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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. and Sequiam Biometrics Inc. Announce Collaboration to Create Biometrically Enabled Devices

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ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. ( announces today that it has forged an understanding with Sequiam Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: SQUM), through its wholly owned subsidiary Sequiam Biometrics, Inc. (, a leading provider of biometric technology and services. Under the agreement, Sequiam will develop OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) applications utilizing Fujitsu biometric sensors and integrate Fujitsu biometric sensors into existing Sequiam Biometrics cutting edge hardware and software solutions.

Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc sensors, the MBF200 single touch sensor and MBF310 Sweep Sensor ICs (integrated circuits) meet government resolution requirements of 500-dpi 8-bit grayscale. These fingerprint sensors combined with Sequiam's advanced software and rapid hardware development kits give customers the capability to quickly and cost-effectively design a wide range of biometric security and authentication systems. Fujitsu biometric sensors will also be integrated into Sequiam's proven product line to provide robust, reliable, and cost-effective "out of the box" biometric technology solutions.

Kevin Henderson, Sequiam Biometrics, Inc President stated, "This collaboration will create systems that will bring biometrics into areas that were previously out of reach. In producing inexpensive but high quality powerful biometric applications, the consumer and small business space becomes an instantly achievable market."

"Sequiam Biometrics is a welcome addition to the roster of companies using our biometric sensors," said Ray Abrishami, senior director of marketing for Fujitsu Microelectronics America. "We are excited and look forward to working with them to expand the market for biometrically enabled products."

About Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc.

Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA) leads the industry in innovation. FMA provides high-quality, reliable semiconductor products and services for the networking, communications, automotive, security and other markets throughout North and South America. For product information, visit the company web site at

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