MaxID Sells Handheld Biometric Readers to Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center

MaxID, a provider of identity solutions, announced the sale of iDL500 Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) accredited handheld biometric reader devices to the Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center in Norfolk, Virginia.

Norfolk's Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center has been ranked No. 1 in the United States by passenger approval ratings, based on customer satisfaction and the overall experience of Royal Caribbean guests.

The iDL500 units delivered for the Half Moone Cruise & Celebration Center will be bundled with the CoreStreet PIVMAN client software, which provides a TWIC‐compatible solution that has been in operational use for more than three years in the DoD, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), various states, and is on the FIPS 201 Approved Products List and the TWIC Initial Capabilities Evaluation (ICE) List. The units will also deploy the MaxID MaxIDentity Suite Passport reading software.

“We are very pleased to have the Half Moone Cruise & Celebration Center join our growing list of maritime facilities to deploy our TWIC solution. The iDL500 when combined with the PIVMAN software provides a powerful contemporary identity and access solution for maritime facilities, ports, and vessel operators. The solution is gaining significant traction in the maritime market,” said Brian Skiba, President of MaxID Corp US.

“Leading commercial organizations and government agencies continue to select the CoreStreet PIVMAN software with MaxID's multimodal handheld devices,” said John Bys, Regional VP at ActivIdentity. “This combined solution provides the unique capability of authenticating and validating highly trusted identity credentials such as PIV, CAC, FRAC, TWIC and Seafarer ID cards in communications‐out situations on a single device.”

The iDL500is a multimodal, rugged mobile computer that offers a complete set of features — including QWERTY keyboard, contact card, contactless card, barcode, optical fingerprint, and optional magnetic swipe and MRZ readers with a digital camera, GPS, and comprehensive communications capabilities. The iDL500 is a complete, integrated mobile solution for all badging and identity management requirements. When users need to read TWIC, SID, CAC, PIV, PIV‐I, FRAC cards, passports, driver's licenses as well as use the other onboard biometric functions to verify identity, the iDL500 does it all in a light, compact, easy‐to‐use form factor. The iDL500 is built in the U.S.

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