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NEXT Biometrics fingerprint sensor used in BIO-key’s new EcoID Compact…

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NEXT Biometrics’ fingerprint imaging sensor was selected by BIO-key International for a new EcoID compress USB hold fingerprint reader, accessible during rare low price.

EcoID is a compress USB hold fingerprint reader pairing a Active Thermal™ fingerprint sensor from NEXT Biometrics with a higher correctness of BIO-key’s biometric algorithms and software, to broach tip peculiarity during an rare low cost point.

Oslo, Norway (PRWEB) Mar 23, 2015

NEXT Biometrics Group ASA (OAX: NEXT) now announced it has been selected to yield a high peculiarity fingerprint imaging sensor in a BIO-key International, Inc. new EcoID, a compress USB hold fingerprint reader being launched during an rare low cost point.

BIO-key, a personality in fingerprint biometric program technologies for secure on-device, in-cloud or mobile device credentialing and temperament corroboration solutions, introduced a EcoID during a connect:ID gathering this week in Washington, D.C.

NEXT, a market’s lowest-cost provider of low-profile, reliable, clever high-quality fingerprint sensors, remarkable that BIO-key recently purchased some-more than 70,000 NEXT sensors. NEXT combined that BIO-key pronounced it aims to interrupt a hold fingerprint reader marketplace with an MSRP of $34.99, almost next other USB hold scanners, and that a EcoID is accessible approach from BIO-key and by name placement channels.

In BIO-key’s launch proclamation it said, “EcoID is a compress USB hold fingerprint reader pairing a Active Thermal™ sensor from NEXT Biometrics with a higher correctness of BIO-key’s biometric algorithms and software, to broach tip peculiarity during an rare cost point. EcoID delivers one-touch marker and clever authentication for existent BIO-key customers, as good as any entity seeking to supplement low-cost, high opening fingerprint authentication to their existent Windows and Android devices, ancillary both Microsoft Windows Biometric Framework (WBF) and FIDO. The sleek, low form form cause is rarely portable, wise simply into a purse or pocket, and facilities a lanyard/security wire pass-through for secure blurb applications.”

NEXT Biometrics CEO Tore Etholm-Idsøe said, “NEXT is gay to yield a pivotal member of this sparkling new BIO-key device. BIO-key has a story of providing transformational program capabilities to a blurb temperament marketplace, and they have set a high customary for vast scale blurb biometric use, in terms of one-to-many search, correctness and device flexibility. Their creation and patron course have enabled another resolution breakthrough with EcoID. We are really gratified they chose NEXT to assistance them grasp this desirous price-performance target.”

Jim Sullivan, BIO-key Vice President of Strategy and Business Development commented, “BIO-key famous that a banking, retail, and consumer-facing business struggled to source a low-cost, high peculiarity fingerprint scanner to span with a biometric temperament declaration platform. Recent acquisitions of fingerprint scanner manufacturers by Apple, Synaptics, Qualcomm and HID has combined a blank of quality, pretty labelled USB hold scanners. In partnership with NEXT Biometrics, we grown a good scanner with total applications during a superb price. We consider this revoke cost resolution could yield an ROI tipping indicate for accelerated adoption of biometrics contra other clever authentication options.”

Sullivan added, “The EcoID device delivers one-touch marker and clever authentication for existent BIO-key program customers, as good as any entity adding low-cost, high opening fingerprint authentication to their existent Windows inclination with both Microsoft Windows Biometric Framework (WBF) support and arriving FIDO support.”

NEXT pronounced that BIO-key commented that, “Microsoft has incorporated extended integrated fingerprint biometric confidence facilities in Windows 10 with their Microsoft Hello™ and Passport™ solutions. though remarkable that users will need a fingerprint scanner for workstations that now miss them. EcoID scanner joins BIO-key’s SideSwipe™ inscription and laptop-ready scanner as an superb low cost choice for adding fingerprint confidence to workstation or mobile inclination and is plug-and-play prepared for WBF as good as Android. ”

About BIO-key®:

BIO-key International, Inc., headquartered in Wall, New Jersey, develops and delivers modernized marker solutions to blurb and supervision enterprises, integrators, and tradition focus developers. BIO-key’s endowment winning, high performance, scalable, cost-effective and easy-to-deploy biometric finger marker record accurately identifies and authenticates users of wireless and craving applications. Our solutions are used in internal embedded OEM products as good as some of a world’s largest marker deployments to urge security, pledge identity, and assistance revoke temperament theft. BIO-key’s record is offering directly or by marketplace heading partners around a world. (http://www.bio-key.com).

ABOUT NEXT Biometrics:

Enabled by a law NEXT Active Thermal™ principle, NEXT Biometrics (http://www.NextBiometrics.com) offers high peculiarity area fingerprint sensors during a fragment of a prices of allied competitors. A far-reaching operation of product formats including Smartphones, Tablets, PC’s, Doors, Time registration systems, Wearables, Payment terminals, Flashdrives, USB-tokens, Key fobs and many some-more are targeted. NEXT BIOMETRICS GROUP ASA is a publicly listed association headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with sales, support and growth subsidiaries in Seattle, Taipei, Prague and Shanghai. Media and Investor Contacts for NEXT Biometrics: Tore Etholm-Idsøe, CEO, Tore.Idsoe (at) NEXTbiometrics.com and Knut Stalen, CFO, Knut.Stalen (at) NEXTbiometrics.com.

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