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Dubai, UAE, United Arab Emirates, 2010/07/01 - Secure authentication for access to on-line services, convenient physical access control, security and ease of making payments have become essential functional requirements in today's world.
Simage Technologies introduces the Secure Contactless Token, a multi-purpose device that meets the full range of ID, payments and secure authentication requirements. This all-in-one device uses multiple biometric authentication to provide highly secure methods of user verification.
Secure authentication for access to on-line services, convenient physical access control, security and ease of making payments have become essential functional requirements in today's world. Financial institutions offer devices for OTP (One-Time-Password) and payment cards, public transport services issue e-ticketing cards, public sector entities provide secure devices for various e-government services.
With the Secure Contactless Token, Simage Technologies offers an all-in-one product that meets the needs of the various market segments. Now the user of the device can authenticate himself online for accessing his bank account, conveniently pay for using the mass-transport services, avail the various e-government services with secure ID verification and make payments for goods.
The token supports multi-biometrics like fingerprint scan, facial recognition and iris scan. The on-board Fingerprint 'Match-On-Device' application allows secure user verification in both online and offline modes, which is very critical in ID applications as well as payments. The token uses the open-source OATH standard for generating a single-use 6 digit OTP which is displayed on the LCD screen. The LCD displays the value of the payment being made with the token.
Simage Technologies has positioned the token to provide real value proposition for large-scale deployments as well as address the needs of smaller projects. Multiple applications like Biometric Verification, E-Purse, Loyalty, OTP, and Health Records etc can be installed making this a single reference device for all e-ID, e-payments, e-ticketing and e-Health services.
About Simage Technologies
Simage Technologies (simagetechnologies.com) is a company operating in the digital security domain. Its portfolio includes hardware, software and services for its core areas of practice, which are mobile communications, financial services and identification. Simage Technologies provides integrated solutions that are designed to secure the digital interactions in this increasingly connected world.