ImageWare Systems Kicks off 2020 with over $1.2 Million in Multiple Deals

ImageWare expands its presence in financial services and government sectors.

San Diego, California, UNITED STATES

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ImageWare® Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY), an industry pioneer in identity proofing and authentication solutions, finalized multiple imminent deals at the beginning of 2020. The new agreements include credit unions and a biometric-centric project for a foreign government agency. Total amount of new contracts is approximately $1.2 million.  Each of the orders will be delivered in the first quarter of 2020.

“Working with a government to provide multiple agencies a plan to implement interoperable biometric solutions in both the near and long term, is a partnership that takes time to create,” said Jim Miller, Chairman and CEO, ImageWare Systems. “Multi-agency government solutions are not simple, and opportunities like this can take months to develop.” Mr. Miller also mentioned that ImageWare’s ability to work with multimodal biometrics and its flexibility to accommodate any biometric algorithm or hardware vendor were crucial in securing the contract. “Throughout the world, governments often face powerful adversaries and need the best authentication solution to ensure accuracy, sustainability, and scalability,” concluded the CEO.

David Somerville, SVP of Sales and Marketing, stated that closing multiple deals at the beginning of 2020 is just a reflection of ImageWare’s unparalleled solutions. “We are excited about our new customers in the credit union and foreign government sectors. ImageWare’s products deliver incomparable value and companies are taking notice of us.” The company expects to finalize additional banking, enterprise, and government opportunities throughout 2020.

ImageWare Systems’ multimodal biometric platform supports hundreds of millions of identities through turnkey or software development kit (SDK) systems. A pioneer in the biometrics industry, ImageWare is known for its ultra-flexible, highly secure, and easy-to-use solutions.

About ImageWare® Systems, Inc.
ImageWare Systems, Inc. is a leading developer of mobile and cloud-based identity management solutions, providing two-factor, biometric, and multi-factor cloud-based authentication solutions for the enterprise. The company delivers next-generation biometrics as an interactive and scalable cloud-based solution. ImageWare’s products support multi-modal biometric authentication including, but not limited to, face, voice, fingerprint, iris, palm, and more. ImageWare Systems, Inc. is headquartered in San Diego, California, with offices in Oregon, Canada, Mexico, and Japan. For a full list of ImageWare partnerships with other leading global brands such as ForgeRock, Fujitsu, HPE, IBM, Microsoft, SAP, Verizon, and others, please visit To learn more about ImageWare, visit and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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