L-1 Identity Solutions Unveils PIV-TWIC Access Control Reader Device Designed for Extreme Outdoor Operating Conditions.Additional Indoor, Weatherized and Extreme Condition Devices Also Announced for Government and Commercial Markets
STAMFORD, Conn. -- L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :ID), a leading provider of identity solutions and services, today released a series of indoor, weatherized and extreme access control devices for the commercial and government market. An order has already been placed for the 4G PIV-TWIC Station Extreme, designed to meet the specialized needs of ports, military bases and airports. All of the products are being demonstrated this week concurrent with the ASIS International ASIS International (each letter pronounced separately), previously known as American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) is an international organization for security professionals. Founded in 1955, it has more than 34,000 members in 204 chapters worldwide. Conference in Anaheim, California and at the Biometrics Consortium Conference in Tampa, Florida in booth #401.
"Our access control solutions can now perform in any operating condition and in any government and commercial installation," said Robert V. LaPenta, Chairman, President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of L-1 Identity Solutions. "I am particularly pleased with our new PIV-TWIC reader, a solution that is a direct response to the need for a more robust device for securing access to our nation's ports. Early feedback on the unit from the field indicates that it is significantly stronger than other readers under pilot at the ports today and we believe much of the functionality we offer in the unit today will set a new standard for the industry in the future."
The 4G PIV-TWIC Station Extreme is ruggedized and can withstand sub zero climates of -13 degrees Fahrenheit and desert temperatures of 158 degrees. It is IP 65 certified and capable of operating in severe downpours, ice and snow. The unit consistently identifies users regardless of finger conditions that may be wet, greasy, severely dry or cut or damaged. It also includes added security features such as fake fingerprint detection and anti-spoofing capabilities. Other key features of the PIV-TWIC Station include:
* Single units read multiple credential types, performing biometric verification for PIV PIV Particle Image Velocimetry
PIV Personal Identity Verification (FIPS 201)
PIV Pentium 4
PIV Peak Inverse Voltage
PIV Personal Identification Verification
PIV Post Indicator Valve (firefighting) , TWIC TWIC Transportation Worker Identification Credential (US Transportation Security Administration)
TWIC This Week In Chess
TWIC This Week in Common (Earlham School of Religion)
TWIC Transportation Worker Identity Card and CAC-EP cards, visitor and transition cards (MIFARE, DESFire).
* Features large 3.5 inch color LCD display screen and can display 2D color images contained on cards.
* Leverages the latest communication standards with support for Ethernet, PoE and wireless LAN (WiFi).
* Offers flexible deployment options with single, two- or three- factor authentication.
* Accommodates MARSEC MARSEC Maritime Security
MARSEC Machine Readable Spoken English Corpus and threat level security requirements with the ability to operate in several different modes.
* Provides extensive storage capabilities at the device level for locally stored hotlists, Certificate Revocation Lists (CRL CRL - Carnegie Representation Language.
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The Extreme and indoor versions of the 4G PIV-TWIC Station meet Transportation Worker Identification Credential The Transportation Worker Identification Credential (or TWIC) program is a Transportation Security Administration and U.S. Coast Guard initiative in the United States. (TWIC) ICE certification requirements as mandated by the Transportation Security Administration Authority (TSA TSA
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Other new products available for the commercial market include the 4G V-Station Extreme for harsh operating environments and two weather resistant readers for moderate outdoor conditions, the 4G V-Flex WR and 4G V-Station WR.
About L-1 Identity Solutions
L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: ID) protects and secures personal identities and assets. Its divisions include Biometrics, Secure Credentialing and Enterprise Access solutions, as well as Enrollment and Government Consulting services. With the trust and confidence in individual identities provided by L-1, international governments, federal and state agencies, law enforcement and commercial businesses can better guard the public against global terrorism, crime and identity theft fostered by fraudulent identity. L-1 Identity Solutions has more than 2,200 employees worldwide and is headquartered in Stamford, CT. For more information, visit www.L1ID.com.
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