Cross Match, DigitalPersona merge
Cross Match Holdings, sponsored by Francisco Partners, and DigitalPersona announced a definitive merger agreement that will combine the two companies. With more than 300 employees, an impressive network of partners and millions of users, the merged companies will have a strong global presence in the government, financial, retail, defense, law enforcement and corporate markets.
Rich Agostinelli, industry veteran and current CEO of DigitalPersona, will assume the same role for the combined company, which will continue to be headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
GCR unveils airport-credentialing product
GCR Inc. has introduced “AirportIQ Secure Credentials,” a biometric security and continuous credentialing solution for the aviation and airport industry.
The system provides a biometrically enabled security credential. Features include the continuous validation of background, verification of the identity of aviation workers, binding of biometric and biographic information to the individual and improving existing badge enrollment processes.
This new system manages the entry and maintenance of identity information, both biographical and biometric, prints badges, interfaces with access control systems, maintains historical information and provides deployment to off-site authorized signers. This system provides a high level of identity assurance within the user and enables strong authentication for physical access.
AirportIQ Secure Credentials combines biometric and credentialing functionality provided by ImageWare Systems, with business automation and other components built by GCR Inc.