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BIO-key® International, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule

WALL, NJ–(May 7, 2013) – BIO-key International, Inc. (OTCQB: BKYI), a global leader in fingerprint biometric identification solutions, advanced mobile credentialing and identity verification technologies, today reported that the company plans to release first quarter Fiscal 2013 financial results on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. In conjunction with the release, BIO-key has scheduled a conference call,…

Fingerprint Cards Appoints Piper Jaffray as its Financial Advisor

STOCKHOLM–Regulatory News: Fingerprint Cards (FPC) (STO:FINGB), a leading supplier of biometric components for the mobile device market, announced today that it has retained Piper Jaffray as its financial advisor. The biometric market is rapidly evolving and FPC is experiencing an increasing amount of alliance and partnership opportunities. In addition, FPC has received proposals to invest in…

Miller-Keystone Blood Center Streamlines Donor Check-In With BIO-key TruDonor ID(TM)

WALL, NJ–(Marketwired – May 6, 2013) – BIO-key International, Inc. (OTCQB: BKYI), a global leader in fingerprint biometric identification solutions, advanced mobile credentialing and positive patient identification technologies, today reported that Miller-Keystone Blood Center (MKBC), has selected BIO-key’s TruDonor to enhance the security and convenience of positive donor identification at their centers. Miller-Keystone Blood Center,…

SmartDebit Responds to Research on Contactless Payment Usage

6 May 2013: According to the Scotsman, consumers have remained wary of new contactless payment technology, with one in four stating that they find the thought of paying for something without entering a pin number ‘scary.’ Only 6 percent of respondents have used contactless technology which allows users to purchase goods priced under £15 without entering…

Precise Biometrics: Tactivo™ for iPad 4th Generation Obtains MFi Approval by Apple

STOCKHOLM–May 03, 2013:  Tactivo is the first mobile smart card and fingerprint reader based on the new Lightning connector, which has been approved by Apple. This new version also supports payment chip cards. Thomas Marschall, President and CEO of Precise Biometrics, says: “We are pleased to announce that Tactivo for iPad 4th Generation has been…

Accenture Selects Mount Airey Group as “Small Business of the Year”

ARLINGTON, Va.– Accenture Federal Services announced Mount Airey Group Inc. as the recipient of Accenture’s inaugural “Small Business of the Year” award. Mount Airey Group, a Small Business Administration (SBA) 8a company specializing in identity management and authorization solutions, was selected for its outstanding work on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s United States Visitor…

Fingerprint Cards: FPC wins smartphone DW by Chinese Tier 2 smartphone brand

STOCKHOLM–Regulatory News: Fingerprint Cards (FPC) (STO:FINGB) has won a smartphone design win (DW) for its FPC1080A swipe sensor from a Chinese Tier 2 smartphone brand. The Chinese brand supplies products in China, as well as overseas markets such as India, and ramp-up is expected during the second half of 2013. Due to the prevailing competitive situation,…

FPC Opens Office in Lund and Appoints Manager System and Software Development

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) is opening a development office in Lund, Sweden, and has appointed Sebastian Weber as Manager of System and Software Development. Knowledge of software for mobile systems is pivotal to the company’s continued expansion, and the world-class expertise in mobile technology represented by the Lund region offers excellent recruitment potential. Following its recent…

Green Bit S.p.A. Receives STQC Certificate for India’s Aadhaar UID Project

Grugliasco, April 26, 2013 – Green Bit S.p.A., manufacturer of leading edge fingerprint Livescans, proudly announces that the Dactyscan84c 10-prints Livescan has been STQC certified after being tested and found fully compliant according to the severe technical requirements set by UID. The DactyScan84c has been especially designed for mass enrollment projects like UID with main…

Cross Match Provides Third Generation Palm Scanners for Japanese National Law Enforcement

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – April 25, 2013 Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of biometric identity management solutions, announced today that it delivered a custom version of its L SCAN 500P palm scanner to NEC for deployment by the Japanese national law enforcement agency. This deployment represents another step in the cooperation…

Fingerprint Cards: FPC Receives Initial Mass Production Order of 100,000 Units for Its Swipe Sensor Technology for the Japanese Smartphone Market

STOCKHOLM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) (STO:FINGB) has received an order for 100,000 units of its swipe sensor technology, to be delivered in early May 2013. This volume will cover the initial mass production required for mobile phones scheduled for launch in Japan during the second quarter of 2013. “The timing of this initial mass…

RadioShack® Deploys M2SYS Technology’s Biometric Identification Software for Second Hand Merchandise Buy-Back Program

Atlanta, GA, April 24, 2013: M2SYS Technology, a global biometrics identity management company, announced today that RadioShack® has deployed M2SYS’ biometric identification software at select stores to capture the fingerprints of customers engaging in the sale of second-hand merchandise through RadioShack®’s “Trade & Save” Program. The biometric software deployment is meant to help stop fraud and…

ADDING MULTIMEDIA Validity Announces the World’s Most Flexible Fingerprint Authentication Platform for Smartphones and Tablets

SAN JOSE, Calif.– Validity Sensors®, Inc., the leader in Natural ID™ authentication fingerprint sensors, launches the world’s first Mobile Natural ID Platform™ providing OEMs with a flexible solution capable of meeting the unique design and security needs of smartphones, tablets, and phablets. Currently being designed into products by leading OEMs, Validity’s platform consists of a…

Aware, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2013 Financial Results

BEDFORD, Mass., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWRE), a leading supplier of biometrics software and services and DSL service assurance software products, today reported financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2013. Revenue for the first quarter of 2013 was $5.6 million, an increase of 15% compared to $4.9 million…

SmartMetric Introduces NFC Biometrics

BAY HARBOR, FL–(Apr 22, 2013) – SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) — The President and CEO of SmartMetric, Inc., Ms. Chaya Hendrick, said this morning that “SmartMetric wishes to inform shareholders and the general public that the company has successfully incorporated NFC (Near Field Communication) into its fingerprint activated Biometric Chip card for use by financial…

BIO-key® International, Inc. Awarded CA SiteMinder Validation for BIO-key ID Director

LAS VEGAS, NV–(Apr 22, 2013) – CA WORLD – BIO-key International, Inc. (OTCQB: BKYI), a global leader in fingerprint biometric identification solutions, advanced mobile credentialing and identity verification technologies, today reported that it successfully achieved CA Validation status for the BIO-key ID Director for CA SiteMinder. The company will showcase Bio-Key ID Director for CA…

Ingenico Introduces iWB Bio Series, Its Mobile Fingerprint Secure Solution Delivering Services at the Last Mile

Paris – April 18, 2013. Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 ‐ ING), leading worldwide provider of payment solutions introduces the iWB Bio Series. Leveraging biometric authentication through mobile and secure fingerprint solution, iWB Bio Series changes the way governments and financial institutions distribute services in emerging countries. Today, more than 2.5 billion of the world’s adults remain…

CLEAR to Expedite Security at San Antonio International Airport by Summer 2013

New York, NY:  CLEAR, the leading biometric identity service, announced today that it will launch its expedited traveler services at San Antonio International Airport (SAT) by summer 2013. San Antonio travelers will now be able to speed through airport security in less than 5 minutes on average, bringing speed, predictability and service back to travel. “We…

Validity Sensors CTO to Discuss Secure Online Commerce at Mobile Payments and NFC World Summit

SAN JOSE, Calif. & HONG KONG– Sebastien Taveau, CTO of Validity Sensors, Inc., the leader in Natural ID™ authentication fingerprint sensors, will be presenting at Mobile Payments and NFC World Summit on Friday, April 19 at 12:30pm in Hong Kong, where he will discuss how to protect digital identities in the mobile world. Taveau’s presentation…

EyeVerify Accelerates Leadership Position in Mobile Security With Third Eyeprint Patent

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Apr 17, 2013) – EyeVerify today announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its third patent. This patent covers EyeVerify’s technology for spoof detection for biometric authentication, also known as “Liveness” testing. “We’ve seen tremendous interest from the market in our Eyeprint solution…

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