Developer of World’s Smallest, Lightest FBI-Certified Fingerprint Scanners to Lend Industry Expertise to Impartial Forum for Biometric Users

CROWS NEST, AUSTRALIA; LONDON, ENGLAND; & SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Integrated Biometrics (, developers of the world’s smallest and lightest FBI-compliant fingerprint scanners, has joined the internationally renowned Biometrics Institute. The organization was founded in 2001 to promote the responsible use of biometrics as an independent and impartial forum for biometric users and other interested parties.

“We’re looking forward to participating as an active member of the Biometrics Institute’s worldwide biometrics network,” said Steve Thies, CEO, adding, “Our leadership team is well-acquainted with the international needs for enhanced mobile security technology, as so much of the business we do with our customers and vendor partners is global in scope.”

Sales Engineer Joe Hoerl will be attending the Biometric Institute’s member meeting in Washington, D.C. on March 26 and will be demonstrating Integrated Biometrics products at the organization’s Identities at the Border and Future of Travel seminar in the Netherlands April 21-23.

Biometrics Institute membership includes close to 140 organizations from 16 countries such as the Royal Bank of Scotland, Israeli Prime Minister’s Office, Ministry of Defence Singapore, Australian Customs and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The organization provides policy input to government in partnership with members and key stakeholders; liaises with standards organizations; and hosts expert groups which have developed a Privacy Guideline and Checklist and a Vulnerability Assessment Methodology.

In addition to its membership in groups like the Biometrics Institute, Integrated Biometrics regularly interacts with government entities like the National Institute of Standards and Technology group to help develop best practices, while speaking and exhibiting at industry events like the upcoming ConnectID: 2015 in Washington, D.C. March 23-25 to contribute to the growth of the biometrics industry.

The company continues to share its extensive up-to-date knowledgebase of technology trends and challenges for the enrollment verification industry via a series of podcasts available on the company’s Connect page at

Designed as an evolving resource of company and industry information, the Connect page also has news articles, executive team bios, and information on the many hardware integrators, software and database providers, and contractors that Integrated Biometrics has partnered with to deliver industry-leading enrollment and verification fingerprint sensors to government and commercial clients.

Integrated Biometrics partners include such well-known, respected names as Akiyama, Aware, Booz Allen Hamilton, Corvus Biometrics, Credence ID, InCadence Strategic Solutions, Mobizent and NEC.

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.

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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

About Integrated Biometrics
Integrated Biometrics, LLC designs and manufactures FBI-certified fingerprint sensors for law enforcement, military operations, homeland security, national identity, election validation, social services, and a wide range of commercial applications. The company’s patented light emitting sensor technology enables lightweight scanners that outperform traditional prism-based devices in size, power consumption, portability, and reliability. Identity management solutions providers, government agencies, and corporations around the world rely on Integrated Biometrics’ products to enroll and verify individual identity quickly and accurately, even in remote locations.