Bio-Plugin alters the way software developers integrate biometric fingerprint technology

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint recognition technology company, announced today its partnership with M2SYS Technology, a biometric technology research and development firm, to support their award winning Bio-Plugin(TM) software that allows software developers to rapidly integrate a complete, server-based, turn-key fingerprint software system with hardly any development effort.

Bio-Plugin enables software engineers to integrate fingerprint technology into their applications without the headaches and hassles associated with low level integration. Instead of having to spend countless hours and dollars learning and developing a robust biometric system, engineers can rapidly integrate Bio-Plugin in less than a day and are immediately provided a fully scalable system that also works in Citrix and Terminal Server.

SecuGenJeff Brown, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for SecuGen stated, “The biometrics business is all about the delivery of applications to end-users. With M2SYS’ award winning Bio-Plugin software and SecuGen’s Hamster(TM) Plus reader, developers, whether they are commercial software developers or corporate IT developers, have a first class tool set for the rapid development of high quality biometric systems.”

“As a biometric technology research and development firm, we have tested a countless number of fingerprint scanners, and the Hamster Plus has proven to be one of the best. The immediate fingerprint scan noticeably accelerates identification,” states Mizan Rahman, CEO and Chief Engineer of M2SYS. “SecuGen is a market leader in providing biometric hardware. Their Hamster Plus fingerprint reader coupled with our best-of-breed biometric software solutions will provide the ultimate in end-user convenience. Through this strategic partnership, M2SYS has effectively strengthened our solution portfolio to extend an even greater value to our customers.”

About M2SYS Technology
Recipient of Frost & Sullivan’s 2007 Biometrics Technology Innovation of the Year Award, M2SYS Technology,, is a recognized industry leader in fingerprint identity-management technology, delivering a variety of customized, fully-functional, turn-key fingerprint readers and software solutions for businesses and consumers.

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 proprietary and patented fingerprint sensors and algorithms and markets OEM components, developer kits, application software and fingerprint peripherals for a wide range of applications worldwide.

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