IDEX Secures Additional Cardinal Sensor Design Win for Tier-One Mobile Customer

IDEX ASA today announced that a tier-one smartphone customer has selected IDEX’s Cardinal touch fingerprint sensor for integration into a mobile handset. The design win further validates the price-performance value proposition that the Company’s fingerprint sensor products and technology bring to the mobile market.

“Following IDEX’s announcement on 2 June 2016 of a design win where the IDEX Cardinal sensor was selected as a feature in a tier-one OEM smartphone market launch, we are very pleased to secure a second important design win with a leading mobile customer. This design win along with IDEX’s shift towards a more direct sales approach is contributing to a growing and exciting pipeline of customer opportunities,” says Dr. Hemant Mardia, CEO of IDEX. “Our sensors are competitive on both price and performance for compact form factors, and we expect to secure additional design wins across our family of sensors in the coming quarters.”


Hemant Mardia, CEO, +44 7788 922 171, hm(at)
Henrik Knudtzon CFO, +47 9302 2827, hk(at)

About IDEX

IDEX has developed the world’s most advanced fingerprint imaging, recognition and authentication technology. IDEX’s innovative Intellectual Property (IP) is protected by a comprehensive portfolio of 47 granted and pending patent families, which continues to grow through ongoing innovation.

The IDEX business model is based on designing innovative fingerprint sensor IP and products, which IDEX sells and licenses global Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) partners. These partners utilise IDEX IP in a range of biometrically enabled products. The customers are either purchasing IDEX fingerprint sensor units or paying a royalty on units they produce. IDEX’s addressable market represents a multi-billion unit opportunity, centred on three core markets:

· Mobile Devices
· ID security and Smart Cards
· The Internet of Things

IDEX has an exciting and competitive product ready 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 commercialising these products and has recently announced a number of important OEM partnerships and end user design wins.

IDEX ASA (ticker IDEX) is a Norwegian public company, founded in 1995, and its shares are Listed on the Oslo Børs (Oslo stock exchange). For more information, please visit or contact IDEX at hk(at)


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