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Sagem Morpho, Printrak Merge To Form MorphoTrak

U.S.-based company will offer biometric and identification management products and solutions to government and commercial markets
Paris and Alexandria, VA, April 8, 2009 -- Sagem Scurit (SAFRAN Group) announces MorphoTrak, a U.S. company which will offer world class biometric and identification management products and solutions to Federal, state and local governments, and commercial markets. MorphoTrak results from the union of Sagem Morpho, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sagem Scurit, and Printrak, formerly the biometric business division of Motorola recently acquired by SAFRAN. "We are creating a new company, based on world-class engineering, best of breed products and services and global expertise," explains Daniel Vassy, recently appointed as the new President and CEO of MorphoTrak. "The U.S. leads the world in biometric and ID management solutions, and we now have an organization that can provide the type of industry leadership needed in critical areas such as interoperability, standards, mobility, fusion, multimodal applications and non-biometric identity technologies." "In this time of security challenges, we have been able to expand our business and build our global brand as a trusted security partner," said Jean-Paul Jainsky, Chairman and CEO of Sagem Scurit. "MorphoTrak will help Sagem Scurit and the U.S. continue their global leadership in this field where a high level of international cooperation is critical to ensuring security needs are met."

MorphoTrak, a subsidiary of SAFRAN USA, provides biometric and identity management solutions to the U.S. and Canadian markets. Formed in April 2009 from the merger of Sagem Morpho Inc. and Motorola's biometric division, Printrak, MorphoTrak's markets include law enforcement, border control, civil identification, facility/IT security and access control. MorphoTrak and its global parent -- Sagem Scurit -- are leading innovators in large fingerprint identification systems, facial and iris recognition, as well as identification technologies such as smart cards, secure travel documents, e-passports, and drivers' licenses. MorphoTrak employs over 450 persons, with headquarters near Washington D.C., major corporate facilities in Anaheim, CA and Tacoma, WA, and regional facilities throughout the U.S. Please visit www.MorphoTrak.com

Sagem Scurit (SAFRAN Group) is a high-technology company. One of the world's leading suppliers of identity solutions, Sagem Scurit focuses on applications including personal rights and flow management, in particular based on biometrics, a sector in which it is the world leader, secure terminals and smart cards. Its integrated systems and equipment are deployed worldwide and contribute to the safety and security of transportation, data, people and states. Through the SAFRAN Group, Sagem Scurit is present on all continents.

For further information: www.sagem-securite.com, www.safran-group.com

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