Sagem Scurit and Psion Teklogix become partners

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Psion Teklogix has signed a partnership agreement Sagem Scurit for the development of a biometric mobile computing solution.

Called MorphoCheck, the new system will allow authentication of ID-documents, including Electronic Passports, ID Cards, Driving Licenses and many other types of ID documents.

MorphoCheck is a mobile, autonomous, lightweight multimodal terminal. It is capable of scanning 2D barcodes on specific documents by reading the MRZ band on passports and ID cards via an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) swipe reader and reading the electronic chips (contact and contactless). The electronic chips the become  a common component of such documents, capturing and matching fingerprints. It can also send all this information to a remote central server.

We are proud to partner with Psion Teklogix. Combining our know-how in biometric technology and their expertise in mobile computing will allow us to bring to the market the most secure biometric mobile computing solutions. This unique partnership reveals our synergies, said Jean Paul Jainsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sagem Scurit.

Biometrics technology represents the future of security and we are pleased to be working with Sagem Scurit, a global leader in developing biometrics applications, said Jacky Lecuivre, Chief Executive Officer, Psion Teklogix Inc.  We are thrilled to begin the development of a biometric mobile computing security solution that will help protect our customers for generations to come.


About Psion Teklogix

Psion Teklogix is a global provider of solutions for mobile computing and wireless data collection. The companys fully integrated mobile computing solutions include rugged hardware, secure wireless networks, robust software, professional services and exceptional support programs. With over three decades of industry experience, Psion Teklogix has customers in more than 80 countries around the world, and over 36 sales and support offices in 17 countries.

About Sagem Scurit

Sagem Scurit is a high-technology company in the SAFRAN Group. Among the leading European security systems companies, it is present in four main areas: biometric systems, where it is the worldwide leader in fingerprint-based biometrics; secure terminals for access control, payments and gaming; road safety equipment and smart cards. Its products and integrated systems are used worldwide, helping to ensure transport safety, data and personal security, and governmental defence capabilities at the highest level. Through the SAFRAN Group, Sagem Scurit is present on all continents.

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