Tactivo order from US DoD for Precise Biometrics

December 29, 2015 - 

Biometric technology firm Precise Biometrics has won an order of Tactivo mobile smart card readers from the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) of the US Department of Defense (DoD).

The value of the order is 1.1 million SEK ($131,000 USD) and will impact fourth quarter revenues 2015 and first quarter revenues 2016.

The order, which has been placed through Precise Biometrics’ partner TX Systems, includes Tactivo for iPhone devices.

Tactivo is a line of mobile smart card readers for iOS and Android devices that provides convenient and secure access to restricted resources from mobile devices. The smart card readers can be used with a range of applications that enable different use cases, such as secure browsing, e-mail, document signing.

“The interest in Tactivo is increasing within the US government,” noted Håkan Persson, CEO of Precise Biometrics.” We are pleased to see that DLA continues to scale up their usage of Tactivo for convenient and secure mobile access to information systems and resources. The solution increases employee flexibility and efficiency, while ensuring a high level of security by utilizing two-factor authentication.”

Previously reported, Precise Biometrics announced it received an order valued at $134,000 USD for Tactivo and Tactivo Guardian Case from the US Navy.

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