BIO-key Offers Its True User Identification® Rapid Deployment Kit Free of Charge to Accelerate Worldwide Biometric Adoption

WALL, N.J., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: BKYI) , a leader in finger-based biometric identification and wireless public safety today announced the launch of its True User ID Rapid Deployment Kit, an innovative program that is destined to revolutionize the user identification market.

Mike DePasquale, CEO of BIO-key International commented, "This unique approach eliminates end user and development costs associated with deploying biometric user authentication solutions. With this solution, BIO-key has removed the last barrier to wide scale deployment of fingerprint biometrics for any user authentication application. By offering our client software and Software Development Kit at no cost, solution providers and customers now have a cost effective, secure and convenient alternative to gain access into any new or existing application."

A key element to this program is the distribution of BIO-key's client application software and software development tools at no charge to application developers, integrators and solution providers. The True User ID Rapid Development Kit includes all the elements needed to quickly integrate secure, convenient biometric user authentication into virtually any application. The kit includes documentation, sample code, industry specific sample applications, and a startup matcher ID key. This easy to implement, easy to use authentication alternative integrates into virtually any environment, to deliver a secure, convenient user authentication alternative to replace or augment passwords and tokens.

BIO-key already offers a simple, tightly integrated Custom Authentication Scheme (CAS) that is secure and scalable for major identity management solutions including Oracle Fusion Middleware applications, Computer Associates SiteMinder applications and Computer Associates eTrust platforms for quick, smooth integration into existing or new applications. BIO-key partners and customers can immediately take advantage of this breakthrough to secure user access to Single Sign On (SSO), Web and application identity management provisioning applications.

About BIO-key

BIO-key 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 2,500 police, fire and emergency services departments in North America use BIO-key solutions, making BIO-key the leading supplier of mobile and wireless solutions for public safety worldwide. ( )

Source: BIO-key International, Inc.

CONTACT: Julie Garand of BIO-key International, Inc., +1-508-460-4036, or

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