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Panasonic Offers U.are.U(R) Fingerprint Sensor From DigitalPersona on Stingray JS-950 Point-of-Sale Workstations

October 7, 2009

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ — DigitalPersona, Inc., a leader in fingerprint identity and authentication solutions, today announced that Panasonic System Solutions Company is now offering U.are.U fingerprint sensors from DigitalPersona as a field-upgradeable option on Panasonic’s modular point-of-sale (POS) workstation, the Stingray JS-950. The fingerprint sensor is in a modular case that can be attached to either side of the Panasonic Stingray display screen. It gives POS applications the ability to rapidly recognize users with a simple touch, without the hassles of swipe cards, tokens or passwords. POS applications use biometrics to increase accountability, simplify user provisioning and make operations more efficient.

“Our top-tier customers are seeing the savings that biometrics can deliver,” said Panasonic Group Manager Sam Miyakodani. “With the industry’s broadest range of application support, the U.are.U fingerprint sensor from DigitalPersona was the natural choice for the Panasonic Stingray POS workstation.”

Panasonic is using the embedded version of DigitalPersona’s U.are.U fingerprint sensor, which offers a powerful combination of size, accuracy and performance for handling hard-to-read fingerprints in commercial environments. The Panasonic Stingray JS-950 workstation is available through Panasonic’s world-wide network of authorized dealers and solution providers. POS applications that support biometrics on the Panasonic Stingray are available from a variety of independent software vendors. Software development kits for adding fingerprint biometrics to custom applications on Windows and Linux are available from DigitalPersona at www.digitalpersona.com/sdk.

About DigitalPersona

DigitalPersona, Inc. is the leading provider of fingerprint authentication products for point-of-sale and embedded solution developers, enterprises and consumers. The company offers software and hardware that protects people and businesses by enabling them to control their digital identities. For end users, DigitalPersona provides strong identity protection that’s uniquely easy to use; the company’s business solutions help organizations address growing security, compliance and loss prevention demands. DigitalPersona’s award-winning technology has been used worldwide by over 95 million people, and its solutions are offered by market-leading manufacturers such as HP, Dell, IBM, NCR and Panasonic. For more information contact DigitalPersona, Inc. at +1 650.474.4000, or visit www.digitalpersona.com.

About Panasonic System Solutions Company

Panasonic System Solutions Company, Unit of Panasonic Corporation of North America, is a world leader in professional electronics providing innovative system solutions and integrated technology solutions for a wide range of business applications including: industry leading i-Pro IP and analog video surveillance solutions; imaging devices for the medical, industrial, and entertainment industries; Stingray point-of-sale workstations and Attune drive-thru communications systems for the quick-service and hospitality industries; large screen LED digital signage and digital sports coaching systems. Based in Secaucus, NJ, Panasonic Corporation of North America is the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation (NYSE: PC) of Japan.

© 2009 DigitalPersona, Inc. All rights reserved. DigitalPersona and U.are.U are trademarks of DigitalPersona, Inc. registered in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

SOURCE DigitalPersona, Inc.


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