BioID establishes US subsidiary

BioID AG, a Swiss-based provider of biometric and identity management solutions for online and mobile applications, announced Tuesday that it is founding BioID, Inc., a U.S. subsidiary that will support the company’s efforts in North America.

According to a statement, the new subsidiary will be responsible for business development, partner integration and technical support for the company’s “myBioID” online authentication and identity management service.

"With the world's highest percentage of internet users and growing concerns over privacy and identity theft, North America is a mature technology market in desperate need of an easier, more secure way to manage online identities," said Ho Chang, CEO of BioID AG. "Some of the most important players in the identity and online services fields, representing key potential partnerships for myBioID, are located in North America, and a local presence helps us deliver our partners the best possible support."

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