Fused Biometric Technology to be Marketed Worldwide
ALEXANDRIA, Va. and WALL, N.J., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sagem Morpho, Inc. (SAFRAN Group) the industry leader in multi-biometric solutions, and BIO-key International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI), a leader in finger-based biometric identification and wireless public safety solutions, announced today a technology partnership that combines the strengths of both companies to create high-performance biometric matching technology. Under this partnership arrangement, Sagem Morpho has invested in licensing of BIO-key technology to create the world's most accurate, scalable and responsive fingerprint identification solutions.
"As the industry leader, Sagem Morpho has been researching global scale biometric systems of hundreds of millions, up to a billion records and very fast, high volume transactions," stated Bernard Gautier, President and CEO of Sagem Morpho. "Fusing our respective algorithms will result in industry-changing performance improvements. We believe our partnership with BIO-key creates the right technology combination to increase the accuracy, speed and reliability necessary for massive system expansion. The timing of this partnership is superb, as our global clients' system and application requirements are rapidly growing. We have anticipated this and are ready to meet our customer's needs in this exciting and important area."
Technical and scientific teams from both companies are working closely to optimize the fusion of core technology in a unique way that will result in greater performance benefits and value for clients. By using the Sagem Morpho/BIO-key advanced biometric offering, integrators can design better, faster, and more cost-effective biometric applications for government, civil and commercial clients around the globe.
Mike DePasquale, BIO-key's President and CEO added, "Having been
involved in many large-scale international ID programs, BIO
|SOURCE BIO-key International, Inc.|
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