Monday, 12 December 2011 00:02
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.
AuthenTec's QuickSec VPN Client for Android helps ensure enhanced VPN security on the handset as well as interoperability with the most widely deployed network systems.