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Ultra-low cost SecuGen Hamster Pro™ and UPx OEM sensor now available

Santa Clara, California (February 15, 2016) – SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that they will be unveiling a new, lower cost fingerprint reader, the Hamster Pro™, at the RSA Conference 2016 in San Francisco’s Moscone Center.

Attendees are invited to come by SecuGen’s booth, number 4615 in the North Hall of Moscone Center to see a demonstration of the new, low cost fingerprint reader and accompanying OEM sensor.

The Hamster Pro is a compact, accurate, and robust fingerprint reader, being offered at an incredibly low price. SecuGen is well known around the world and throughout the biometrics industry for providing high quality fingerprint products at prices suitable for large deployments. The Hamster Pro is SecuGen’s lowest price fingerprint reader to date.

The UPx is the OEM version of the same product. The UPx is compact for easy integration and very low priced for large deployments.

SecuGen’s complete line of fingerprint readers include PIV and FAP 20 certified models and now includes the Hamster Pro for circumstances where PIV certification is not required but a low cost option is mandatory. SecuGen’s product line also includes dual mode products that combine contact and contactless smartcard readers together with SecuGen’s rugged and accurate fingerprint sensors.

The Hamster Pro fingerprint reader and the companion UPx OEM sensor will both be released in March of this year and will be compatible with SecuGen’s software development kits for Windows, Linux, and Android.

VP of Engineering Dan Riley stated, “The SecuGen engineering team keeps coming up with new ways to reduce costs. The Hamster Pro fingerprint reader and UPx sensor are remarkable in that they combine the ability to capture a high contrast, high quality image with rock bottom prices. These truly are amazing products!”

Won Lee, CEO of SecuGen, said, “Our focus is always to deliver the high quality products and tools that our reseller partners require. Our engineering team had done it again with the UPx sensor and the Hamster Pro. These are exactly the products that our partners have been asking for.”

About SecuGen

SecuGen Corporation is the world's leading provider of advanced, optical fingerprint recognition technology, products, tools and platforms for physical and information security. SecuGen designs and develops FBI-certified fingerprint readers and OEM components, developer kits and software, including NIST/MINEX-compliant algorithms. Known for high quality, ruggedness, and performance in a wide variety of applications and environmental conditions, SecuGen products are used by world-leading financial, medical, government, educational and corporate institutions and are sold through an extensive network of reseller partners including original equipment manufacturers, independent software vendors and system integrators around the world.

 

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