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Fujitsu PalmSecure Biometric Authentication Technology Showcased at Biometric Consortium Conference 2010

Award-Winning Palm Vein Authentication Technology Integrates with M2SYS Bio-Plugin Biometrics Software to Deliver Simplified, Cost-Effective Deployment of Robust Biometric Identification Capabilities

Fujitsu Frontech Limited,Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc.

Foothill Ranch, CA, September 15, 2010

Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc., a leading provider of IT-based business solutions, including advanced technology products, biometric security and digital media solutions, will showcase the Fujitsu PalmSecure™ palm vein biometric authentication solution during Biometric Consortium Conference 2010. PalmSecure authentication technology was recently integrated with the M2SYS Bio-Plugin™ platform, delivering a cost-effective, easy-to-deploy biometric access management solution. The PalmSecure/Bio-Plugin joint solution, as well as the PalmSecure patient registration system, PalmSecure for single sign-onand PalmSecure physical access control, will be on display in Fujitsu booth, #325. The Biometric Consortium Conference 2010 takes place September 21-23 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida.

“With the need for more effective security systems still making headlines, we have seen an increase in demand for biometric authentication solutions that allow companies to leverage controls already in place while increasing identity management and authentication functionality,” said Vic Herring, vice president of sales and marketing, Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. “The integration of Fujitsu highly accurate, easy-to-use PalmSecure technology and M2SYS Bio-Plugin meets market demand head on, offering enterprises an out-of-the-box, cost-effective solution that not only enhances security, but also increases productivity.”

The Fujitsu PalmSecure sensor uses a near-infrared light to capture a user’s palm vein pattern, generating a unique biometric template that is matched against the palm vein patterns of pre-registered users. Unlike other readers, a PalmSecure device does not come into contact with the skin, making it extremely hygienic, non-intrusive and unrestricted by external factors such skin abrasions, conditions or chemical damages. This advanced, contactless technology is applicable across industries, including healthcare, government, banking and education. In addition, PalmSecure technology delivers highly accurate authentication that is virtually impossible to forge, leaves behind no biometric trace and generates extremely low false positive and false negative rates. Already in use in hundreds of organizations globally, PalmSecure biometric has successful applications in healthcare patient registration, time and attendance management, physical access control, government identity management, PC user authentication and OEM terminal devices, including point-of-sale (POS) systems and ATMs.

M2SYS Bio-Plugin is similar to a software development kit (SDK) with the exception that most of the work is done for developers in advance. With the Bio-Plugin, software, companies are able to rapidly integrate an enterprise-ready biometric recognition system without the development and ongoing support challenges often associated with low-level biometric SDKs. The M2SYS platform makes it easier and faster than ever for software developers to adopt the Fujitsu PalmSecure palm vein biometric authentication system, accelerating time-to-market while reducing software engineering and maintenance costs. Through its partnership with Fujitsu, M2SYS will deliver palm vein biometric solutions to users in a variety of vertical markets, including healthcare, law enforcement, education, membership management, POS, time and attendance, banking, child care, and transportation security.

“The M2SYS Bio-Plugin solution helps customers to rapidly deploy Fujitsu PalmSecure technology and to facilitate swift and accurate biometric authentication without the complexity often associated with these deployments,” said Mizan Rahman, CEO and CTO of M2SYS. “We are excited about working with Fujitsu, an established leading provider of advanced biometric authentication technology, to deliver added customer value and to help accelerate the global adoption of the Fujitsu PalmSecure palm vein authentication solution.”

About Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc.

Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. offers a wide variety of products including retail point of sales terminals, self checkout systems, kiosks, digital media solutions, palm vein biometric authentication technology, Ethernet switches, RFID tags and bill dispensers - with sales, service and engineering support throughout the United States. Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. is headquartered with operations and product development at 25902 Towne Centre Drive, Foothill Ranch, CA. 92610. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686
For more information, please see: www.fujitsufrontechna.com

About Fujitsu Frontech Limited

As part of the Fujitsu Group, Fujitsu Frontech Limited ties people and IT together through the development, manufacture and sale of front-end technology such as ATMs, operation branch, POS and totalizator terminals, and public display devices. Fujitsu Frontech also delivers related software, system integration and outsourcing as part of its total solutions offerings. The company supports the security sector by offering products incorporating Fujitsu's latest palm vein authentication technology, and is actively involved in the development of key technologies in various fields, with a current focus on color electronic paper and RFID systems.
For more information, please see: www.frontech.fujitsu.com/en/

About M2SYS Technology

M2SYS Technology is a recognized industry leader in biometric identity management technology, delivering a wide range of enterprise-ready, turnkey fingerprint, finger vein, iris, and hand geometry biometric software and hardware solutions for businesses and consumers.
For more information, please see: www.m2sys.com

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Date: September 15, 2010
City: Foothill Ranch, CA
Company: Fujitsu Frontech North America