Frost & Sullivan Names MorphoTrust 2013 North American Company of the Year for Government Biometrics

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BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

MorphoTrust USA, a Morpho company (Safran) and leading U.S. provider of identity solutions and services to federal, state and local governments, has been awarded the distinction of 2013 North American Company of the Year for Government Biometrics by renowned global research firm Frost & Sullivan. Frost & Sullivan evaluated MorphoTrust and key competitors based on growth strategy excellence, product and technology innovation, leadership in customer value and leadership in market penetration. Among the judging criteria, MorphoTrust’s solutions and services stood out as the clear leader in government biometrics.

As government agencies seek to increase access to benefits and services, while ensuring safety and security, many are turning to biometrics to verify the identities of individuals and protect the general population. The North American Company of the Year for Government Biometrics Award recognizes companies that meet government agency needs while building their own presence in the market.

Frost & Sullivan’s report on the award stated: “The all-encompassing secure identity solutions, coupled with stringent approaches to satisfy customers, clearly highlight MorphoTrust’s expertise in the government biometrics market. With a concise focus on innovation and improving its existing solutions, the company justifies its ability to penetrate newer markets and win major contracts across the U.S.”

“Biometrics is key to establishing trusted identities, which leads to trusted transactions. Identity verification must ensure safety and security as access is granted to numerous new benefits and services,” said Bob Eckel, CEO of MorphoTrust. “A growing number of government agencies use our solutions and technology for a variety of situations where vetting identities is paramount, from federal, state and local law enforcement to defense and aviation, as well as driver license issuance. We’re honored to be recognized by Frost & Sullivan for our dedication and leadership in this field.”

For more than a decade, MorphoTrust has been dedicated to multi-modal biometrics solutions, including facial recognition, iris scanning and fingerprinting. It has twice received the highest rankings for the speed and accuracy of its iris scanning in the National Institute of Standards and Technology Iris Exchange reports.

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About MorphoTrust™ USA

MorphoTrust™ USA (Safran) is a leading U.S. provider of identity solutions to federal, state and local governments that simplify, protect and secure the lives of Americans. The company’s offerings help to verify the identity of applicants and deliver the secure credentials that individuals rely on to exercise their civil rights, gain access to benefits and services, and ensure trusted transactions while reducing fraud and enhancing national security. The company delivers solutions for secure ID issuance such as U.S. driver licenses and passports as well as for border management, law enforcement, retail, travel and applicant vetting through document authentication, data verification and biometrics (iris, fingerprints and face). We serve many U.S. federal agencies and businesses, operating in all 50 U.S. states. The company also has a nationwide network of ID service centers, with approximately 1,200 convenient locations. MorphoTrust was named the 2013 North American Company of the Year for Government Biometrics by Frost & Sullivan.

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