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SecuGen Corporation is the world's leading provider of advanced, optical fingerprint recognition technology, products, tools and platforms.

SecuGen has been serving the global biometrics industry since 1998 and strives to provide its customers with the highest quality products and service through continuous research & development and dedicated technical support.

SecuGen's core technologies include patented SEIR-based fingerprint sensors with 500 dpi resolution and proprietary extraction and matching algorithms. Known for their extreme durability, accuracy, and support for a wide range of platforms, SecuGen's fingerprint biometric products include FBI-certified fingerprint sensors and OEM components, developer kits, biometric software, MINEX-tested/NIST-compliant algorithms, and ready-to-use PC peripherals, including the popular Hamsterâ„¢ brand of USB fingerprint readers.

Customers worldwide recognize the advantages of implementing SecuGen's proven hardware and software products for numerous applications such as information security, physical access control, labor tracking, immigration, financial transactions, and medical records control.

SecuGen partners with Original Equipment Manufacturers, Independent Software Vendors, Systems Integrators and Value Added Resellers to develop and provide innovative fingerprint biometrics-enabled solutions to meet the various needs of their customers.

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SecuGen Adds to Free Fingerprint Software Portfolio with Remote Desktop Plugin

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is adding to its growing portfolio of free software with the release of the SecuGen SDK Plugin for Remote Desktop. The SDK Plugin is available for free for up to two simultaneous connections to a Microsoft Remote Desktop server.

SecuGen Brings Fingerprint Biometrics to Microsoft Remote Desktop with New SDK Plugin

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce the release of the SecuGen SDK Plugin for Microsoft Remote Desktop. The new plugin allows users of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services to scan their fingerprint with a SecuGen reader connected to their local device and use that fingerprint to remotely authenticate to a SecuGen biometric application delivered over a secure Remote Desktop session.

SecuGen Releases Apple iOS Compatibility with New Unity 20 Bluetooth Fingerprint Reader

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the new Unity 20 Bluetooth fingerprint reader which is now compatible with Apple iOS.

SecuGen to Release the U10-SF, the World’s Smallest Programmable Fingerprint Module, at Connect:ID 2019

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce the official release of the U10-SF, an ultra-slim standalone fingerprint sensor module designed for OEMs and developers to integrate with their products that require fingerprint biometric functionality.

SecuGen to Demonstrate Apple iOS Compatibility with New Unity 20 Bluetooth Fingerprint Reader at ISC West 2019

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, will be demonstrating the new Unity(tm) 20 Bluetooth fingerprint reader with Apple’s iOS at the ISC West 2019 in Las Vegas, the largest converged security industry trade show in the U.S.

SecuGen to Showcase Hamster Pro 10, FBI Certified Fingerprint Reader at the RSA Conference 2019

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to be showcasing the Hamster Pro(tm) 10, an FBI certified and ultra-slim fingerprint reader, at the 2019 RSA Conference in San Francisco in early March.

SecuGen to Showcase New Unity 20 Bluetooth Fingerprint Reader at the RSA Conference 2019

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce they will be showcasing the new Unity(TM) 20 Bluetooth fingerprint reader at the RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco in early March.

SecuGen Releases the Unity 20 Bluetooth Fingerprint Reader

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce the release of the Unity 20 Bluetooth fingerprint reader and the U20-ASF-BT Bluetooth fingerprint sensor module for OEMs. Both products are available for purchase immediately.

SecuGen to Demonstrate New FBI Certified Bluetooth Fingerprint Sensor Module at CES 2019

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that they will be demonstrating the U20-ASF-BT, a Bluetooth enabled OEM fingerprint sensor module at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January.

SecuGen to Unveil the U10-SF, the World’s Smallest Programmable Fingerprint Module, at CES 2019

SECUGEN U10-SF Standalone Fingerprint Module

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that they will unveil the U10-SF at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The U10-SF is an ultra-slim standalone fingerprint sensor module designed for OEMs and developers to embed into a wide variety of hardware products.

SecuGen to Showcase the Versatile Unity 20 Bluetooth Fingerprint Reader at CES 2019

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce they will be showcasing the new Unity 20 Bluetooth fingerprint reader at the 2019 CES exhibition in Las Vegas in early January.

SecuGen to Feature the Hamster Pro 10, FBI Certified Fingerprint Reader at CES 2019

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to be featuring the Hamster Pro(TM) 10, an FBI certified and ultra-slim fingerprint reader, at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

SecuGen to Showcase the U10, the World’s Smallest FBI Certified Optical Fingerprint Sensor at CES 2019

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that they will be showcasing the U10 optical fingerprint sensor, at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

SecuGen to Display the U10, the World’s Smallest Optical, FAP 10 OEM Fingerprint Sensor at 2018 GSX

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to be displaying the recently released U10 ultra-slim fingerprint sensor, at the 2018 Global Security Exchange expo in Las Vegas.

SecuGen to Showcase the Unity Bluetooth Fingerprint Reader and U20-ASF-BT OEM Bluetooth sensor at 2018 GSX

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing the soon to be released Unity Bluetooth fingerprint reader and the U20-ASF-BT OEM Bluetooth sensor at the Global Security Exchange expo in Las Vegas this month.

SecuGen to Feature the Hamster Pro 10 Fingerprint Reader and U10 Sensor at Connect:ID 2018

Hamster Pro 10 Fingerprint Reader

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to be featuring the newly-released Hamster Pro(TM) 10, an FBI certified and ultra-compact fingerprint reader, and the U10 sensor at the Connect:ID Exhibition.

SecuGen Releases the Ultra-Slim Hamster Pro 10 and U10, an FBI-Certified OEM Fingerprint Sensor, at ISC West 2018

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce the release of the Hamster Pro(TM) 10 and U10 sensor. Both the Hamster Pro 10 and the U10 sensor inside of it are FBI certified for PIV and Mobile ID FAP 10 applications.

SecuGen to Unveil New Hamster Pro 10 Ultra-Slim Fingerprint Reader and U10 Sensor at CES 2018

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce the unveiling of the soon to be released Hamster Pro(TM) 10 fingerprint reader. The Hamster Pro 10 is the smallest and lowest priced fingerprint in SecuGen’s growing line of high quality fingerprint products.

SecuGen to Highlight the SafeDefend Personnel Protection System at CES 2018

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation and SafeDefend LLC have teamed up to create the SafeDefend Personnel Protection System and will be demonstrating the product at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

SecuGen and Key Source International Team Up to Create Secure Keyboard with FBI Certified FAP 20 Fingerprint Sensor

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The new KSI-1700 UB SecuGen Keyboard from Key Source International (KSI) offers integrated, foolproof biometric security in a premium, multipurpose device. An irrefutable, secure logon solution, the pro-grade KSI-1700 UB features the SecuGen U20, FBI certified FAP 20 fingerprint sensor and low-profile keys for easy cleaning and a superior input experience. The durable keyboard unclutters the desktop while providing natural tactile response on full travel keys that speed input and productivity.

SecuGen and M2SYS Technology Partner to Advance Adoption of Biometric Solutions with CloudABIS Suite

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ATLANTA, Ga., June 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, a global leader in biometric identification management solutions announced today a new partnership designed to help customers using SecuGen fingerprint readers to accelerate their projects with the adoption of CloudABIS – a suite of cloud-based biometric identification management software tools.

SecuGen Spotlights the Hamster Pro 45, a FAP 45, Two-Finger and Rolled Finger Reader at Connect:ID

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that they will be spotlighting the Hamster Pro 45, a FAP 45 certified two finger and rolled finger reader at the Connect:ID Conference.

SecuGen to Demonstrate UN20 Bluetooth, OEM Fingerprint Sensor at ISC West 2017

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that they will be demonstrating the UN20 Bluetooth, a Bluetooth enabled OEM fingerprint sensor that is FAP 20 certified, small, rugged, and affordable.

SecuGen to Showcase the UN20 Serial, a FAP 20, Low Cost, Optical, OEM Fingerprint Sensor at the RSA Conference

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that they will showcase the UN20 Serial(TM) at RSA Conference 2017. The UN20 Serial(TM), a standalone, optical, OEM fingerprint sensor that is FAP 20 certified by the FBI.

SecuGen to Feature UN20 Bluetooth, OEM Fingerprint Sensor at RSA 2017 in San Francisco

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that they will be demonstrating the UN20 Bluetooth, a Bluetooth enabled OEM fingerprint sensor that is FAP 20 certified, small, rugged, and affordable.

SecuGen Releases UN20 Serial, a FAP 20, Low Cost, Optical, OEM Fingerprint Sensor

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is excited to announce the immediate availability of the UN20 Serial(TM) a standalone, optical, OEM fingerprint sensor that is FAP 20 certified by the FBI.

SecuGen to Unveil New Hamster Pro 45, a FAP 45 Two-Finger Reader, at CES Las Vegas

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce the unveiling of the Hamster Pro 45(tm), a new FAP 45 fingerprint reader that supports both flat, two-finger and rolled finger captures.

SecuGen to Feature UN20 Bluetooth, OEM Fingerprint Sensor at CES Las Vegas

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that they will be demonstrating the UN20 Bluetooth, a Bluetooth enabled OEM fingerprint sensor that is FAP 20 certified, small, rugged, and affordable.

SecuGen Releases Hamster Pro Duo SC/PIV Combination FAP 20 Fingerprint Reader and Contact Smart Card Reader

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the Hamster Pro Duo SC/PIV, a dual mode fingerprint and smart card authentication device.

SecuGen to Showcase the UN20 Serial OEM Sensor at ISC West 2016

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce the UN20 Serial(TM), a stand-alone high performance, low cost, optical fingerprint sensor. SecuGen will be showcasing the UN20 Serial at ISC West 2016 from April 6 – 8, 2016.

Ultra-low Cost SecuGen Hamster Pro and UPx OEM Sensor Now Available

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that the ultra-low cost Hamster Pro(TM) and UPx OEM fingerprint sensor are now available for purchase.

XTec and Secugen Team for Streamlined Card Lifecycle Management

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, world leading manufacturer of optical fingerprint technology and products together with XTec Incorporated, the industry leader in secure identity solutions, today announced a low-cost, dual factor fingerprint and smartcard reader, the Hamster(TM) Pro Duo/SC.

SecuGen to Showcase the Hamster Pro Duo/SC at RSA Conference 2016

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing the Hamster(TM) Pro Duo/SC, a new combination contact smartcard and fingerprint reader, at the RSA Conference 2016. Visitors are invited to come by SecuGen’s booth, number 4615 in the North Hall of Moscone Center in San Francisco to see a demonstration of this new fingerprint product.

SecuGen Unveils Ultra-Low Cost Hamster Pro Fingerprint Reader and UPx OEM Sensor at RSA Conference 2016

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that they will be unveiling a new, lower cost fingerprint reader, the Hamster Pro(TM), at the RSA Conference 2016 in San Francisco’s Moscone Center.

SecuGen to Demonstrate the UN20 Serial OEM Fingerprint Sensor at RSA Conference 2016

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing the UN20 Serial(TM), a stand-alone high performance, low cost, optical fingerprint sensor at the RSA Conference 2016 from February 29 through March 3. Developers are invited to come by SecuGen’s booth, number 4615 in the North Hall of Moscone Center in San Francisco to see a demonstration of this revolutionary new OEM fingerprint sensor. The UN20 Serial will be released in Q1 2016.

SecuGen to Showcase the UN20 Serial OEM Sensor at CES 2016

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing the UN20 Serial(TM), a stand-alone high performance, low cost, optical fingerprint sensor at CES 2016 from January 6 to 9. Developers are invited to come by SecuGen’s booth, number 21733 in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center to see a demonstration of this revolutionary new OEM fingerprint sensor. The UN20 Serial will be released in Q1 2016.

SecuGen Announces the UN20 Serial OEM Sensor, First of Unity Product Family

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce the UN20 Serial(TM), a stand-alone high performance, low cost, optical fingerprint sensor.

SecuGen to Showcase New Unity Biometric Development Platform at CES 2016

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, will be showcasing at CES 2016 its new product, Unity(TM) BDP, a platform for the development of a wide array of fingerprint enabled biometric products.

SecuGen Unveils Unity Biometric Development Platform

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce Unity(TM) BDP, a new platform for the development of a wide array of fingerprint enabled biometric products.

Realtime North America Integrates SecuGen Hamster Pro 20 into bioLock for SAP

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of biometric identity management and fraud prevention for SAP(R) system users with SecuGen’s flagship fingerprint reader, the Hamster Pro 20.