WALL, NJ, October 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – BIO-key International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKYI), an innovative provider of identity and access management (IAM) and identity-linked biometrics solutions, today announced that the company will be a sponsor and exhibitor at the 2021 Connect: ID Identity Conference and exhibition, to be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC from October 5-6. BIO-key will be available for Q&A sessions and live demonstrations from their industry leader Identity-related biometric hardware and software solutions at booth 441. Additionally, Michael DePasquale, President and CEO of BIO-key, and Jim Sullivan, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Compliance and CLO, will be featured experts in several sessions at the agenda.
The Connect: ID conference will bring together industry leaders and pioneers to discuss current government policies and provide insight into the future of identity. The event is a world-class identity conference and exhibition, showcasing practical implementations of trusted identity solutions and highlighting how disruptive technologies and political decisions are driving much needed change. The theme of this year’s event is Identity: Reinvented.
Attendees are invited to stop by booth 441 to learn more about BIO-key’s unique range of IAM solutions, including Biometric Civil Identification, Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) and Single Sign-On (SSO) for the identities of employees, customers and suppliers, who have their proprietary identity-linked biometrics (IBB). IBB fills important user experience gaps in traditional MFA solutions by positively and conveniently identifying users, not just their device, in password-less, phone-less, and token-free use cases, including for remote workers and in situations such as retail, healthcare, manufacturing, and call centers, where users walk between shared workstations or may be distracted by phones or looking a hardware token to log in. BIO-key will introduce IBB through several supported modes, including their new MobileAuthMT with PalmPositiveMT mobile application that uses a scan of the phone’s camera palm to positively authenticate users.
BIO-key will also showcase a full line of hardware peripherals, including:
Fingerprint readers: BIO-key offers a variety of fingerprint scanners including a range of Microsoft qualified Windows Hello USB scanners that can be used immediately with Windows Hello and Windows Hello for Business or in conjunction with BIO-key’s identity-related biometrics:
Mobile ID FAP 50 and Pocket10 ™ Live Scan (10-Print) certified by the FBI for verification capture in 4-4-2 format.
PIV-Pro FIPS-201 compatible scanner
The all new EcoID ™ II
SidePass Compact USB-A or -C Scanner
SideSwipe Compact USB-A Scanner
FIDO security keys: BIO-key FIDO keys are a range of affordable FIDO2 security keys, offering USB-A, USB-C, NFC and iOS Lightning compatibility as well as FIPS 140-2 certified options with biometric verification on the device.
All-in-one point of sale terminal: BIO-key MobilePOS Pro is a portable all-in-one smart point of sale machine, with an integrated FBI certified fingerprint module for biometric identification and verification. Developed for the payments industry, BIO-key MobilePOS Pro is able to meet various transaction goals, but is also suitable for various usage scenarios, such as microfinance, SIM registration, inventory management, etc.
Members of the BIO-key management team will be featured as speakers on conference agenda as experts in the fields of identity and biometrics.
The conference is sponsored by one of the leading biometrics advocacy organizations, the International Association of the Biometrics and Identification Industry (IBIA). Michael DePasquale, CEO of BIO-key, is the organization’s vice-president and board member and will attend the main IBIA plenary session on October 6 at 1:20 p.m. In this session , “Challenges and Opportunities in Biometrics and Identity Management – An IBIA Perspective”, he will explain how organizations can include biometric solutions in their identity management strategy.
Jim Sullivan, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Compliance and General Counsel of BIO-key, will attend several sessions, including a presentation on October 5 at 11:20 am in the seminar theater on “You Will Know Biometrics arrived when… ”to discuss the indicators that biometrics has become a mainstream authentication option, and at 2:00 pm to host a panel discussion on“ Fiction, FUD and Friction – the demonization of server biometrics was it a calculated attack? On October 6, Jim will then join an expert panel at 11:05 am to discuss “Cutting Edge IAM”.
“We welcome this opportunity to participate in Connect: ID,” said Michael DePasquale. “We are delighted to attend and sponsor this event at such a critical time when we need to reinvent identity and come together to discuss and understand how we can use technology to confirm human identity in our physical and digital worlds.
For more information on the Connect: ID 2021 conference, please visit the conference website. To learn more about BIO-key’s IAM and identity-related biometric solutions, please visit the BIO-key website.
About BIO-key International, Inc. (www.BIO-key.com)
BIO-key has more than two decades of expertise in providing authentication technologies for thousands of organizations and millions of users and is revolutionizing authentication with multi-factor identity and access management (IAM) solutions and biometric, including its PortalGuard IAM solution, which provides secure access to high-value devices, information, applications and transactions. BIO-key’s patented software and hardware solutions with industry-leading biometric capabilities enable large-scale on-premises and Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) solutions as well as customized enterprise and cloud solutions.
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