IDEX receives first order from Validus

IDEX has received an order for a trial batch of the new SmartFinger® Film fingerprint sensor. 

Validus Technologies Inc. (“Validus”) has designed IDEX’ fingerprint solution into its ValidCard(TM), and has now ordered a trial batch of 1,000 SmartFinger Film fingerprint sensors and complementary software for use in Validus’ new biometric card. Delivery is scheduled early in the second quarter of 2011.

“Validus is prospecting several promising ID card pilot projects where our fingerprint technology will play a key role,” says Ralph W. Bernstein, CEO of IDEX.

The full press release is enclosed in pdf file.

21 january 2011

Press contact:
Dr. Ralph W. Bernstein, CEO, +47 930 59 303, ralph.bernstein(at)

About IDEX ASA: 
IDEX ASA is a Norwegian public company specializing in fingerprint imaging and recognition technology. IDEX’ vision is to ensure individuals a safe, secure, and user-friendly use of personal ID. IDEX has developed the award-winning SmartFinger Film technology platform including the patented fingerprint imaging principle, sensing scheme and chip design. Combined with core software solutions for imaging and authentication SmartFinger Film enables on-device enrollment, template storage and verification within the very same module. The SmartFinger Film sensor is thin and bendable and can be customized for a variety of applications such as One Time Password devices, Smartcards, ID cards, access control devices and biometric tokens. The SmartFinger technology is available to customers under an intellectual property (IP) licensing scheme or as SmartFinger Film sensor assemblies for integration into customers’ products. IDEX ASA (ticker IDEX) is listed at the Oslo Axess market place on the Oslo Børs (Oslo stock exchange). For more information, please visit or contact IDEX at:

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)