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NovaTeqni, Mobizent to develop custom biometrics device for U.S. federal sector


NovaTeqni Corporation has entered into a manufacturing, development and sales agreement with Mobizent LLC for the manufacturing and sale of the new MobiCHKII mobile biometrics handheld device intended for the United States’ federal sector.

Additionally, NovaTeqni will also develop and provide the MobiCONNECT device for Mobizent.

The biometrics enabled handheld devices — which enables on the spot identification using fingerprints or smartcards — have applications within the law enforcement, public safety, border patrol, corporate security operations, event security, refugee control and healthcare sectors.

“We are very pleased to be working with Novateqni and look forward to expanding this relationship for more products for our current and future customers,” Ramesh N. Swamy, CEO and president of Mobizent, said.

Mobizent will initially market and sell the MobiCHK in the U.S. and in India, and then later market the MobiCHK globally.

Meanwhile, Novateqni will help Mobizent with sales by offering the product to it’s existing and new customers in Africa.

In relation to the agreement, Mobizent has put in the first order for the MobiCHK and MobiCONNECT devices which are set for roll-out in the next 60 days.

“We are very pleased that Mobizent has selected NovaTeqni to develop and supply the new MobiCHK mobile biometrics computer,” Novateqni CEO Gerhard Mynhard said. “Our extensive experience in developing and supplying biometrics solutions was a key factor. We see significant potential for this product in many public and corporate sectors in North America as well as in other countries. We are looking forward to a long relationship with Mobizent and to developing and providing further innovative identification solutions to Mobizent.”

Previously reported, NovaTeqni Corporation revealed that over the last year it has completed all prototypes for its line of elections solutions, which can also be modified to be used for biometric identification purposes.

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