Northern, WI 5/17/12 (StreetBeat) -- BIO-key International, Inc. (OTCBB:BKYI), a global leader in fingerprint biometric identification solutions and advanced mobile identification technology, today reported that the company has been awarded a $500,000 contract to provide fingerprint biometric technology to Shared Services BC (SSBC), that provides Information Technology (IT) infrastructure support services for the B.C. government and the broader public sector. The first deployment of BIO-key's WEB-key(R) finger identification solution is for the B.C. Department of Corrections. Sierra Systems, the lead technology partner, is implementing BIO-key's custom authentication scheme for CA Technologies' "SiteMinder(R)" to provide identification and secure access to information for inmates processed through the British Columbia criminal justice system.
"Our vision is to provide software solutions that offer best in class performance with unequaled interoperability. The launch of yet another partner project, our first with CA and Sierra, validates BIO-key as the leading fingerprint software developer for high end commercial and government deployments," said Mike DePasquale, CEO. "The unique ability to integrate with every major security platform, including CA SiteMinder and most every fingerprint reader, positions BIO-key as a technology partner that future proves our customers' authentication and identification process."
BIO-key International, Inc., headquartered in Wall, New Jersey, develops and delivers advanced identification solutions to commercial and government enterprises, integrators, and custom application developers. BIO-key's award winning, high performance, scalable, cost-effective and easy-to-deploy biometric finger identification technology accurately identifies and authenticates users of wireless and enterprise applications. Our solutions are used in local embedded OEM products as well as some of the world's largest identification deployments to improve security, guarantee identity, and help reduce identity theft. BIO-key's technology is offered directly or by market leading partners around the world.
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