SecuGen Hamster IV, FIPS 201/PIV Fingerprint Reader, Now Listed on AC Technology's GSA Schedule

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that it has chosen AC Technology, Inc. as its primary GSA holder for the SecuGen Hamster(TM) IV and SecuDesktop(R) Pro line of FIPS 201 certified fingerprint scanners and software. The two companies have been working together on several biometric projects within the Department of Defense. The move to place SecuGen's FIPS 201 certified fingerprint scanners and software on the GSA Schedule was made to provide Government buyers with easy access to SecuGen's biometric products. More models will be added as they are approved by the General Services Administration.

Caption: SecuGenThe Hamster IV is a rugged and durable fingerprint reader that has passed the stringent, FBI-run FIPS 201/PIV certification. SecuDesktop Pro is a workstation, logon security, software application that utilizes SecuGen's NIST MINEX compliant template extraction and matching algorithms.

"We are pleased that SecuGen Corporation has selected AC Technology to represent their products on our GSA Schedule. SecuGen's dedication to product quality and support for security standards were key reasons for choosing to utilize and represent their product line," said Art Sands, COO of AC Technology.

Won Lee, CEO of SecuGen stated, "We are delighted to be working with AC Technology and are excited about being represented on their GSA schedule. We have found AC Technology to be one of the most competent systems integrators in the complex environment of enterprise security. We have worked closely together and have built what I believe will be an enduring partnership."

About AC Technology
AC Technology, Inc. ( delivers high value solutions in areas of Advanced Security and Information Technology (IT) Infrastructure. From desktops, servers, and storage to biometrics and identity management, the company provides integrated technologies that enable organizations to secure assets while maximizing efficiency of their IT infrastructure. The company is recognized for its expertise in the area of biometric systems and integration services for physical and logical access control, single sign-on and identity management. AC Technology is a leading provider of BiObex(TM) (, a flexible system for enrolling, managing and applying biometric verification to security and identification needs.

About SecuGen
SecuGen Corporation ( is the world's leading provider of advanced, optical fingerprint recognition technology, products, tools and platforms for physical and information security. SecuGen designs and develops FBI-certified fingerprint readers and OEM components, developer kits and software, including NIST/MINEX-compliant algorithms. Known for high quality, ruggedness, and performance in a wide variety of applications and environmental conditions, SecuGen products are used by world-leading financial, medical, government, educational and corporate institutions and are sold through a partner network of over 200 original equipment manufacturers, independent software vendors and system integrators around the world.

AC Technology is a registered trademark of AC Technology, Inc. in the United States and other countries. BiObex is a registered trademark of Advanced Biometric Controls, LLC. in the United States and other countries. SecuGen is a registered trademark of SecuGen Corporation in the United States and other countries.

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