MorphoTop™ - Morpho's 10 fingerprint image capture terminal receives UIDAI certification

New Delhi, November 23, 2010

Morpho (Safran group) today announced that MorphoTop™, its 10 fingerprint image capture terminal, has been officially certified by UIDAI*, the body in charge of India's Aadhaar project. This certification means that the terminal is now compliant for capturing fingerprints for enrollment and verification purposes under the world's largest biometric project.

MorphoTop™ is based on proven and reliable technology already deployed worldwide for various major government projects such as the biometric passport in France and enrollment in Latin America. It provides reliable fingerprint scanning in less than two seconds and FBI-certified high-definition (HD) images.

"We are proud to have achieved UIDAI certification for MorphoTop™, an innovative product in our line of fingerprint scanners," said Jean-Paul Jainsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Morpho. "This certification makes us the provider of hardware and solutions throughout the entire biometrics process."

Designed to meet the specific needs of governments, MorphoTop™ guarantees high standards of interoperability and uncompromising quality.

*UIDAI: Unique Identification Authority of India

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Morpho, a high-technology company in the Safran group, is one of the world's leading suppliers of identification, detection and e-document solutions. Morpho is specialized in personal rights and flow management applications, in particular based on biometrics, a sector in which it is the world leader, as well as secure terminals and smart cards. Morpho's integrated systems and equipment are deployed worldwide and contribute to the safety and security of transportation, data, people and countries.

Nathalie Jullien
Phone : +33 1 58 11 89 62
nathalie.jullien@morpho.com