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Bioscrypt Picks UPEK Sensor

Bioscrypt has selected the UPEK TouchChip TCS1 fingerprint sensor for its biometric PIV Physical Access Control (PAC) readers

Dark Reading Staff

October 16, 2006

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TORONTO -- Bioscrypt Inc. (TSX: BYT), a leading provider of identity verification technology, announced today that it has selected the UPEKR TouchChipR TCS1 fingerprint sensor for its biometric PIV Physical Access Control (PAC) readers. Currently under development, these These readers will comply with the U.S. government's Federal Information Processing Standard Publication 201 (FIPS 201), Personal Identity Verification (PIV) program.

Under FIPS 201, a PIV credential (card) with the capacity to store the digital representation of two fingerprints, as ANSI/INCITS 378 standardized templates, will be created for every federal employee and contractor. These fingerprint data can then be used to authenticate individuals, allowing them physical access to buildings and/or logical access to computers.

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