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Fujitsu Awarded Product Innovation Of The Year By Frost & Sullivan

Palm Vein Authentication Device Recognized for Innovative Features and Unique Design

Fujitsu Computer Products of America

May 02, 2007

Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., one of the world’s leading suppliers of innovative computer products including hard disk drives, peripherals and biometric security solutions, today announced that the company has been honored with the Frost & Sullivan Product Innovation of the Year Award for its revolutionary approach in biometric technology. The Fujitsu palm vein authentication device, PalmSecure™, was recognized for its high level of security and consistency, ease-of-use, and strong level of user acceptance due to its contactless, non-invasive authentication process.

To recognize the recipient of the Product Innovation of the Year Award, Frost & Sullivan evaluated products on the basis of the products’ competitive advantages and significance in their respective industries, innovation in terms of unique or revolutionary technology, and product acceptance and penetration in the marketplace. Fujitsu was selected for demonstrating technical superiority within the biometric category, with its vein recognition biometric products using a unique non-contact user interaction technique.

“Frost & Sullivan is proud to bestow the Best Practice Awards to Fujitsu for its research and development in the biometric field,” said Imran Kahn, Frost & Sullivan. “With its revolutionary technology, competitive advantage, and mass product acceptance, Fujitsu’s PalmSecure is well positioned to penetrate the financial, health care, and government access control market.”

“Fujitsu is honored to receive this prestigious award recognition among a number of innovative technologies,” said Joel Hagberg, vice president, marketing and business development, Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. “We’re experiencing growth in the marketplace adoption of the PalmSecure device in the United States, and the Frost & Sullivan Award further validates Fujitsu in serving the industry’s complex business needs.”

About Best Practices

Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research in order to identify best practices in the industry.

About Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting company, has been partnering with clients to support the development of innovative strategies for more than 40 years. The company's industry expertise integrates growth consulting, growth partnership services, and corporate management training to identify and develop opportunities. Frost & Sullivan serves an extensive clientele that includes Global 1000 companies, emerging companies, and the investment community by providing comprehensive industry coverage that reflects a unique global perspective, and combines ongoing analysis of markets, technologies, econometrics, and demographics. For more information, visit

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Over 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.5 trillion yen (US$54 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012. For more information, please see:

Fujitsu UK and Ireland is a leading IT systems, services and products company employing 11,400 people with an annual revenue of £1.7 billion. Its business is in enabling its customers to realise their objectives by exploiting information technology through its integrated product and service portfolio. This includes consulting, applications, systems integration, managed services and product for customers in the private and public sectors including retail, financial services, telecoms, government, defence and consumer sectors. For more information, please see:

About Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.

Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. conducts engineering and marketing activities in Sunnyvale, CA and sales operations throughout the United States. Fujitsu Computer Products of America currently offers products and services including hard disk drives, scanners and scanner maintenance, Magneto-Optical drives, palm vein recognition technology, 10Gb Ethernet switches and degaussers. Fujitsu Computer Products of America is located at 1255 East Arques Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA, 94085. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or 408-746-7000.

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Date: 02 May, 2007