Telos Corporation Wins Touchless Mobile Fingerprint Awards
NIST’s mFIT Challenge strives to advance mobile fingerprint capture technologies by incentivizing contestants to build and demonstrate prototype applications and mobile device accessories for fingerprint capture by field law enforcement officers. ONYX shared the overall first place designation with French firm
“The mFIT Challenge is focused on improving the technologies that law enforcement needs to efficiently and effectively perform their mission and identify individuals in the field,” said
ONYX is a mobile, touchless biometrics solution that leverages a device’s camera to capture the user’s unique fingerprint, enabling fast and easy collection of fingerprint biometrics. Telos added the ONYX technology to IDTrust360 when it acquired the assets of Diamond Fortress Technologies in
“When we acquired the assets of Diamond Fortress Technologies last year, it was largely based on the promise of ONYX,” said
Through the mFIT Challenge, NIST sought innovative new or improved mobile applications that access the available sensors on mobile commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) devices to capture high-quality, digital fingerprint images. Entrants were asked to submit a mobile application that captures quality digital images of the left and right hands. The ultimate objective of this challenge was to advance technology while preserving the form factor of the mobile device.
In addition to first place in the overall competition, Telos also tied with
For more information about Telos’ identity offerings, including ONYX, please visit https://www.telos.com/offerings/onyx-overview.
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