Schleuniger Automation Selects SecuGen Hamster Plus for Biometric Authentication of CrimpCenter Users

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen, the world's leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that its Hamster Plus USB Fingerprint Reader has been selected by Schleuniger Automation for use with its CrimpCenter product line. A leading manufacturer of machines for wire processing, Schleuniger's CrimpCenter products are fully automatic crimp machines that combine high processing speed, precision and user friendliness.

Now, CrimpCenter operators can use the Hamster Plus for safe and easy fingerprint login instead of user name and password. By using the Hamster Plus, problems associated with lost or stolen passwords are eliminated, and the user experience is improved. The rugged design of the Hamster Plus is a perfect fit for the industrial settings where CrimpCenter products are used.

"We chose the Hamster Plus for its ability to hold up under the most demanding conditions, as well as its accuracy and ease of integration," said Mustafa Ayabakan, Schleuniger's Director Software Engineering. "Working with SecuGen has been a pleasure."

Dan Riley, VP of Engineering for SecuGen stated, "We have always focused our efforts in developing durable, high performance fingerprint readers that are easy for development organizations to integrate. Acceptance of the Hamster Plus by Schleuniger Automation is a welcome confirmation of these efforts."

Won Lee, SecuGen's CEO added, "We are very pleased to count Schleuniger as a SecuGen partner. They are a leader in their field, and we believe that their selection of the Hamster Plus is a confirmation of our focused efforts to build robust, accurate, and fast yet affordable fingerprint devices."

About Schleuniger:

Schleuniger ( is one of the globally leading companies for wire processing solutions and is a specialist for high-precision stripping and crimping technology. Manufactured in Switzerland and Germany, Schleuniger machines and equipment are used in various industries and markets all over the world. The Schleuniger Group has its own sales and service companies in Germany, USA, Canada, Mexico, Slovakia, Japan and China and a world-wide sales and service network with long-term partners in more than 50 countries.

The Schleuniger Group represents the division "Wire Processing" of the METALL ZUG GROUP holding company, listed on the Swiss stock exchange (SIX Local Caps, Zurich, Switzerland).

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.

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