Navigation Links
Fidelica Microsystems Announces Biometrically-Authenticated Smart Card
Date:12/5/2007

Integrated Biometric ID Technology Now Embedded in a Fully Flexible

ISO-Compliant Card Format

MILPITAS, Calif., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Fidelica Microsystems, Inc., a pioneering developer of fingerprint imaging and authentication technology, announces the availability of the company's FSC-3012 Biometrically Authenticated Smart Card. This biometrically-authenticated credential features a fully-embedded biometric system. Fidelica's smart card is the first in the industry to provide fingerprint imaging, enrollment and authentication contained entirely within an ISO 7810/16-format smart card. This card offers a cost-effective and easy-to-use means for security professionals to add biometric authentication to an access control or IT system, simply by upgrading cards.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071205/AQW110)

"Based on the BCP-3 platform, the FSC-3012 allows accurate and reliable biometric security to be quickly and economically deployed," said Robert Allen, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Fidelica. "By embedding a flexible plastic fingerprint scanner, microprocessor, and capture and matching software into a standards compliant smart card, we have made possible a biometric credential which conclusively ties the card to the cardholder," Allen continued.

Placement of the entire biometric system on the card provides the FSC-3012 exceptional accuracy, flexibility and cost-effectiveness:

-- No need to replace or modify infrastructure or back-end systems. The

FSC-3012 simply adds biometric security to existing systems.

-- Eliminates the need to transfer fingerprint templates between the

reader and the card, thereby reducing interface requirements and

increasing speed of use.

-- Protects the cardholder's privacy -- an authentication decision is the

only data released from the card.

-- Eliminates interoperability issues associated with the use of varying

fingerprint sensors on card readers.

-- Allows for ready migration to biometrics on smart cards with ISO 14443

and other wireless protocols without installing fingerprint sensors on

card readers.

Fidelica's FSC-3012 has a compact form factor, high reliability and efficiency and low price making it ideal for a wide variety of applications. Fidelica offers a host of support tools such as a card development kit (CDK) and enrollment software.

In addition to smart cards, Fidelica is developing biometric security platforms for PCs, laptops, and mobile applications such as cell phones and PDAs, for release in 2008.

About Fidelica Microsystems

Fidelica Microsystems, a Petters Group Worldwide company, is a developer of biometrics technology for electronic security, access and transaction control. Fidelica's proprietary, state-of-the-art pressure-sensing technology is produced using robust polymer materials making it ideally suited for smart cards and other small and highly-portable authentication solutions. Inherent accuracy, efficiency and simplicity attributes enable security professionals to rapidly deploy Fidelica's fingerprint authentication solutions with minimum infrastructure disruption and within strict budget constraints. For more information, visit http://www.fidelica.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Fidelica Microsystems, Inc.
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology news :

1. Selexis Announces Advanced Approach to Maximize Power of Genetic Elements for Rapid Development of High Performance Cell Lines
2. LaserCard Corporation Announces Expansion of Middle East Project
3. BIO-key(R) Announces Contracts for New Criminal Justice Data Sharing Solution
4. Balzan Foundation announces 2007 winners
5. The American Society of Plant Biologists announces 2007 awards
6. ASPB announces Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship 2007 recipients
7. NIST announces 56 new awards for innovative technology research and development
8. Titanium Group Announces Contract With Haitong Securities
9. Measurement Specialties, Inc. Announces Impact of German Business Tax Reform 2008 Resulting in Lower Combined German Tax Rate - Impacts 2Q08 Reported Financial Results
10. FIJI Water announces sustainable growth initiative with commitment to help mitigate climate change
11. HGS announces positive Phase 2 LymphoStat-B at ACR meeting
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/16/2016)... , June 16, 2016 ... is expected to reach USD 1.83 billion by ... View Research, Inc. Technological proliferation and increasing demand ... are expected to drive the market growth. ... The development of advanced multimodal techniques ...
(Date:6/9/2016)... an innovation leader in attendance control systems is proud to announce the introduction of ... make sure the right employees are actually signing in, and to even control the ... ... ... ...
(Date:6/7/2016)... , June 7, 2016  Syngrafii Inc. and ... business relationship that includes integrating Syngrafii,s patented LongPen™ ... project. This collaboration will result in greater convenience ... credit union, while maintaining existing document workflow and ... ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- A person commits a crime, and the detective uses ... criminal down. An outbreak of foodborne illness makes ... uses DNA evidence to track down the bacteria that caused ... not. The FDA has increasingly used a complex, cutting-edge technology ... Put as simply as possible, whole genome sequencing is a ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June, 23, 2016  The Biodesign Challenge (BDC), a ... ways to harness living systems and biotechnology, announced its ... in New York City . ... students, showcased projects at MoMA,s Celeste Bartos Theater during ... , MoMA,s senior curator of architecture and design, and ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... In a new case report published today ... a patient who developed lymphedema after being treated for breast cancer benefitted from an ... paradigm for dealing with this debilitating, frequent side effect of cancer treatment. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 On Wednesday, June ... 4,833.32, down 0.22%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.27% ... at 2,085.45, down 0.17%. Stock-Callers.com has initiated coverage on the ... Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR ), Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. ... BIND ). Learn more about these stocks by ...
Breaking Biology Technology: