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.
"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 t
|SOURCE Fidelica Microsystems, Inc.|
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