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

Secugen SCPIV

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

SecuGen Corporation

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

SecuGen Corporation

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

SecuGen Corporation

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

SecuGen Corporation

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

SecuGen Corporation

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

SecuGen Corporation

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

SecuGen Corporation

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

SecuGen Corporation

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.

SecuGen Hamster Pro 20 Fingerprint Reader Receives IP65 Certification

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that the Hamster Pro 20(TM) fingerprint reader has been certified IP65. The SecuGen Hamster Pro 20 has successfully passed tests for both dust and water ingress. These tests were performed by third party testing organizations in South Korea.

SecuGen Releases the U20-WR, a Water Resistant, FAP 20, PIV Fingerprint Sensor

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is very pleased to announce the release of the U20-WR, a water resistant optical fingerprint sensor that is FAP 20 Mobile ID and PIV certified. The U20-WR captures very high quality images, is ultra-compact, rugged, and truly affordable. This new product is available immediately.

SecuGen to Showcase U20 and SDA04PX OEM Fingerprint Sensors at CES

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing its two newest low cost, high quality OEM fingerprint sensors, the ultra-compact U20 and the serial interface SDA04PX, at the upcoming 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

SecuGen Releases Hamster Pro Duo/CL Combining Contactless Smart Card and FAP 20, PIV Fingerprint Readers

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is very pleased to announce the release of the new Hamster Pro Duo/CL(TM), a product that combines a contactless smart card reader with an optical fingerprint reader that is FAP 20 Mobile ID and PIV certified. The Hamster Pro DUO/CL was designed for projects such as National ID programs that require a contactless smart card to store a fingerprint template. The Hamster Pro Duo/CL features SecuGen’s U20(TM) USB fingerprint sensor that is FBI Certified and captures very high quality images.

SecuGen to Showcase New Combination Fingerprint and Contactless Smartcard Reader at the 2014 Global Identity Summit

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that it will be showing at the Global Identity Summit in Tampa, Florida, a completely new device that combines a contactless smartcard reader with SecuGen’s FAP 20 certified, optical fingerprint sensor, the U20. This new product, the Hamster Pro Duo CL(TM), is housed in a sleek new case and provides convenient access to dual mode authentication for enhanced security.

SecuGen Hamster Pro 20 Receives STQC Certification for Indian UID Project

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that its new, FAP 20 and PIV certified Hamster(TM) Pro 20 fingerprint reader has been certified by the Standardisation Testing and Quality Certification (STQC) Directorate, an office of the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) of India. The Hamster Pro 20 is available immediately for sale in India through SecuGen India.

SecuGen Hamster Pro 20 Added to GSA FIPS 201 Approved Products List

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is very pleased to announce that the Hamster Pro 20, an ultra-compact, FAP 20 Mobile ID and PIV certified fingerprint reader, has been approved by the General Services Administration (GSA) for use in the U.S. Government’s FIPS 201/PIV program. The Hamster Pro 20 is a small, high quality fingerprint reader that is priced attractively for both small and large deployments.

SecuGen Releases the U20, a FAP 20, PIV Fingerprint Sensor for OEMs

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is very pleased to announce the immediate availability of the U20, a FAP 20 Mobile ID and PIV certified optical fingerprint sensor. The U20 is an ultra-compact, rugged fingerprint sensor that captures very high quality images and yet is truly affordable.

SecuGen Releases Hamster Pro 20, a FAP 20, PIV Fingerprint Reader

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is very pleased to announce the immediate availability of the Hamster Pro 20, a FAP 20 Mobile ID and PIV certified optical fingerprint reader. The Hamster Pro 20 is an ultra-compact, rugged fingerprint reader that captures very high quality images and yet is truly affordable.

SecuGen to Showcase Hamster Pro 20 and U20 OEM Fingerprint Readers at CES

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing its new, ultra-compact fingerprint reader at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show from January 7 through the 10th. The new Hamster Pro 20 and its OEM sensor version are both FAP 20 Mobile ID and PIV certified by the FBI and have been added to the FIPS 201/PIV Approved Products List (APL) by the General Services Administration (GSA).

SecuGen Files Patent for New Optical Fingerprint Technology

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce that it has filed an application for a new patent at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. This new patent allows for the development of much more compact optical fingerprint readers and incorporates both scattering and absorption methods of fingerprint imaging in unique ways.

SecuGen to Demonstrate New Smaller Fingerprint Reader that is FAP 20 Certified at BCC

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that it will be showing a completely new, smaller fingerprint reader at the 2013 Biometrics Consortium Conference in Tampa, Fla. from September 17 through the 19th. The new fingerprint reader and its OEM sensor version are both FAP 20 Mobile ID and PIV certified by the FBI.

SecuGen India is Now Open for Business

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce the establishment of SecuGen India. The market for fingerprint biometrics is growing rapidly in India and the surrounding region. The opening of SecuGen India’s offices will enable SecuGen to better support the Indian market and its many customers, resellers and partners in that region.

SecuGen Releases SDK for Fingerprint Authentication on Android

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the FDx SDK Pro(TM) for the Android Operating System. This new Software Developer Kit (SDK) enables software developers to add fingerprint authentication to their Android based software running on ARM tablets and smart phones. This SDK for Android incorporates SecuGen’s MINEX tested, FIPS 201/PIV compliant template extraction and matching algorithms.

SecuGen to Demonstrate Fingerprint Technology for Android at CES

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce a demonstration of Android(TM) compatibility with SecuGen Hamster IV(TM) and Hamster Plus(TM) fingerprint readers. This demonstration will be shown in SecuGen’s booth (#36175) at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas from January 8th through the 11th.

STQC Certifies SecuGen Hamster IV Fingerprint Reader for India’s UID Project

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that its Hamster(TM) IV fingerprint reader has been certified by the Standardization Testing and Quality Certification (STQC) Directorate, an office of the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) of India. This certification was obtained in cooperation with and through the determined efforts of Tutis Technology Ltd., SecuGen’s longtime partner in India.

Biometric Security for SAP(R) Available using SecuGen(R) Hamster(TM) Fingerprint Readers with bioLock(TM) Software

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce the availability of biometric identity management and fraud prevention for SAP(R) system users with the combination of SecuGen(R) Hamster(TM) Plus and Hamster(TM) IV fingerprint readers and bioLock(TM) software from realtime North America Inc.

SecuGen and Suprema Reach Settlement and Dismiss Lawsuits Against Each Other

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation and Suprema Inc. announced today that the two companies reached an agreement to settle lawsuits filed against each other in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco Division. SecuGen and Suprema resolved those disputes on confidential terms and have dismissed the pending lawsuits against each other.

SecuGen Issues Clarifying Statement Concerning Patent Infringement Lawsuit

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation, a worldwide leader in the area of fingerprint sensor technology, which is located in Silicon Valley, issued a statement today clarifying a prior press release entitled: ‘SecuGen Obtains Permanent Injunction Against Suprema Distributors and OEM Partners in Patent Infringement Lawsuit.’

SecuGen and BridgePoint Systems Collaborate to Create TrustPoint 3-Factor, PIV Compliant, Physical Access Control Device

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen and BridgePoint Systems are collaborating to introduce the new TrustPoint 3-Factor Biometric Reader, BridgePoint’s flexible solution. The new Reader offers a variety of security options including biometric, PIN and optional PKI challenge-response authentication for increasing or decreasing the level of security, depending on the user’s requirements. The new Reader will be available for preview at SecuGen’s booth, number 18139, at next week’s ISC West 2012 exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada.

SecuGen Obtains Permanent Injunction Against Suprema Distributors and OEM Partners in Patent Infringement Lawsuit

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation, a world leading provider of fingerprint sensor technology in Silicon Valley, announced that it has obtained a permanent injunction against Suprema distributors and OEM partners that are additional defendants in SecuGen’s ongoing patent infringement lawsuit against Suprema.

iPulse Systems Rolls Out SecuGen Based Time and Attendance Solution to McDonald’s South Africa

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that iPulse Systems, a South African manufacturer of market-leading biometric devices and a SecuGen OEM partner, is implementing a nationwide rollout of a biometric-centered time and attendance system for McDonald’s South Africa.

GSA Adds New SecuGen Fingerprint Products to the FIPS 201 Approved Products List: Hamster IV v2 and ID-USB SC/PIV v2

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that the SecuGen Hamster IV v2 and the ID-USB SC/PIV v2 have been added to the General Services Administration’s FIPS 201 Evaluation Program Approved Products List.

SecuGen Sues Suprema Distributors and OEM Partners for Patent Infringement

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation, a world leading provider of fingerprint sensor technology in the Silicon Valley, announced today that it has added RBH Access Technologies, Inc., RBH USA, Inc., and Apiary, Inc. as defendants in its ongoing patent infringement lawsuit against Suprema. These additional defendants are distributors and OEM manufacturers that make, use, and sell products containing the Suprema sensors that have been accused of infringing SecuGen’s patent, U.S. Patent No. 6,324,020.

SecuGen Hamster IV v2 Receives FBI Certification for FIPS 201/PIV

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 12, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that the FBI has certified the SecuGen Hamster IV(TM) v2 fingerprint reader as meeting Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Single Finger Capture Device Specifications. The Hamster IV v2 is the successor to the widely deployed Hamster IV fingerprint reader.

SecuGen Files Counter Complaint Against Suprema for Fraud, Breach of Contract, and Negligent Misrepresentation

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation, a world leading provider of optical fingerprint technology based in Silicon Valley, announced that it has filed counterclaims against Korean biometric company Suprema Inc. for fraud, breach of contract, and negligent misrepresentation. These claims were filed along with an answer to a complaint by Suprema in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California regarding SecuGen’s termination of an OEM Agreement between the two companies.

SecuGen Corporation Files Lawsuit Against Suprema for Patent Infringement

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation, a world leading provider of optical fingerprint technology, announced that it has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California against Korean biometric company Suprema Inc. for patent infringement.

SecuGen Shipping Water Resistant SDA-Series OEM Fingerprint Modules for IP-65 Devices

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce the availability of the SDA03M-WR, SDA04M-WR and SDA04-WR, water resistant OEM fingerprint modules intended for integration into IP-65 rated access control units and other devices made for outdoor use. The sensor components of these fingerprint modules are sealed around the edges of the platen to prevent water seepage into the sensor itself.

SecuGen and Lucky Technology Bring Greater Security to US Based Schools

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen and Lucky Technology are pleased to announce a technology and marketing partnership to bring physical access control to North American educational institutions. Lucky Technology’s iGuard Access Control device is integrated with SecuGen’s SDA03M fingerprint module and is the world’s leading Internet connected, biometric device for school security.

Virtual Case Management LLC Selects SecuGen Hamster Plus and Hamster IV Fingerprint Readers

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that Virtual Case Management® has selected SecuGen’s line of Hamster fingerprint readers for integration with their Virtual Case Management (VCM) software. VCM is a paperless database case management solution for investigators, process servers, intelligence analysts and the security industry.

SecuGen Delivers FIPS 201/PIV Compliant iD-USB SC/PIV, Combination Fingerprint and Smart Card Reader

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the SecuGen iD-USB SC/PIV, a combined fingerprint and smart card reader that is fully FIPS 201/PIV compliant. The iD-USB SC/PIV is a ready-to-use USB device that facilitates dual-factor authentication right out of the box.

CompuLynx Delivers the SecuGen Hamster IV Fingerprint Reader to Kenya’s Largest Retail Bank

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that CompuLynx, of Nairobi Kenya, has successfully integrated the SecuGen Hamster IV into the Account Holder Biometric Authentication and Identification System for one of the largest retail banks in Kenya.

SecuGen Awarded Fingerprint Patents in Canada and Japan

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded patents in Canada and Japan. In Canada, SecuGen was awarded patents for the inventions entitled ‘Method and Apparatus for Reduction of Trapezoidal Distortion and Improvement of Image Sharpness in an Optical Image Capturing System’ and ‘Optical Fingerprint Image Capturing System.’

SecuGen Releases the iD-USB SC Combination Biometric Fingerprint and Smart Card Reader

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce the availability of the SecuGen iD-USB SC(TM), a combined fingerprint reader and smart card reader. The iD-USB SC is a ready to use USB device that facilitates dual-factor authentication right out of the box. The new unit is targeted at the rapidly growing number of projects and applications that combine fingerprint biometrics with smart cards.

SecuGen Launches the iD-SERIAL Fingerprint Reader for POS Applications

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce the availability of the brand new SecuGen iD-SERIAL(TM) fingerprint reader. The iD-SERIAL is a complete biometric system that captures, enrolls, matches and stores fingerprints and communicates via a serial interface, making it suitable in any situation where a serial port can be used.

Print Electronics Delivers SecuGen Hamster IV to Indian eGovernance Initiative, 100 Million Fingerprints Enrolled

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that Print Electronics, working with a local integrator partner, has successfully delivered and implemented the SecuGen Hamster IV, a fully FIPS 201 / PIV-compliant fingerprint reader, into the Tamil Nadu Health Insurance Scheme (TNHIS).

VT Virtual Technology Selects SecuGen Hamster Plus for AthenaCentral Health and Fitness Industry Software

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that VT Virtual Technology has chosen the SecuGen Hamster Plus fingerprint reader to authenticate users of the AthenaCentral Enterprise Edition software. The SecuGen Hamster Plus features SecuGen’s own fingerprint sensor technology, which is well known for its scratch resistance, ability to match dry and moist fingers, and affordable pricing.

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.

SecuGen Fingerprint USB Drivers Pass Microsoft WHQL Testing

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that its Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 Release 2 device drivers for SecuGen USB fingerprint readers, the Hamster IV, Hamster Plus, OptiMouse Plus and Keyboard Plus, have passed the Microsoft Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) testing. The WHQL certified drivers can be downloaded at no charge from SecuGen’s Web site.

Lucky Technology Selects SecuGen Fingerprint Sensor for iGuard LM520-FOSC Access Control and Time Attendance Device

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that Lucky Technology has selected the SecuGen SDA03M standalone fingerprint sensor for Lucky’s iGuard LM520-FOSC Access Control and Time Attendance device.

SecuGen Fingerprint Readers Now Windows 7 Ready

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that its USB fingerprint readers, the Hamster IV, Hamster Plus, OptiMouse Plus and Keyboard Plus, are now compatible with the Windows 7 operating system. SecuGen’s family of USB fingerprint peripherals are now natively supported by Microsoft’s Windows Biometric Framework (WBF) and will work with all versions of Windows 7.

SecuGen and Valid Technologies Collaborate to Bring Biometrics to IBM Enterprise Computing Environments

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen and Valid Technologies are pleased to announce a technology and marketing partnership to deliver strong user authentication solutions to IBM enterprise computing customers. As a result of this partnership, the Valid Technologies VSSA® Strong User Authentication solution will include support for SecuGen biometric matching technologies and the SecuGen Hamster family of biometric fingerprint readers.

SecuGen Delivers New OptiMouse Plus Fingerprint Reader

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading vendor of optical fingerprint readers, is pleased to announce that it has released the OptiMouse™ Plus, an upgraded version of the world’s first combination fingerprint reader and optical mouse. Like all of SecuGen’s fingerprint readers, the OptiMouse Plus is very rugged, accurate, and affordable.

SecuGen Offers Free SDKs for Fingerprint Software Development

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that it is now providing all of its industry leading fingerprint template extraction and matching SDKs free of charge. Included in SecuGen’s wide selection of Software Developer Kits are SDKs for Windows Vista, Windows CE, Linux, Solaris and more.

iPulse Selects SecuGen’s SDA04M Fingerprint Module for the iPB6 Access Control Unit

SecuGen Corporation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce that iPulse Systems, South Africa’s leading biometrics company, has selected SecuGen’s SDA04M fingerprint module as the core fingerprint engine for the iPB6, the next generation in biometric readers.

SecuGen SDA04(TM) and SDA04M(TM) OEM Fingerprint Sensors Raise the Bar on Biometric Access Control

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce the immediate availability of two new ultra high capacity OEM fingerprint sensors, the SDA04M(TM) and the SDA04(TM). The SDA04M is intended for commercial biometrics applications, and the SDA04 is intended for government and commercial applications where FIPS 201/PIV compliance is required.

Sun Microsystems and SecuGen Collaborate to Bring Fingerprint Biometrics to Sun Solaris, SunRay, and Sun Identity Management Solutions

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce that its Hamster(TM) Plus and Hamster(TM) IV fingerprint biometric readers are now compatible with Sun Solaris, Sun Ray, and Sun’s Identity Management Solutions. SecuGen’s engineering and Sun’s ISV engineering team worked closely together to provide a seamless integration of their products.

GSA Approves SecuGen’s SDA04(TM) OEM Fingerprint Module for FIPS 201 APL

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce that the SDA04(TM) fingerprint sensor module has been approved by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for government-wide acquisition through GSA’s Approved Products List (APL) for FIPS 201 implementations. The SDA04 joins SecuGen’s Hamster IV USB fingerprint reader and MINEX-certified fingerprint algorithms in being listing on the GSA APL.