Integrated Biometrics Announces Exclusive Partnership with Akiyama Soluções Tecnológicas in Brazil

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Integrated Biometrics, developers of the world’s smallest and lightest FBI-compliant fingerprint scanners, is pleased to announce Akiyama Soluções Tecnológicas (Akiyama) as its exclusive master distributor for Brazil. Akiyama is a digital identification market leader in Brazil, providing and developing biometric enrollment, authentication, and recognition solutions for government institutions as well as banking and commercial sector industries.


“We are delighted to have this agreement with the leading edge market leader Integrated Biometrics,” said Akiyama CEO Ismael Akiyama, adding, “It gives us a unique and strong position in the Brazilian identity management marketplace,”

According to Integrated Biometrics CEO Steve Thies, Akiyama is held in high regard within the biometrics community in Brazil and is the perfect fit for his company’s world-class enrollment and verification products.

“We are extremely pleased with our new relationship with Akiyama, a well-connected solution provider with great understanding of the diverse needs of the Brazilian biometric market,” he said.

The announcement comes as Integrated Biometrics’ technical and executive staffers respond to industry demands for their biometric identity management expertise at numerous events from Eastern Europe to the U.S., as governments and commercial enterprises scramble to adapt their legacy systems to the next generation of biometrics identification products and their increased mobility, speed and accuracy.

“Issues related to data collection and clarity, the quality of databases cross-referenced by mobile devices, and the ability of mobile fingerprint scanners to function effectively in unstable environments are all gaining in importance as biometrics identity management continues to evolve for law enforcement agencies and governments worldwide,” Thies explained.

“We’re honored to share our knowledge and best practices with the many respected industry groups who’ve reached out to us,” he said.

Recent conferences and industry meetings featuring Integrated Biometrics staffers include Biometrics 2014 in London; the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Orlando; the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Washington, D.C.; CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS 2014 in Paris; and the EU-LISA roundtable in Estonia.

Integrated Biometrics provides enrollment and verification fingerprint sensors to hardware integrators, software and database providers, and contractors serving government agencies and commercial markets worldwide to address issues related to homeland security, border patrol, law enforcement, background checks, military and defense, social services, national ID programs and elections. The company’s fingerprint solutions work in direct sunlight on dry or moist fingers, resist abrasion, and are 90-95% smaller and lighter than optical scanners.

For more information visit www.integratedbiometrics.com.

About Integrated Biometrics
Integrated Biometrics provides enrollment and verification fingerprint sensors to hardware integrators, software and database providers, and contractors serving government agencies and commercial markets worldwide. More ideal for mobile environments than traditional silicon or optical sensors, Integrated Biometrics FBI-certified fingerprint sensors utilize our durable, patented light emitting sensor (LES) film and work in direct sunlight on dry or moist fingers, resist abrasion, and are 90-95% smaller and lighter than optical scanners. Integrated Biometrics offers the only Appendix F FBI-certified sensor that meets mobility requirements demanded by end users, solving the major problems of size, speed, accuracy and durability. Find out more online at www.integratedbiometrics.com.

About Akiyama
Akiyama is a benchmark in the development and implementation of technology solutions related to biometric identification in Brazil aimed to assess most security projects in civil and criminal identification. Akiyama seeks to provide solutions that perfectly meet the expected needs of their clients. Akiyama  is a company  with 100% national capital, headquartered in Curitiba / PR , and is a market leader in Brazil in digital identification, providing and developing solutions for government institutions and authorities, banking and commercial sector industries, advancing technology solutions for civil and criminal biometric enrollment, authentication, biometrics for personal recognition, and registration and validation of documents. The quality of the solutions developed by Akiyama is proven by the customers who use them, such as the TSE (Supreme Electoral Tribunal), Ministry of Sports, Departments of Public Safety, Caixa Economica, Federal Institutes of identification, large prisons, among others. Find out more at http://akiyama.com.br