Labcal Technologies will be using Bioscrypt’s one-to-one fingerprint matching algorithm in its SmartPrint Mobile Checker, a wireless, handheld authentication unit used to read data from contactless, secure personal identification smart cards.
New Solution Extends Bioscrypt-on-Board Enterprise Solutions to Include Handheld Authentication Device
TORONTO, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – Bioscrypt Inc., a leading provider of identity verification technology, has announced that Labcal Technologies, Inc. has licensed the industry’s foremost one-to-one fingerprint matching algorithm for use with their SmartPrint(TM) Mobile Checker device.
The SmartPrint(TM) Mobile Checker is a wireless, handheld authentication unit used to read data from contactless, secure personal identification (smart) cards. The Mobile Checker compares a live version of an individual’s fingerprint with their biometric template stored on a card. Following a successful identity verification, the Mobile Checker displays its data (the owner’s name, identification number, and/or any other records) on its LCD display for a highly secure identification.
“We chose to integrate Bioscrypt’s award-winning algorithm with our handheld authentication device as we see several requirements in the market that could be satisfied with this great partnership,” said Pierre Root, President and CEO of Labcal. “Our SmartPrint(TM) Mobile Checker reader adds a new dimension to Bioscrypt’s enterprise offering by adding mobile authentication capabilities. We are very pleased with this new association and we look forward to a successful business relationship.”
“In today’s world where security and protection against fraud are primary concerns it is increasingly important to verify individuals at many locations. With this offering, Bioscrypt closes the loop and addresses enterprise deployments that extend from the door to the desktop to mobile devices,” said Pierre Donaldson, President and CEO, Bioscrypt. “I am confident our new partnership with Labcal will be mutually prosperous and rewarding.”
About Labcal Technologies, Inc.
Founded in 1995, Labcal Technologies Inc. develops and markets authentication solutions based on biometric, smart card and PKI technologies. With one of the industry’s most comprehensive portfolios of readers and software, Labcal offers trusted and highly secure digital identity systems for a wide range of applications, such as: physical access control, logical access control, military ID and national ID cards. Labcal also provides the market with a complete integrated authentication solution that supports physical and logical access control as well as mobile authentication. Labcal offers a full range of core and vertical-specific solutions to market demands for any of the following: airport, seaport, oil refinery, healthcare, civil ID, government, and Fortune 1000 Enterprises. For further information please visit www.labcal.com.
About Bioscrypt Inc.
Bioscrypt Inc. is a leading provider of identity verification technology. The Company’s solutions combine the convenience of touch with the high security of fingerprint-based biometrics for simple and secure access to facilities, equipment and information. Using the “bioscrypt on board(TM)” brand, the Company offers packaged products, OEM components and software licensing to leading security solution manufacturers and integrators worldwide for physical, wireless and network security applications. Among the many leading edge companies and partners using Bioscrypt technology are the U.S. Army, NASA, American Express, the New York Police Department, Kronos, NATO, Continental Airlines, Intel, Atmel, HID Corporation, Honeywell and Northern Computers. Bioscrypt’s patented technology is interoperable with leading fingerprint sensors and is both platform and operating system independent. Bioscrypt is traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol BYT. For more information, visit the Bioscrypt Web site at www.bioscrypt.com.