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Fujitsu Welcomes QSA National to PalmPartner Program, Bolstering PalmSecure Visibility in Government and Defense Market Sectors

QSA Solution to Leverage Award-Winning Biometric Palm Vein Technology

Fujitsu Frontech Limited,Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc.

Foothill Ranch, CA, April 11, 2012

Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. (FFNA), a leader in innovative technology and front-end solutions, today announces that QSA National, Inc., (QSA), an industry leader in deploying biometric technologies for identity management and access control through turnkey fingerprint, face, iris, and vein biometric solutions, has become the newest PalmPartner program member.

Fujitsu’s PalmPartner program is a comprehensive training, channel marketing and sales support program for Fujitsu’s PalmSecure® biometric solution. The program builds capacity for Fujitsu’s PalmPartners through multi-tiered sales and technical training to help them develop and implement PalmSecure-based biometric authentication solutions. QSA joins as a platinum PalmPartner program member, with aims on full integration of PalmSecure into their Q-VAccess solution.

“We are very pleased to welcome QSA to the PalmPartner program,” stated Christer Bergman, Vice President of Fujitsu’s Biometric Solutions Group. “Holding significant experience in the Government and Defense field, QSA, and their Q-VAccess solution leverages PalmSecure technology through the PalmEntry access control solution. This converged solution will deliver key differentiation and immediate ROI to growing number of agencies and departments seeking the best biometric technology.”

QSA National, Inc. was founded in November 2010 and is headquartered in Red Bank, New Jersey and has representatives in Virginia, Georgia and Pennsylvania. QSA's founder, Kevin W. Stead, its investors, and shareholders are all biometric professionals that prior to starting QSA, have worked as contractors to private companies supporting the Federal Government and Department of Defense (DoD) on biometric programs such as Tactical Biometric Systems (TBS), Biometric Identity Management Agency (BIMA), and Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM). Before standing QSA up, Mr. Stead worked for a defense contractor company and served as a Program Manager supporting the DoD's PM Biometric TBS efforts for nearly 4 years, and served with the U.S. Army, retiring in 2004.

“We are excited about being part of the PalmPartner program and working closely with Fujitsu's PalmSecure technology,” said Kevin W. Stead, QSA National Founder and President. “Further, we look forward to providing our clients with the latest in biometric identity authentication for access control and other security applications."

The Fujitsu PalmSecure sensor uses a near-infrared light to capture a student’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 as skin types and conditions.

About Fujitsu Frontech North America, Inc.

Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. brings innovative technology from Japan and, with its partners, develops powerful front-end solutions that shape how society interacts with big data. Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. is headquartered with operations and solution development at 27121 Towne Centre Drive, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686.
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About QSA National, Inc.

QSA National, Inc. is a recognized industry leader in the integration and deployment of biometric technologies for identity management and access control through turnkey fingerprint, face, iris, and vein biometric solutions. QSA delivers mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of program/project management support services and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of biometric operations and training, and other services. For more information about QSA National, Inc. please visit
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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 visit:
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Date: April 11, 2012
City: Foothill Ranch, CA
Company: Fujitsu Frontech North America