Thursday, October 9th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA -- (ACN Newswire) -- Suprema, Inc., a leading global provider of technology in biometrics and identification, today announced the launch of the new SFM5500 Series fingerprint embedded modules.

The new SFM5500 Series modules feature range-leading 533 MHz DSP with a high precision capacitive sensor as well as an optical sensor offering superb image quality and a highly durable sensor surface. With the enhanced DSP and functions, the new module offers far faster verification and identification time than its predecessor, SFM3500 Series. It also enables users to manage and transmit biometric data more securely and faster since it is equipped with WSQ (Wavelet Scalar Quantization) image compression technology.

SFM5500 Series products provide versatile external interface including RS232, RS422/485, Wiegand and LED control functions, readily applicable to access control applications. They feature a FIPS201 approved algorithm, which compliances to ISO and ANSI standards.

"The new SFM5500 Series will provide our customers with more confidence in designing devices for various applications requiring high-volume processing, as it offers flexible customization as well as enhanced performance thanks to an upgraded CPU," said Young S. Moon, Vice President of Suprema Inc. "With biometric technology becoming more popular for mobility, such as with smartphones, the SFM5500 Series will bring our customers more opportunity to expand business across various applications."

Suprema's fingerprint algorithm has been ranked top in a number of international algorithm performance tests such as FVC and MINEX.

The new SFM5500 Series is now available for purchase in markets around the globe. For more information, visit

About Suprema Inc.

Suprema Inc. is a leading global provider of technologies in biometrics and identification. The company's range of products includes biometric access control systems, fingerprint modules, e-passport readers and live-scanners. Suprema has worldwide sales network in over 125 countries and also a listed company in stock exchange in South Korea (KOSDAQ). For further information, visit 


David Kim (PAN HEE)
Manager, PR & MARCOM
Management and Planning, Suprema Inc.
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