BEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aware, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWRE), a leading technology innovator and software supplier to the telecommunications and biometrics industries, today announced that on January 5, 2011 its Board of Directors had appointed John S. Stafford, Jr. and John S. Stafford, III to the Aware Board of Directors.
Mr. Stafford, Jr. was appointed a Class III Director and will serve on the Board's Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Stafford, Jr. had previously been a director of Aware from 1988 to 1998.
Mr. Stafford, III was appointed a Class II Director and will serve on the Board's Compensation Committee.
Earlier today Aware filed a Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission announcing the appointments of Mr. Stafford, Jr. and Mr. Stafford, III to its Board of Directors.
On September 24, 2010, Aware announced that it was considering a spin-off of its patent licensing operations. Aware is currently reviewing strategic options with respect to its patent licensing operations, including a potential spin-off.
Aware is a leading technology and supplier for the telecommunications and biometrics industries. Aware has pioneered innovations at telecommunications standards-setting organizations for DSL and networking. Telecom equipment vendors and phone companies use Aware's DSL test and diagnostics modules and Dr. DSL® software to provision and troubleshoot DSL circuits globally. Aware is also a veteran of the biometrics industry, providing biometric and imaging software components used in government systems worldwide since 1992. Aware's interoperable, standard-compliant, field-proven imaging products are used in a number of applications, from border management to criminal justice to medical imaging. Aware is a publicly held company (Nasdaq: '/>"/>
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