The findBiometrics 2009 Year in Review has acknowledged
MorphoTrak in its recent survey, the company has announced. MorphoTrak has received this recognition for its creation, the FBI Next Generation Identification, or “NGI,” program win, and the unveiling of contactless “finger on the fly” technology.
Formed in April 2009 from the merger of Sagem Morpho, Inc and Motorola's (News
) biometric division, Printrak, MorphoTrak provides biometric and identity management solutions to the U.S. and Canadian markets. MorphoTrak’s combined U.S. customer base includes over 50% of the law enforcement biometric identification systems at the state and local level.
The survey respondents have highlighted the top ten announcements and the company has topped the list in two of these. They include The creation of MorphoTrak from the merger of Sagem (News
) Morpho Inc. and the recently acquired Printrak division of Motorola; and the continuing expansion of the FBI’s NGI program with the first phase award.
“2009 was a pivotal year for the biometrics industry,” said Clark Nelson, senior vice president of Sales & Marketing at MorphoTrak. “As we move into 2010, we will continue to enhance our product lines to ensure that our customers not only receive the benefit of our advanced technology and user-friendly systems, but also receive new features that address the changes taking place in the biometrics industry.”
MorphoTrak believes that the competitors and major industry integrators of the company recognize and acknowledge its leading position and influence in the industry. Apart from helping its customers to receive new features that address the changes taking place in the biometrics industry, the company also plans to provide them the benefit of its advanced technology and user-friendly systems in an improved manner.
In September last year, the company was awarded
a contract by Lockheed Martin (News
) to provide fingerprint identification technology for the FBI's Next Generation Identification (NGI) system. This phase of the NGI project involves the core biometric processing and matching capability using 10 fingerprints - the basis for most law enforcement and other systems requiring the highest accuracy.
Raju Shanbhag is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Raju’s articles, please visit his columnist page.
Edited by Kelly McGuire