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Fingerprint Cards: Exercise of Warrants

STOCKHOLM–Regulatory News:  The exercise of warrants has been registered on March 28, 2013 and resulted in Fingerprint Cards’ (STO:FINGB) share capital rising by SEK 67,081, whereby it amounted to SEK 10,247,805 on March 28, 2013. The number of shares has risen by 335,407 Class B shares, whereby the number of Class B shares subsequently amounts…

Lockheed Martin Launches Technology Hub To Connect Silicon Valley Innovators With Federal Government Needs

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 28, 2013 — Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] Space Systems Company today announced an initiative aimed at expanding its collaboration with Silicon Valley companies to meet the diverse technology needs of the federal government. Called the Lockheed Martin Silicon Valley Alliance, this technology hub will provide the federal government with greater visibility into…

Fujitsu and smplsolutions® Form Reseller Relationship to Deliver PalmSecure® Biometric Authentication to Communications Industry

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif.–Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc., a leader in innovative technology and front-end solutions, and smplsolutions, the one-stop shop for all your business communications needs, have announced a reseller relationship focusing on PalmSecure biometric authentication technology and the PalmEntry™ Physical Access Control solution. smplsolutions will integrate the PalmSecure solutions into existing and new customers…

Paypal CISO and FIDO Alliance President Michael Barrett to Keynote Voice Biometrics Conference Highlighting Simple, Mobile Authentication

San Francisco, CA –March 27, 2013:  Opus Research is assembling a roster of top-notch presenters to describe how voice biometric technologies help fill the need for fast, easy and strong user authentication. Financial institutions, mobile carriers, consumer electronics manufacturers and government agencies are already putting the technologies to task to support the most convenient way…

CLEAR Speeds Millionth Traveler Through Airport Security

New York, NY –March 26, 2013: CLEAR, the secure identity company that speeds travelers through airport security, announced today that CLEAR lanes have been used over 1 million times. To celebrate the millionth mark, CLEAR launched a website featuring fun travel stats compiled over the past two years. Click here to view the data. “This is…

Ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge Upgrading Biometrics to Lumidigm’s Fingerprint Readers

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — March 27, 2013 — Lumidigm today announced that Alfapass, the provider of the security smart card system at the Ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge in Belgium, is replacing the older biometric system at the ports’ registration stations with Lumidigm V-Series multispectral imaging fingerprint readers. The Port of Antwerp is Europe’s second largest…

Watchful Software Releases TypeWATCH 1.2 for Advanced Persistent Security

MEDFORD, NJ and LISBON, PORTUGAL–(Mar 26, 2013) – Watchful Software, a leading provider of data-centric information security solutions, announced today the release of TypeWATCH Version 1.2, an e-Biometrics solution that leverages the science of Keystroke Dynamics to identify and authenticate users simply by the way they interact with their system. TypeWATCH provides persistent post-authentication security…

EyeLock And Stanley Security Solutions Partner To Commercialize Iris Biometrics

NEW YORK, March 26, 2013 — EyeLock Inc., a leading provider of iris-based identity authentication solutions, today announced its strategic partnership with Stanley Security Solutions (SSS), part of Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK), the second largest commercial security services company in the United States and a leading provider of advanced integrated security solutions globally,…

Morpho Supplies Sweden’s New Driver Licenses and Digital Tachograph Cards

Paris, March 25, 2013: Morpho (Safran), the leading provider of secure identification solutions, has been awarded a contract by the Swedish Transport Agency (Transportstyrelsen) to produce highly secure driver licenses and digital tachograph cards [1] Sweden began issuing the new driver licenses in January and is set to start issuing the digital tachograph cards later this…

Fujitsu and ImageWare Systems Enter Into Contract to Enable the Delivery of Cloud-Based Biometric Multi-Modal Solutions

SUNNYVALE, CA–(Mar 25, 2013) – Fujitsu today announced a contract with ImageWare Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY), a leader in multi-modal biometric security management solutions, to enable the deployment of a new multi-modal biometric identity management solution and model. The cloud-based offering is built on the Fujitsu Global Cloud Platform (FGCP) and features ImageWare’s CloudID(TM) product…

Precise Biometrics Announces Rights Issue of About SEK 55 Million

STOCKHOLM–(March 22, 2013 03:37 AM Eastern Daylight Time)–Regulatory News: Precise Biometrics: (STO:PREC)  · The Board of Directors of Precise Biometrics (“Precise Biometrics”) has decided to propose the AGM on April 23, 2013 to decide to undertake a rights issue with preferential rights for Precise Biometrics’ shareholders of approximately SEK 55 million. · The rights issue is…

US$24Billion Spent on ID Card and eGovernment Programs in the Past Ten Years as Biometric Systems Replace Old Technologies

HONG KONG–(March 22, 2013 05:10 AM Eastern Daylight Time)–In the past 10 years, countries all over the world have invested over US$24 billion to launch smart ID card programs. This investment is due to increase as another 15 countries have indicated that they will replace earlier technologies with biometric-based systems. Other technology programs being implemented…

BIO-key® International, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2012 Financial Results

WALL, NJ–(Mar 20, 2013) – BIO-key International, Inc., a global leader in fingerprint biometric identification solutions, advanced mobile credentialing and identity verification technologies, today reported that the company plans to release Fourth Quarter and Year-End fiscal 2012 financial results on Monday, April 1, 2013. In conjunction with the announcement BIO-key has scheduled a conference call…

Homeland Security Corporation and Sense Technologies Team Up to Integrate Identification and Access Control Into Multiple Security Applications

WRIGHTWOOD, CA–( Mar 18, 2013) – Homeland Security Corporation (PINKSHEETS: HSCC) announced that the company has formed a joint venture with Sense Technologies for the development, sale and support of additional identification methods, including Biometrics and Access control solutions to HSCC’s existing product line. Sense Technologies is a custom developer and solution provider of integrated…

Fujitsu and T&W Operations, Inc., Collaborate to Develop Kidtrack™ System Using the PalmEntry™ Physical Access Control System

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. & HUNTSVILLE, Ala.–Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc., a leader in innovative technology and front-end solutions, today announced that it has teamed up with T&W Operations, Inc., an IT and logistics solutions provider to government and small businesses, to develop the Kidtrack™ system. The Kidtrack system employs Fujitsu’s PalmEntry™ Physical Access Control system…

Fingerprint Cards: FPC Awarded First Mobile Phone Design Win in Third Asian Market

STOCKHOLM: Fingerprint Cards’ (STO:FINGB) swipe sensor technology has won its first mobile phone design win (DW) from a mobile phone manufacturer in a third Asian market. Fingerprint Cards has earlier announced multiple mobile phone design wins in Japan and China, and is now proud to announce its first DW for mobile phones in a third Asian…

Fingerprint Cards: FPC’s Swipe Sensor FPC1080A Selected by Chinese Phone Manufacturer with Access to Well-known European Mobile Phone Brand

March 15, 2013 03:20 AM EDT — STOCKHOLM, Sweden: The Chinese smartphone supplier that has chosen the FPC 1080A is starting an Android Smartphone project this month and expects to release the first mobile phone models in the second half of 2013, both in China and internationally. The first model will use MediaTek’s Quad Core 3G/HSPA…

Fingerprint Cards has Completed Directed Share Issue of SEK 54 Million

March 15, 2013 03:08 AM EDT– STOCKHOLM: Fingerprint Cards AB (”FPC” or ”the Company”) (STO:FINGB) today announces that the Company has completed a private placement of 1.6 new class B shares, providing the Company with SEK 54.4 million before transaction costs. The private placement, which was completed in accordance with the placing agreement with Carnegie Investment Bank…

Accurate Biometrics Announces it has been Awarded the Master Fingerprinting Services Contract for Illinois For a Fourth Consecutive Time

Chicago, IL — March 14, 2013: Accurate Biometrics, today, announces it has been awarded the Master Fingerprinting Services Contract for Illinois, for a three year term, with two-one year renewal options. This is the fourth consecutive award to Accurate Biometrics, and will include services to the Department of Children and Family Services, Department of Human Services,…

The Honorable Ross Ashley Named Advisor to the Board

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – March 13, 2013 Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a world leader in biometric identity management and technology solutions, announced today that the Honorable W. Ross Ashley III will serve as advisor to the board of directors. In that role, Mr. Ashley will provide strategic guidance to the company as it continues…

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