Sagem Sécurité delivers Morpho RapID 1100 terminals to Australian police

Paris, March 13, 2009

Sagem Sécurité (SAFRAN Group) has delivered 500 Morpho RapID 1100 mobile terminals to New South Wales Police Force in Australia. Intended for mobile police units, this new-generation terminal provides real-time identification checks using fingerprint recognition.

The Morpho RapID 1100 features 3G technology and a latest-generation personal digital assistant (PDA)*, providing a direct, secure and permanent link with the Australian government agency CrimTrac. It will give police officers immediate access to reliable information on people's identities, enabling them to work more efficiently when they're in the field.

"Sagem Sécurité's proven expertise in Australia played a major role in winning this new contract," said Cyril Dujardin, managing director of the local subsidiary Sagem Australasia. "We have been working closely with the New South Wales Police Force for eight years, and have already supplied nearly 120 stations to record fingerprints and palmprints (Livescan). The New South Wales Police Force is once again technology pioneers, making them one of the best equipped police forces in the world."

Introduced in July 2008, the Morpho RapID 1100 can expand its scope of application to include other uses, such as border security, stadium access control or driver license checks.





* The PDA has been developed by Psion Teklogix.





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Sagem Sécurité is a high-technology company in the SAFRAN Group. One of the world's leading suppliers of identity systems, Sagem Sécurité 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. Sagem Sécurité is present on all continents.

In Asia Pacific, Sagem Sécurité is represented by its subsidiary Sagem Australasia

Sagem Sécurité | Press Contacts | Nathalie Jullien | Tel : +33 1 58 11 89 62 | nathalie.jullien@sagem.com | Caroline Coudert | Tel : + 33 1 58 11 19 47 | caroline.coudert@sagem.com