L-1 Identity Solutions, a provider of identity solutions and services, was awarded a competitive contract by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, Human Factors Division, to fund the development of next generation technology for use in mobile four-finger slap image capture devices. The L-1 technology is unique and proprietary to the company and will be used to develop new products with significantly reduced weight and size as compared to other mobile devices in the market today. The technology will ensure the devices can be easily used by individuals with varying levels of technical and physical ability and operate in a wide variety of areas regardless of existing infrastructure and environmental conditions. The innovation will serve to address the challenges facing all next generation fingerprint scanning devices.
“L-1 continues to innovate in all of the modalities we support today to ensure that our solutions solve customer challenges today as well as those they may encounter in the future,” said Robert LaPenta, Chairman, President and CEO of L-1 Identity Solutions. “This award underscores the trust that DHS places in our technology and we look forward to working on this exciting and important development effort.”