IDEX demonstrates range of fingerprint sensors at CES in Las Vegas and new products with IDEX sensors to be showcased by WWTT

IDEX ASA will have a strong presence at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas January 6-9. IDEX will be showcasing its range of patented fingerprints sensors and demonstrators for mass market smart device applications to partners and prospective customers, including IDEX’s new generation off-chip touch sensor demonstrator. The demonstrations will take place at its private suite at the Westgate Hotel next to the Convention Center.

IDEX is very pleased to announce that our strategic partner World Wide Touch Technology (Holdings) Limited (WWTT) will showcase and launch its new range of FingerQ products at CES with IDEX mass production ready sensors integrated. The Q-stick incorporates the IDEX small area Cardinal touch sensor, while Q-lock and Q-card have integrated the IDEX Ciris swipe sensor solution and software algorithms. These three products are built based on WWTT’s patented secure biometrics key infrastructure technologies and cover secure wireless and contactless remote identification, secure and convenient locks and secured USB storage.

The products address applications for the massive emerging opportunity for Internet of Things (IoT) secured by fingerprint sensors as a convenient replacement for PINs and passwords. IDEX strategy is to secure market share through our key partnerships in mobile, IoT and smart card applications through our range of market leading sensors and algorithms.

The FingerQ product line is a smart biometric security system consisting of a range of mobile peripherals and a proprietary secure software solution. WWTT will be present at the Sands Convention Center/Expo (Tech West for IT/Wireless category), booth # 74570.

About World Wide Touch Technology

World Wide Touch Technology (Holdings) Limited (“WWTT”) was incorporated in 2009. WWTT and its subsidiaries (the “WWTT Group”) are principally engaged in the manufacturing of a range of high-technology products; trading and providing services with respect to automation-related equipment; and strategic investment and development in technologies mainly relating to biometric security, high- speed wireless data transmission and communications.

Since July 2013, the WWTT Group has expanded biometric service offerings and launched the world’s first biometric fingerprint privacy protection platform and devices – FingerQ and PrivacQ – to strengthen its position as the leading provider of patented biometric security solutions.

With a vision to become the purveyor “life technologies” that facilitate and improve the daily lives of the users, the WWTT Group strives to employ cutting- edge technologies in its products and implement strategic development plans in an effort to promote the diversification of its product mix, as well as to enlarge its market share.

WWTT has been listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited since 15 December 2010.

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About IDEX

IDEX ASA specialises in fingerprint imaging and recognition technology. The company has a strong patent portfolio consisting of more than 20 patent families including more than 200 granted patents, as well as cross licenses with Apple. IDEX has a highly competitive product road map including swipe sensors, touch sensors with disruptive cost positions, and a unique in-glass solution. The company is currently in the process of commercializing the products.

IDEX’s addressable market represents a multi-billion unit opportunity, centered on three core markets: Mobile, ID & Smart Cards and the Internet of Things. IDEX has seen a substantial increase in interest from global OEMs in the last quarters, and is positioned as one of three independent players with the relevant IP to capture market share.

IDEX ASA (ticker IDEX) is a Norwegian public company listed at the Oslo Axess market place on the Oslo Børs (Oslo stock exchange). For more information, please visit or contact IDEX at

For more information on IDEX please contact:

Hemant Mardia, CEO, +44 7788 922 171, hm(at)

Henrik Knudtzon, CFO, +47 9302 2827, hk(at)





This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.