WALL, N.J. , Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI), a leader in finger-based biometric identification and wireless public safety, announced today that it will participate in the 2008 Biometric Technology Expo, to be held in conjunction with the Biometric Consortium Conference Consortium ("BCC") on September 23 - 25 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida . The company will showcase a number of its fingerprint biometric applications at the conference. Additionally, Michael DePasquale , BIO-key's President and CEO, will speak as part of the International Technology Innovations track on Tuesday, September 23 , at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time . Mr. DePasquale's presentation is titled "Empowering People and Commerce: Bangladeshi Voter Registration/National ID Program." The BCC is recognized as the leading global event addressing biometric-based solutions for homeland security, large-scale applications and biometric interoperability and performance standards.
BIO-key will hold demonstrations of its patented, NIST-certified identification technology as implemented in applications deployed worldwide in booth 519. The Company's demonstrations will feature its award winning VST and WEB-key products; two scalable, cost effective, fingerprint based authentication software solutions that can be easily integrated into any application or platform. With more than 400 million BIO-key ISO fingerprint templates in use today, and over 16,000 digital enrollment stations deployed with the BIO-key software in a single project, BIO-key is a proven leader in fingerprint biometric identification solutions. Two significant BIO-key differentiators are: that BIO-key's software is interoperable across all major fingerprint reader manufacturers; and that the company's patented, high-speed Intelligent Image Indexing(TM) software delivers superior search and match speeds on scalable, COTS hardware.
"BIO-key is the ideal partner for any integrator looking to deploy a cost effective, accurate, secure biometric identification solution on any scale," commented Mr. DePasquale. "Over the past year BIO-key has not only secured additional patents to protect our intellectual property but our biometric identification software was the core of the largest biometric voter registration project in the world in Bangladesh ; a project that was successfully delivered on time and on budget. Additionally, over 400 Million ISO templates have now been generated by BIO-key software to date; the most in the world for a single biometric software company."
BIO-key International, Inc., headquartered in Wall, New Jersey , develops and delivers advanced identification solutions and information services to law enforcement departments, public safety agencies, government and private sector customers. BIO-key's mobile wireless technology provides first responders with critical, reliable, real-time data and images from local, state and national databases. BIO-key's high performance, scalable, cost-effective and easy-to- deploy biometric finger identification technology accurately identifies and authenticates users of wireless and enterprise data to improve security, convenience and privacy and to reduce identity theft. Over 750 police departments in North America use BIO-key solutions, making BIO-key the leading supplier of mobile and wireless solutions for law enforcement. (http://www.bio-key.com)
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