SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- SecuGen is pleased to
announce the next release of its Software Developer Kit (SDK) Collection,
which is used to build powerful biometric software applications that
incorporate SecuGen's increasingly popular fingerprint recognition
The SecuGen SDK Collection Release 9 supports the widest range of
platforms in the industry, including Java, Sun Solaris, Windows, Windows
CE, Windows CE .NET, Linux (USB), DOS, Microsoft .NET, and Pocket PC 2003.
SecuGen's minutiae-based fingerprint recognition technology allows a
person's fingerprints to work like unique digital codes that are more
secure and convenient than passwords and that are not easily lost, stolen
or forgotten. This newest release of the SecuGen SDK Collection provides
software developers with the widest choice of operating system platforms
for their biometric applications.
"The demand for fingerprint biometrics is growing very rapidly.
Software developers can now build powerful software applications that
integrate SecuGen's rugged and accurate fingerprint sensors across all of
today's important platforms. The improvements and new features in our SDK
Collection Release 9 are, as always, a direct response to the needs and
requirements of our partners," says Dan Riley, SecuGen's VP of Software
The SDK Collection Release 9 includes seventeen SDKs and boasts a
generous list of new features and updates:
o The new FDx SDK Pro for Windows now supports ANSI-INCITS 378-2004, the
fingerprint template standard adopted as a mandatory biometric format
for government applications such as the FIPS 201 Personal Identity
Verification (PIV) Program.
o The new Auto-On(TM) feature found in the soon-to-be released Hamster
Plus(TM) is used to make fingerprint scanning a truly intuitive process.
Source code for using Auto-On is included in the new FDx SDK Pro for
o The new FDx SDK for Java
o The new FDx SDK for Sun Solaris
o The updated FDx SDK for Linux has broadened its capability to support
Debian, Fedora Core3, Fedora Core4, and RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 & 4,
in addition to RedHat Linux and SuSE Linux.
o The updated FDU SDK for Windows and SecuBSP SDK for Windows both support
the soon-to-be released Hamster Plus with Auto-On feature.
Won Lee, SecuGen's President & CEO, added, "Our consistent strategy has
been to offer the broadest collection of SDKs in the industry royalty-free
at a very low price. We have become very effective in enabling Independent
Software Vendors (ISVs) to incorporate our fingerprint technology into
their applications quickly, easily, and affordably. This helps SecuGen by
broadening the base of applications that are compatible with our devices,
and it helps our ISV partners by making it easy for them to deliver
state-of-the-art security products on all of today's important operating
SecuGen offers free SDK upgrades to those who have purchased the SDK
Collection or an SDK Maintenance package within the past twelve months. For
more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SecuGen Corporation (www.secugen.com) is the world's leading provider
of advanced, optical fingerprint recognition technology, products, tools
and platforms for physical and information security. SecuGen designs and
develops proprietary and patented fingerprint sensors and algorithms and
markets OEM components, developer kits, application software and
fingerprint peripherals worldwide for a wide range of applications.
NOTE: SecuGen, Auto-On, Hamster Plus, and SecuBSP are trademarks or
registered trademarks of SecuGen Corporation in the United States and other
countries. All other brands and names are the property of their respective
SOURCE SecuGen Corporation