711 is the fourth generation high performance slide sensor for the wireless market that combines their proven size, security and touch-powered features with an expanded I/O voltage range, very low power consumption, and enhanced aesthetics and durability. AES1711 protects access to the phone's stored information and enables operators to provide profitable new mobile commerce and wireless banking services.
Katsumi Takada, general manager for the Mobile Phone (News - Alert) Group of Fujitsu, said that the company is pleased to expand its offering of smart sensor-enabled waterproof mobile phones to include the docomo PRIME series F-01B for people who love to explore the latest multimedia, and the docomo SMART series F-03B for busy people who want to live productively and enhance the management of their professional and private lives. The firm values its long-term relationship with AuthenTec and appreciates the differentiation their smart sensor technology brings to these new smartphones.
Masatoshi Morishita, AuthenTec vice president and president of AuthenTec, expressed his pleasure to expand the firm’s longstanding relationship with Fujitsu and NTT (News - Alert) DOCOMO through the launch of their newest smartphones integrating AuthenTec technology and added that Fujitsu and NTT DOCOMO are recognized as leaders in smartphone technology and innovation, and they are looking forward to supporting the launch of these feature-packed waterproof phones using our AES1711 sensor in durable new TouchStone packaging.
AuthenTec has claimed that its TouchStone package allows for easy integration into various waterproof industrial design configurations by providing the durability and water resistance required for this new class of handsets.
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Edited by Amy Tierney