SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce the unveiling of the Hamster Pro 45(tm), a new FAP 45 fingerprint reader that supports both flat, two-finger and rolled finger captures.

The Hamster Pro 45 fingerprint reader is sleek in design, accurate, rugged and astonishingly low cost. SecuGen’s new product is designed to meet the FBI’s Appendix F standard and is suitable for AFIS and other law enforcement applications.

Attendees are invited to take an early peek at the new Hamster Pro 45 two-finger reader, which will be demonstrated in SecuGen’s booth #21647 at the CES 2017 show in Las Vegas from Thursday January 5th through Sunday January 9th.

The Hamster Pro 45 is slated for release in the first half of 2017. SecuGen will also release at that time the OEM sensor inside of the Hamster Pro 45 called the U45. The U45 sensor is intended for developers wanting to create their own two-finger readers or to imbed the two-finger sensor into some larger device.

“This is a milestone product for SecuGen,” stated Jeff Brown, VP of Sales and Marketing for SecuGen. “An AFIS quality two-finger reader offers new possibilities for SecuGen resellers. SecuGen products have expanded their reach into the Law Enforcement industry. This is only one of the exciting new products we are readying for our partners in 2017.”

Dan Riley, SecuGen’s VP of Engineering, added, “I am proud to say that our team was given a specification and a price point for a two-finger reader, and we were able to achieve our targets. This new product, the Hamster Pro 45, is an exceptionally high quality device at a crazy low price. Our engineering team has exceeded every expectation.”

Won Lee, CEO of SecuGen, commented, “We have been expanding our product line at an ever increasing rate in response to our partner’s needs. With the Hamster Pro 45, we can now provide our partners with the means to enter new markets backed with the trusted brand of SecuGen.”

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 price-performance, SecuGen’s products are used across a wide range of industries, market segments and applications around the world including insurance and banking, medical and health care, point of sale, logical and physical access control, mobile devices, AFIS and law enforcement, and national ID and voter ID projects.

SecuGen is a registered trademark of SecuGen Corp. in the United States and other countries.

News Source: SecuGen Corporation