Integrated Biometrics, LLC Announces Exclusive Partnership with Akiyama Soluções Tecnológicas in Brazil

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Integrated Biometrics (IB) is pleased to announce Akiyama Soluções Tecnológicas (Akiyama) as its exclusive master distributor for Brazil. Akiyama is well known as a high quality organization serving the biometric markets in Brazil.

“We are extremely pleased with our new relationship with Akiyama. Akiyama is held in high regard within the biometrics community in Brazil and we know they will be an excellent representative for Integrated Biometrics,” said Steve Thies, CEO, adding, “Akiyama is a well-connected solution provider with great understanding of the diverse needs of the Brazilian biometric market.”

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

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

About Integrated Biometrics

Integrated Biometrics provides enrollment and verification fingerprint sensors to hardware and software integrators 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 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.