Integrated Biometrics names Tom McCabe as CFO

Integrated Biometrics has named Tom McCabe as the company’s chief financial officer, succeeding Jerry Zuzolo, who recently announced his retirement. “Tom has a multi-disciplined background in finance, manufacturing, information technology, and administration that perfectly complements an organization like ours,” said Stephen Thies, CEO of Integrated Biometrics. “We are thrilled to have someone of his caliber join our team, especially with the dedication and results that Jerry has delivered for us in the past. Those are big shoes to fill, and

Integrated Biometrics Five-O scanner sales start strong

Integrated Biometrics has received orders for more than 2,000 units of its Five-O mobile fingerprint scanner in the first month of its general availability, the company announced Tuesday. Initially unveiled in late April, the Five-O is an FBI certified FAP50 10-finger scanner which has a rugged design and is small enough to fit in a shirt pocket. Integrated Biometrics said in the announcement that it considers the sales an enthusiastic market validation, considering new product success in the market is

Integrated Biometrics says Crossmatch lawsuit is aimed at stagnating rapid growth

Integrated Biometrics released a statement stating that it believes a recent patent infringement lawsuit filed by Crossmatch against the company is a “frivolous and tactical strategy by Crossmatch to slow Integrated Biometrics’ rapid growth and presence in the biometrics market”. Earlier this month, Crossmatch filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware alleging that Integrated Biometrics’ FBI-certified scanners infringe Crossmatch patents 9,280,695; 7,203,344; 7,277,562 and 6,483,932. Integrated Biometrics said in the statement that it

Crossmatch sues Integrated Biometrics; alleges patent infringement [Update: IB comments]

Crossmatch has filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware against Integrated Biometrics. According to the complaint, Integrated Biometrics’ FBI-certified scanners infringe Crossmatch patents 9,280,695; 7,203,344; 7,277,562 and 6,483,932. The patents cover core functionalities of fingerprint scanners, including auto-capture, print error detection and capturing roll prints. Crossmatch is seeking a variety of relief from the court including a permanent injunction prohibiting Integrated Biometrics’ sale of infringing products, as well as monetary damages, including treble

Integrated Biometrics releases FBI-certified optical 10-print fingerprint scanner

Integrated Biometrics announced the FIVE-0 compact scanner, which the company claims is the first FBI-certified, AFIS compatible 10-finger scanner. According to a company statement, the compact FAP501 units are “extremely rugged and deliver high quality scans under conditions that limit other technologies, such as latent fingerprints, dirt, heat, cold, bright lights, and direct sunlight.” The mobile 10-finger enrollment and verification device is used by global law enforcement, military, intelligence, border control, and social service agencies. In addition, FIVE-0 supports national

A discussion with fingerprint technology firm Integrated Biometrics

For nearly a decade and a half, Integrated Biometrics has been developing and delivering fingerprint scanners designed to withstand difficult operating environments with minimal maintenance, while providing accurate high-resolution fingerprint images even at extreme temperatures. The company’s compact, energy-efficient FBI-certified fingerprint scanners are exclusively used by law enforcement, border management, and homeland security. Wrapping up a landmark year that saw the company achieve top rankings on the 2016 SC 25 Fastest Growing Companies and Inc. 5000 lists, Integrated Biometrics is

Integrated Biometrics continues to share best practices in enrollment and verification technology

Integrated Biometrics is focusing on law enforcement, border management, and homeland security at global events this fall. “Getting out into the biometrics community and having in-depth conversations with end-users, developers, and service providers is invaluable for building the next generation of identity management tools, as well as providing exceptional customer service,” Vice President David Gerulski said. Gerulski was part of the Integrated Biometrics team attending the October Biometrics 2016 Forum in London, hosted by the Biometrics Institute to share scientific

Introducing biometrics in the U.S. voting process: Q&A with Dave Gerulski

With the upcoming U.S. Presidential election just around the corner, voter ID fraud has become a controversial issue that is being debated among many states and the Obama administration. The debate involves whether or not requiring individuals to present their picture ID to vote is obtrusive, as it can make it more difficult to vote and negatively impact the overall voter turnout from low-income communities. Using fingerprint biometric technology, Americans would no longer require a state-issued form of ID. Instead,

Integrated Biometrics named one of South Carolina’s fastest growing companies

Integrated Biometrics has been named one of South Carolina’s Fastest Growing Companies. Now in its 15th year, South Carolina’s Fastest Growing Companies competition is the annual ranking of the state’s 25 most dynamic and successful companies, presented by The Capital Corporation and Co-sponsored by Integrated Media Publishing (publisher of Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly and Charleston Business Magazine), BDO USA, LLP and Nelson Mullins. “Our industry is driven by the need for personal identity enrollment and verification throughout the

Integrated Biometrics ranks 965 on the Inc. 5000

Inc. magazine has ranked Integrated Biometrics number 965 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. “Our growth is due to our team’s tireless innovation not only in developing newer and better fingerprint biometric technology, but in responding to the continually changing needs of our strategic partners and the customers they serve,” CEO Steve Thies said, adding, “The Inc. 5000 listing is a reflection of this extraordinary attention to customer service.”