BIO-key partners including Oracle, IBM, Computer Associates and Evidian, who have added BIO-key's biometric identity solution into their offerings, can now provide their enterprise customers a fast, secure and convenient way to assure their users' identities to access enterprise applications through smartphones.
BIO-key is a Gold level member of the Oracle® Partner Network. "The fact that BIO-key's software is interoperable with numerous fingerprint readers is an important feature for Oracle because it enables enterprises to more easily establish identity remotely on a variety of devices – from laptops to tablets to cell phones," said Darren Calman, Director of Product Management, Oracle Identity & Access Management. "Software that can enroll, identify and verify mobile users is critical to our customers with today's work force."
According to IDC's May 2010 Worldwide Mobile Phone Quarterly Tracker report, growth in the smartphone market more than doubled that of the overall mobile phone market in the first quarter this year, stating vendors shipped a total of 54.7 million units in the first quarter of 2010 (1Q10), up 56.7% from the same quarter the year prior. Furthermore, a March 2010 Nielson report predicted that smartphones will become the standard device by the end of 2011, with the number of smartphones in the U.S. exceeding mobile phones.
"Cell phone manufacturers recognize that passwords and PIN codes are not sufficient to secure a cell phone user's personal data or provide secure access to company networks and servers. Over 10 million mobile phones have now added fing
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