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    BIO-key to Donate Portion of Scanner Sales to Support COVID-19 Response

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    BIO-key International Inc. will donate to the American Red Cross a portion of the proceeds from the sale of its compact fingerprint scanners, over the balance of 2020. The donations will be designated to support the American Red Cross’ COVID-19 response efforts.

    A fingerprint scanner uses a light-sensitive microchip, such as a CMOS image sensor, to produce a digital image. A computer analyzes the image automatically and then uses pattern-matching software to turn it into a code.

    Biometrics use a physiological or behavioral characteristic (such as a fingerprint) to recognize an individual automatically. Only specific characteristics that are unique to the individual are filtered and saved as an encrypted biometric key or…

    Apr, 09 2020 |

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