Protec Secure Card to distribute SmartMetric biometric security cards in U.S.

New Jersey-based Protec Secure Card has been appointed the national distributor for SmartMetric’s biometric security cards within the USA. PSC is a Visa, MasterCard and Discover certified credit card manufacturer that specializes in advanced high-quality credit card production for card issuing banks in the United States and Central and Latin America. The SmartMetric biometric card uses a person’s fingerprint to activate the card in a secure on card scan and match. It is self-powered with a rechargeable battery and scans

MTRIX to sell NEXT Biometrics line of USB fingerprint peripherals

NEXT Biometrics Group and MTRIX, a German distributor of biometric authentication solutions, have signed a distribution agreement covering Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The agreement will see MTRIX sell the NEXT line of USB fingerprint peripherals, Oyster and Scallop, to its wide base of customers and partners targeting banking, insurance, point-of-sale and healthcare markets. “NEXT Biometrics has established itself as a leader in high performance, cost efficient fingerprint authentication. We are excited to be able to offer NEXT solutions for our

ievo appoints new distribution partner for Middle East, Turkey and Africa

Network Information Technology (NIT), an Ingram Micro company, has been named the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) distributor of ievo’s biometric recognition products. With over 20 years experience in the security market, NIT offers Internet Protocol solutions to security challenges working in close partnership with system integrators, consultants and vendors to deliver high value for end users. NIT also has partnering arrangements with reseller companies across 56 countries in the Middle East and West and Central Africa. “Our fingerprint

Nexus Group to distribute Zwipe biometric access cards

Nexus Group and Zwipe have signed a distribution agreement whereby Nexus is now selling Zwipe’s biometric access smartcards via the online portal Nexus GO Cards as a Service. “We already offer a very wide range of card technologies, and we are excited to announce that you now also can get biometric cards with an integrated fingerprint sensor on your access cards,” said Jon Land, managing director for Norway at Nexus. Using Zwipe’s biometric access card, the user completes the identity verification

Info X Distribution to resell ImageWare multimodal biometric solutions

ImageWare Systems has signed an agreement with Info X Distribution to enable the storage networking solutions distributor to market and resell ImageWare’s GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite and SaaS solutions. New Jersey-based Info X Distribution specializes in the storage, software, and server connectivity of virtualized networks and cloud environments, delivering solutions to over 2,000 VARs, VMware resellers, OEMs and system integrators. “Info X continuously adds technology that will provide our customers with a competitive advantage in the marketplace,” said Tom Carlucci, president

BIODIT expands distribution to Scandinavian market

Global identity solutions firm BIODIT has signed a new distribution contract expanding its market reach into the Scandinavian market. BIODIT biometric access control and time attendance systems are now available for customers in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Finland from distributor TC Connect. “I am very happy that the Scandinavian countries show great interest in our products,” commented Julian Sofroniev, BIODIT CEO. “These are the first biometric systems on the Scandinavian market offered by our partner TC Connect, with a

IDEX enters into distribution agreement with Comtech

Fingerprint solutions developer IDEX has entered into a distribution agreement with Comtech, one of the largest providers of electronic components and solutions in China. This agreement will see Comtech, which has placed its first orders for IDEX fingerprint sensors, serve as an additional distribution channel for IDEX in China. “The Chinese market for fingerprint sensors is large and growing,” explained Dr. Hemant Mardia, IDEX CEO. “This partnership ensures that we have sufficient presence and logistical capacity in this important market,

BIO-key signs strategic sales and distribution agreement with Access Sales Group

BIO-key International has signed a strategic sales and distribution agreement with Access Sales Group for distribution of its fingerprint biometric readers and software into high-volume retail and enterprise channels. Access Sales Group (ASG) is a national representative company that specializes in sales and marketing of consumer and computer technology. ASG has extensive VAR/VAD distribution along with a retail partner network with expertise in driving new products through the retail sales channel. ASG’s network includes mass market retailers, consumer electronics stores,

Biodit nears distribution deals in UK, in talks with Spanish hotels

Bulgarian biometrics firm Biodit is nearing distribution deals with two British companies as part of its expansion strategy, according to CEO and founder Yulian Sofroniev in a report by SeeNews. The move comes a few weeks after Biodit raised 3 million levs (US$1.71 million) in funding from venture capital NEVEQ — an investment that will help the company invest in production capacity. Biodit recently signed a partnership deal with Spanish firm Segurtasuna and is currently in talks with distributors in

PSA partnership important element of EyeLock’s global distribution strategy

EyeLock has entered into a partnership with PSA Security Network that will see PSA integrators able to offer EyeLock’s iris biometrics products to their vast customer base. PSA Security Network is the world’s largest electronic security cooperative and is responsible for over $2 billion annually in security, fire, and life safety installations. “PSA is thrilled to be working with EyeLock,” said Craig Patterson, director of vendor management for PSA Security Network. “EyeLock’s solutions are user friendly, interoperable with major access