SAGEM Morpho has developed RapID, a handheld biometric terminal developed for use in hostile environments that allow law enforcement users and others to fingerprint someone and get quick, remote verification, even in the field. It can also be used in transportation and homeland security situations.
Tacoma – SAGEM Morpho, Inc., industry leader in multi-biometric technologies, has introduced Morpho(tm) RapID, a mobile handheld biometric terminal, developed for law enforcement, transportation and homeland security applications. Law Enforcement users can acquire a fingerprint image and remotely perform 1-to-many identifications against a watch list or 1-to-1 comparisons for identity verification. Morpho(tm) RapID matching accuracy is achieved through the forensic quality optical fingerprint sensor and the SAGEM on-board AFIS-quality fingerprint algorithms.
“Morpho(tm) RapID is a rugged, open terminal designed for all types of law enforcement applications, from suspect apprehension to on-the-spot identity verification,” said Glen McNeil, SAGEM Morpho Law Enforcement Product Manager. “We have been working closely with our customers on the development of the Morpho(tm) RapID. We can truly say that Morpho(tm) RapID is a mobile biometric product designed by law enforcement users for law enforcement users.”
Morpho(tm) RapID was developed for use in hostile environments; the terminal is sealed and rugged. The mobile handheld terminal is shock resistant and can withstand a fall of four feet to a concrete surface. Morpho(tm) RapID meets IP 54 qualifications for resistance to dust and water. The unit is powered by an extended life lithium-ion removable battery and supports multiple wireless interfaces, including GSM, GPRS as well as WiFi true wireless connectivity. The Morpho(tm) RapID has an internal memory that can store up to 100,000 fingerprint records.
About SAGEM Morpho
SAGEM Morpho, the industry leading biometrics company, develops, manufactures, and integrates multiple biometric technologies including fingerprint, iris scan and facial recognition products and services. SAGEM Morpho applies more than twenty years of global experience in biometric identification. It delivers trusted and reliable biometric solutions to address a wide variety of markets that include law enforcement, Federal Government, Homeland Security, driver’s licenses, civil identification, and applicant background checks as well as consumer and commercial applications.
SAGEM Morpho’s solutions are in use by Federal, State and local agencies. SAGEM Morpho is a wholly owned subsidiary of the European firm SAGEM. For more information, contact [email protected].