SecuGen Wins Frost & Sullivan
Award for Technology Innovation
Milpitas, CA (February 5, 2003) - The prestigious
Frost & Sullivan Technical Insights Award for
Technology Innovation is awarded to SecuGen Corporation,
a worldwide leader in providing enhanced authentication
solutions using optical fingerprint biometrics.
This award recognizes the ability of SecuGen to
successfully develop and introduce new technology,
formulate a well-designed product family, and make
significant product performance contributions to
the biometrics industry.
Technical Insights, a division of Frost & Sullivan,
recognizes outstanding technological achievements
by presenting science and technology innovation
awards to top companies in a variety of regional
and global markets. The Award for Technology Innovation
was given to SecuGen's authentication solutions
due to their demonstrable technological superiority
within the biometrics industry.
" SecuGen designs, manufactures and markets
the biometric technology that is most likely to
receive universal acceptance: optical fingerprint
recognition. SecuGen's technologies have overcome
the obstacles to adopting biometrics by reducing
sensor costs, improving product performance, and
maintaining compliance with industry standards.
Additionally, we recognize the diligence, perseverance,
and dedication that SecuGen has shown to develop
a successful technology development plan and excel
in this increasingly competitive global marketplace,"
notes Dr. James Smith, research analyst at Frost
"Fingerprint biometrics is the most widely
used and mature biometric technology, and SecuGen
is pleased to have achieved superior development
of this technology in a relatively short period
of time," states Won Lee, SecuGen's chief technology
officer. "Thanks to the successful implementation
by customers around the world and their ongoing
feedback, our technology is continually improving
to meet the performance demands of a wide range
"Businesses seeking enhanced authentication
solutions are realizing that fingerprint biometrics
is not a technology option but rather a business
necessity," adds SecuGen sales and marketing
vice president, James Sortino. "From its inception,
SecuGen has been committed to making quality products
that are easy to use and integrate into a variety
of existing infrastructures a company may have including
Portals, Network Connectivity, Workflow Management
and VPN systems. Our diverse customer base in the
financial, healthcare and government sectors is
a testament to such commitment."
The Technical Insight's Technology Innovation Award
is a part of the Frost & Sullivan Market Engineering
Awards program, which is globally recognized as
a standard for technology and marketing excellence.
About SecuGen SecuGen Corporation provides
biometric solutions for physical and network security
employing the most advanced fingerprint recognition
technology. The company invents, develops, manufactures
and markets a complete line of patented optical
fingerprint recognition sensors that, combined with
powerful, sophisticated algorithms, yield products
with the highest resolution and longest warranty
in the industry. Businesses worldwide implement
SecuGen's proven hardware and software products
for Internet, enterprise network and desktop security,
physical access control, time and attendance and
medical record control applications. SecuGen's cost-effective
products are sold as complete solutions, OEM components,
or integrated into ready-to-use PC peripherals such
as optical mice, keyboards and standalone desktop
devices. Partnerships with key network security
software suppliers assure compatibility across multiple
platforms and applications.
SecuGen is a registered trademark of SecuGen Corporation.
2003 SecuGen Corporation. All rights reserved.