Integrated Biometrics Publishes Podcasts on Biometric Fingerprinting Trends, Challenges

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Integrated Biometrics, developers of the world’s smallest and lightest FBI-compliant fingerprint scanners, continues to share its extensive up-to-date knowledgebase of technology trends and challenges for the enrollment verification industry via the first in a series of podcasts available on the company’s News & Resources page at The podcasts feature four members of the Integrated Biometrics leadership team: Steve Thies, CEO; Mike Grimes, President; Fred Frye, CTO; and the company’s Business Development Executive and Strategic Advisor Tom Buss.

“We have an extremely talented team of industry veterans who are sought-after speakers, panelists, and consultants interested and excited about contributing to the future of the biometrics industry,” Thies said, adding, “We’re proactively responding to demand by utilizing our website and social media to share their thought leadership.”

Each of the Integrated Biometrics podcasts is between three-and-five minutes in length discussing topics such as issues surrounding the difficulties in producing devices that could achieve FBI Appendix-F Certification; the impact of mobility issues on fingerprint sensor technology; the standards process for enrollment and verification products; the technology behind Integrated Biometrics products; and future industry challenges.

Individuals featured in the podcasts regularly present at events around the globe and participate on panels and industry working groups to help develop standards and practices related to enrollment and verification systems. January 12-16, podcast host Mike Grimes will be joining European Sales Executive Joe Hoerl on a European Road Show demonstrating Integrated Biometrics’ latest fingerprint scanning technology and mobile device integrations using the company’s LES fingerprint sensors and sharing recent success stories from around the world.

More podcasts are in development, as are videocasts.

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.