Morpho Launches Touchless MorphoWave™ at ISC West

MorphoWave™

Anaheim, CA, April 14, 2015

Morpho (Safran), the world's leading supplier of biometric identification and security solutions, today announced the launch of MorphoWave, the market's first biometric access solution featuring high-speed touchless fingerprint matching. MorphoWave captures and matches four fingerprints with a single wave of the hand, for an efficient and comfortable user experience. MorphoWave™ will be on display at ISC West in Las Vegas, booth # 5083, April 15–17, 2015.

Users simply wave a hand over the MorphoWave sensor to be identified. Because the sensor is touchless, the surface remains clean through repeated scans. It reads wet and dry fingerprints without difficulty, which is a supporting factor in its very fast and highly accurate capture and matching rate.

MorphoWave was developed to meet the growing demand for frictionless access control at high-traffic, sensitive, and secure locations. The technology was designed with all key interfaces allowing direct and easy integration into existing access control and time and attendance systems. MorphoWave can also be used as a stand-alone device for quick deployment at temporary events and facilities.

The color touchscreen, located above the sensor, can be programmed for time and attendance features, text and video messaging, customized graphics, and administrative functions. The modern design of MorphoWave and the extensive configurability of its functions makes touchless identification a compelling option for government, business and commercial venues.

"MorphoWave is ideally suited for secure access control in all high traffic environments," said Celeste Thomasson, President and CEO of MorphoTrak. "Morpho's fingerprint identification algorithms, deemed most accurate in a recent NIST evaluation, combined with our touchless technology, make the world safer – and a little easier to navigate."

MorphoTrak, a subsidiary of Safran USA, provides biometric and identity management solutions to a broad array of markets in the U.S. including law enforcement, border control, civil identification, and facility/IT security. Reporting to Morpho, Safran's security division, MorphoTrak is part of the world's largest biometric company. Morpho is a leading innovator in large fingerprint identification systems, facial and iris recognition, as well as secure credentials. With 40 years' experience, Morpho has captured more than 3 billion fingerprints and Morpho products are used by more than 450 government agencies in over 100 countries. MorphoTrak is headquartered in Anaheim, CA with major corporate facilities near Washington D.C., and Federal Way, WA. 

About Morpho
Morpho, a high-technology company of Safran, is a global leader in security solutions. The company employs more than 8,400 people in 40 countries and reported revenues of 1.5 billion euros in 2013. Morpho's unique expertise lies in providing cutting edge security solutions for government identity, public security, critical infrastructure, transportation and business markets. Morpho is the world leader in multibiometric identification technologies, biometric identity documents, Automated Biometric Identification Systems (ABIS) and Explosives Detection Systems (EDS). It is one of the leading suppliers of SIM cards, smart cards, trace detection equipment and gaming terminals. With systems operating in more than 100 countries, Morpho's solutions simplify and secure the lives of people around the world.

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