MorphoTrak Receives Secure Driver License Contract Award from North Carolina
System Includes MorphoTrak's Secure Credentials Center for Greater Identity Assurance, Improved Customer Service, and Enhanced Security of 3D Photo IDTM
Alexandria, Va., July 1rst, 2010 – MorphoTrak (Safran group) received an award notification from the North Carolina Department of Transportation for an enhanced security driver license system in the amount of $47.5M. The system includes MorphoTrak's Secure Credential Center (SCC) to increase security validations and privacy protections, while significantly increasing customer service and convenience. The SCC has been implemented worldwide wherever document security, identity assurance and personal privacy protection are critical.
"We are extremely pleased with the award intention announced by the state of North Carolina," stated Daniel Vassy, President and CEO of MorphoTrak. "The efficiencies delivered through our Secure Credential Center and our innovative security technology such as 3D Photo IDTM on polycarbonate cards offers the best value and minimal risk for our customers."
MorphoTrak's North Carolina solution includes new driver licenses incorporating unique security and anti-fraud features making it essentially impossible to reproduce for fraudulent purposes. The innovative 3D Photo IDTM technology, provided by sister company Sagem Identification, features laser engraved three dimensional photo-images which are one of the most secure first-line security features available today.
MorphoTrak is part of Morpho and has over 35 years of experience in secure identification technology. Morpho continues to innovate and excel, successfully deploying identification technology to well over 450 government agencies in over 100 countries.
MorphoTrak, Inc., a subsidiary of Safran USA, provides biometric and identity management solutions to the U.S. and Canadian markets. Formed in April 2009 from the merger of Sagem Morpho Inc. and Motorola's biometric division, Printrak, MorphoTrak's markets include law enforcement, border control, civil identification, facility/IT security and access control. MorphoTrak and its global parent Morpho - part of the Safran group - are leading innovators in large fingerprint identification systems, facial and iris recognition, as well as identification licenses. MorphoTrak employs over 450 persons in the U.S., with headquarters near Washington D.C., major corporate facilities in Anaheim, CA and Tacoma, WA, and regional facilities throughout the U.S.