SecuGen to launch new, smaller fingerprint reader

September 9, 2013 - 

SecuGen has just announced that it will launch a new fingerprint reader at the 2013 Biometrics Consortium Conference in Tampa, Florida, set to take place, September 17-19.

According to the company, the new reader and its OEM sensor versions are FAP 20 Mobile ID and PIV-certified by the FBI.

“We are very excited about the development of our new sensor technologies. We are always looking for ways to provide our partners with state of the art products and tools,” Won Lee, CEO of SecuGen said. “We are very pleased to be able to make the new smaller fingerprint reader and sensor available to our partners around the world.”

SecuGen says this new sensor is less than half the height of its previous USB sensors and will be available to partners shortly.

The company will be set up at booth 519 at the Biometric Consortium Conference.

Reported previously, SecuGen recently announced the launch of its FDx fingerprint authentication SDK Pro for Android, which also includes the company’s extraction and matching algorithms.

SecuGen also recently opened operations in India, as the Aadhaar program uses some of its equipment. 

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