New standards-compliant products extend UPEK’s lead in the rapidly growing market for biometric solutions that satisfy government, enterprise, health care, and financial industry requirements
UPEK®, Inc., the leader in enterprise and consumer biometric fingerprint solutions, announced today at the Biometrics Consortium Conference, that it has launched a new generation of its highly acclaimed TouchChip® silicon fingerprint sensors, providing developers of biometric products with sensors that offer additional compatibility with government and industry standards, greater ruggedness, stronger security, and easier integration. The new TouchChip product family includes the only FIPS 201 certified silicon fingerprint sensor and leverages technology from UPEK’s widely deployed TouchStrip® swipe fingerprint sensors to address a broader range of markets, from large scale government and international ID programs to enterprise logical and physical access applications.
With this new generation of TouchChip fingerprint solutions, UPEK now offers:
UPEK is the only fingerprint biometrics company that offers a complete lineup of solutions ranging from low-cost swipe sensors for mobile and PC applications to government-certified touch sensors. With this release of UPEK’s recent software platform, customers have an application programming interface that provides software compatibility across UPEK’s entire range of products. UPEK customers can now easily address multiple market segments, offering the right solution for each application, while minimizing software development and product support requirements.
“UPEK is leading the charge in developing the next generation of high quality silicon based fingerprint sensor technology,” said Ken Nosker, President, Fulcrum Biometrics LLC. “Fulcrum Biometrics, as a leading integrator and supplier of high quality fingerprint solutions, relies on UPEK to provide the best fingerprint solutions for our clients regardless of whether the project requires small embedded swipe sensors or larger FBI PIV certified touch sensors.”
“UPEK’s silicon-based TouchChip fingerprint sensors dramatically lower the size, cost and power of fingerprint sensors versus optical-based fingerprint solutions,” said Mike Chaudoin, UPEK’s director of biometrics marketing and business development. ”These enhancements to UPEK’s proven TouchChip fingerprint solutions position UPEK for continued growth in the expanding market for fingerprint biometric solutions including large-scale government identity management applications, mobile ID applications, enterprise security including physical and logical access and a wide variety of international biometrics initiatives.”