MorphoAccess® VP Wins “Best New Product” Award

Paris, April 19, 2011

MorphoAccess® VP by Morpho (Safran group) won the "Best New Product Award"* at the Security Industry Association's (SIA) 2012 New Product Showcase at ISC West in Las Vegas.

MorphoAccess® VP is the world's first multimodal physical access control reader combining finger vein and fingerprint recognition. This award recognizes innovative products, services and solutions in electronic physical security.

Suitable for authentication or identification of individuals, this modern, easy-to-use terminal brings the benefits of multimodality to physical access control systems. Combining finger vein and fingerprint biometric technology into a single device guarantees unrivalled levels of security, accuracy and performance, while reducing installation costs.

"Morpho is honoured to receive yet another award for its cutting-edge VP technology" said Jean-Paul Jainsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Morpho. "This award highlights our commitment to develop innovative biometric solutions for the physical security market."

Morpho's VP technology previously won a "Best Access Control Product Award" from Detektor International and a "Security Innovation Award" from Security Essen.

*The product or solution that demonstrates the most impressive technological advances as demonstrated by increased functionality, improved ease of use and/or cost reduction.

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About Morpho
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.

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