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WAND Point-of-Sale Solutions Integrate U.are.U(R) Fingerprint Biometrics From DigitalPersona for Quick-Service Restaurants
Date:10/20/2009

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalPersona, Inc., a leader in fingerprint identity and authentication solutions, today announced that WAND Corporation, a leading supplier of point-of-sale (POS) software for quick-service restaurants, has integrated DigitalPersona technology into their NextGen POS and Classic POS solutions. WAND's quick-service customers can now use fingerprint biometrics to boost cashier accountability and deter unauthorized manager overrides. As a result, restaurants can reduce fraud and save money.

"Biometrics has helped decrease the instances of cash discrepancies at the point of sale," said John McDaniels, district manager of FourCrown, Inc., a Wendy's franchisee. "It has provided us with a level of security that was not present with manager swipe cards."

In the quick-service restaurant industry, swipe cards and passwords have been the traditional tool used for POS security; however, they are easily lost, stolen or shared. WAND is using U.are.U® fingerprint readers from DigitalPersona to increase the security of cashier sign-on, order processing and manager overrides. With biometrics, WAND's customers can tie people to specific transactions. This enhances employee accountability, which greatly reduces time and attendance fraud, as well as till theft.

"By incorporating U.are.U fingerprint readers from DigitalPersona into our POS solutions we are able to offer our customers a proven means of reducing fraud which helps them realize an immediate return on investment and compete more effectively," said Greg Perrill, chief operating officer at WAND Corporation. "With its reputation in POS and comprehensive development tools, DigitalPersona was a natural choice."

WAND selected U.are.U fingerprint readers because they offer a powerful combination of size, accuracy and performance. With a complete range of software tools, integration with U.are.U readers was fast and straightforward.

"Today, restaurateurs are looking to biometrics as a way to increase security and efficiency," said Jim Fulton, vice president of marketing at DigitalPersona. "With fingerprint security, WAND's POS solutions help customers to prevent theft and cuts costs, which are essential for success in the current economy."

About DigitalPersona

DigitalPersona, Inc. is a leading provider of fingerprint biometrics for restaurant and retail POS solutions, enterprises and consumers. The company offers software and hardware that protects people and businesses by enabling them to control their digital identities. For end users, DigitalPersona provides strong identity protection that's uniquely easy to use; the company's business solutions help organizations address growing security, compliance and loss prevention demands. DigitalPersona's award-winning technology has been used worldwide by over 95 million people, and its solutions are offered by market-leading manufacturers such as HP, Dell, IBM and NCR. For more information contact DigitalPersona, Inc. at +1 650.474.4000, or visit www.digitalpersona.com.

About WAND Corporation

WAND Corporation is the world leader in POS software for Quick Service Restaurants, and a leading innovator in Digital Menu Boards. Much more than digital signage, Digital Menu Board technology shows the customer what they want, when they want it. Thousands of QSR locations benefit by working with WAND Corporation, including Arby's, A&W, Burger King, Checkers/Rally's, Church's Chicken, and Wendy's. With over 150 employees and more than 22 years of experience in a rapidly changing industry, WAND Corporation is a nimble, thriving QSR innovator, having never lost the spirit that was the inspiration for its birth in 1987. More information is available at www.wandcorp.com.

© 2009 DigitalPersona, Inc. All rights reserved. DigitalPersona and U.are.U are trademarks of DigitalPersona, Inc. registered in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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