Fujitsu smartphone integrates smart fingerprint sensor from AuthenTec

AuthenTec, a provider of mobile and
network security, announced that its AES850 smart fingerprint sensor is
integrated on a new Fujitsu smartphone, the REGZA Phone T-01D Android model now
available from NTT DOCOMO.

AuthenTec’s AES850 helps improve the
speed and security of Osaifu-Keitai NFC mobile wallet transactions via secure
fingerprint authentication on the REGZA Phone T-01D.The REGZA Phone T-01D also
incorporates AuthenTec’s DataDefender app, allowing users to lock and unlock
favorite Android applications with one swipe of a finger across the AES850
smart sensor.

We value our long-term relationship
with mobile security leader AuthenTec and are pleased to incorporate their very
small but capable sensor into our newest REGZA smartphone where it enhances
user convenience and security,” said Katsumi Takada, head of Mobile Phone Group
of Fujitsu.

30 Fujitsu phone models have
incorporated AuthenTec fingerprint sensors, encompassing many millions of
mobile phones beginning with the mova F505i which began shipping in 2003.


  Our AES850 waterproof module
offers the compact size, symmetry, durability and performance that smartphone
makers want, plus effortless security and enhanced usability that enrich the
user experience,” said Art Stewart, AuthenTec 
Vice President of Smart Sensor Solutions.


AuthenTec has shipped more than 15
million fingerprint sensors for use in mobile devices. AuthenTec’s proven
embedded security offering includes its DRM Fusion Agent for content
protection that supports multiple industry standards, and its QuickSec Mobile
VPN solution tailored specifically for Android and iOS phones and tablets.


Recenlty, AuthenTec announced
that NEC Casio Mobile Communications has selected its QuickSecVPN Client
solution for enterprise-class security in NEC Casio’s Android smartphones.


QuickSec VPN Client for Android helps ensure enhanced VPN security on the
handset as well as interoperability with the most widely deployed network


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