WALL, N.J., Feb. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BIO-key International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKYI), an innovative provider of biometric authentication and security solutions, today announced that the Singapore Police Force has selected BIO-key biometric hardware and software solutions to enhance security and secure online access to critical information.

BIO-key’s ID Director for Windows integrates directly with Active Directory, the organization's credential management program, adding a layer of biometric authentication.  Users will enroll their fingerprints into the platform using EcoID, a compact fingerprint scanner that’s been tested and qualified by Microsoft.

“It’s an honor to have BIO-key hardware and software recognized by a prominent international law enforcement agency as they understand the value of strong security,” stated Mike DePasquale, Chairman & CEO, BIO-key. “Projects like this, with highly visible customers around the globe demonstrate the strength of the BIO-key brand and the growing adoption of our technology.  We look forward to supporting the Singapore Police Force’s efforts as they expand the use of our technology to their 38,500 members to increase security and protect the organization and citizens.”

About BIO-key International, Inc. (www.bio-key.com)
BIO-key is revolutionizing authentication with biometric solutions that enable convenient and secure access to information and high-stakes transactions. We offer alternatives to passwords, PINs, tokens, and cards to make it easy for enterprises and consumers to secure their devices as well as information in the cloud. Our premium finger scanning devices offer market-leading quality, performance and price. BIO-key also brings the power and ease of use of biometric technology to its TouchLock line of biometric and Bluetooth enabled padlocks – providing even more ways to BIO-key your world!

BIO-key Safe Harbor Statement
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