BIO-key International, Inc. announced that its Law Enforcement group has been awarded over $450,000 in contracts in the fourth quarter of 2007 to date. These commitments have been made by forty public safety agencies located across the U.S. comprised of municipal and county agencies as well as emergency management departments and major metropolitan transit and police agencies.
BIO-key’s® Law Enforcement Group Receives Additional Commitments
WALL, N.J. — BIO-key International, Inc., a leader in finger-based biometric identification and wireless public safety solutions announced today that its Law Enforcement group has been awarded over $450,000 in contracts in the fourth quarter of 2007 to date. These commitments have been made by forty public safety agencies located across the U.S. comprised of municipal and county agencies as well as emergency management departments and major metropolitan transit and police agencies. Several new customers to BIO-key also made commitments including: the Easton, PA Police Department; the Middletown, DE Police Department; and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Public safety agencies rely on BIO-key’s mobile data products – including MobileCop®, MobileRescue™ and PocketCop® – to link their officers and first responders with federal and state criminal justice databases through a secure wireless communications network. BIO-key’s mobile data products also enable the company’s public safety customers to share data seamlessly thereby enhancing operational efficiency and cost management.
BIO-key’s CEO, Mike DePasquale, noted, “Since the beginning of June, we’ve added more than seventy new federal, state and local agencies to our user community. The new orders we’ve received so far this quarter from both new and existing customers provides further evidence that our solutions fill critical safety needs at all levels of law enforcement.”
BIO-key International, Inc., headquartered in Wall, New Jersey, develops and delivers advanced identification solutions and information services to law enforcement departments, public safety agencies, government and private sector customers. BIO-key’s mobile wireless technology provides first responders with critical, reliable, real-time data and images from local, state and national databases. BIO-key’s high performance, scalable, cost-effective and easy-to-deploy biometric fingerprint identification technology accurately identifies and authenticates users of wireless and enterprise data to improve security, convenience and privacy and to reduce identity theft. Over 750 police departments in North America use BIO-key solutions, making BIO-key the leading supplier of mobile and wireless solutions for law enforcement. (http://www.bio-key.com)