M2SYS Technology Announces FBI Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Certification for Their M2-FuseID™ “Smart” Finger Reader
Finger reader tested and found to be in compliance with FBI’s next generation identification (NGI) initiatives and meets quality specifications for civil ID and other commercial applications
Atlanta, GA (July 15, 2014) – M2SYS Technology, a global innovator in biometric identification management solutions, announced today that their next generation M2-FuseID™ “smart” fingerprint reader has received FBI Personal Identity Verification (PIV) certification. FBI PIV certification is viewed by the industry as a key characteristic to provide assurance to end users of biometric identification management systems that the smart finger reader meets or exceeds FBI interoperability standards and quality specifications for civil ID and other commercial applications.
Conceived, designed, and built by the M2SYS Research & Development team, M2-FuseID™ is a next generation, innovative fingerprint scanner that delivers optimal security, reliability, and accuracy with advanced finger imaging and sophisticated “liveness” detection to prevent spoofing and fraud. In addition to capturing a high-quality, 500 dpi fingerprint image, the device concurrently captures the unique finger vein pattern inside the finger to ensure near 100% enrollment rates and accurate identification through “smart” scanning technology. The M2-FuseID™ “smart” fingerprint reader is optimal for biometric data capture, identification, and verification in civil ID, banking/financial services, and other markets that require the utmost levels of security and accuracy.
“FBI PIV certification of our innovative M2-FuseID™ is an important achievement for this unique, “smart” finger scanner,” commented Mizan Rahman, Founder and CEO/CTO of M2SYS Technology. “Our goal was to design and create an ultra-precise finger reader that extends the versatility, reliability, and accuracy of standard fingerprint readers by allowing end users to capture the fingerprint and finger vein pattern at the same time, capitalizing on the strength of multimodal biometrics for accuracy and user acceptability. Plus, the device features sophisticated liveness detection by simultaneously looking at and below the skin’s surface in a single scan. This offers protection against fake and spoofed fingerprints to ensure confidence in the reader’s ability to accurately identify individuals, especially in places where the highest level of security is paramount, such as the financial services industry.”
About M2SYS Technology
With over a decade of experience and millions of end users in more than 100 countries worldwide, M2SYS Technology delivers innovative, scalable, and practical identity management solutions that increase security and convenience while saving money, building accountability and establishing trust for governments and businesses around the world. The company continues to innovate, build, and deliver leading-edge enterprise biometric solutions that transform the industry and expand the applicability of biometric technology in the marketplace. M2SYS has been recognized for numerous industry accolades, including Frost & Sullivan’s 2007 North American Biometrics Technology Innovation of the Year, the 2011 New Product Innovation Award, and the Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce 2014 Global Impact Award for Innovation. The M2SYS Corporate Blog can be found at blog.m2sys.com
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