Santa Clara, California (May 6, 2013) – SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the FDx SDK Pro 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 Android SDK incorporates SecuGen’s MINEX certified, FIPS 201/PIV compliant template extraction and matching algorithms.
SecuGen makes its 1:1 SDKs, such as the new Android SDK, available for free via download from the SecuGen website.
Mobile computing is a rapidly growing platform for delivering a wide variety of applications including applications that demand high levels of security such as, finance, health care and medical records, as well as government services. SecuGen’s Hamster IV and Hamster Plus fingerprint readers, along with the iD-USB SC and iD-USB SC/PIV dual mode fingerprint and smartcard readers are sold through reseller partners worldwide. SecuGen’s products are widely recognized for being rugged, accurate and affordable.
Dan Riley, Vice President of Engineering for SecuGen said, “We are very excited to be able to offer Android compatibility for our fingerprint readers. Our partners have been asking for this and our role, as always, is to provide them with the tools that they need. The Android SDK is one of several exciting new products that we will be bringing to market in 2013.”
Won Lee, CEO of SecuGen added, “We are very pleased to offer our partners the new Android SDK. We work tirelessly to provide the tools that our partners need to succeed. Today mobile computing has become a ubiquitous platform for a broad range of applications. We are proud to be able to deliver to our partners the ability to leverage that platform.”
SecuGen Corporation (www.secugen.com) is the world's leading provider of advanced, optical fingerprint recognition technology, products, tools and platforms for physical and information security. SecuGen designs and develops FBI-certified fingerprint readers and OEM components, developer kits and software, including NIST/MINEX-compliant algorithms. Known for high quality, ruggedness, and performance in a wide variety of applications and environmental conditions, SecuGen products are used by world-leading financial, medical, government, educational and corporate institutions and are sold through a partner network of over 200 original equipment manufacturers, independent software vendors and system integrators around the world.