Israeli-Based Biometric Security Company, FST21, Opens U.S. Office In 7 World Trade Center

Office Opening Supports Company's Push Into U.S. Market

Feb 25, 2014, 10:00 ET from FST21

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FST21, the leading biometric security company that uses a fusion of biometric and analytic technologies, announced today the opening of the company's first New York City-based office. The location, at 7 World Trade Center, establishes FST21's presence in the financial epicenter of the city and highlights the importance of convenient security in the area, while also furthering the company's investment in the U.S. market.

FST21's new office features a fully operational installment of the company's biometric security system, including the patented SafeRise In Motion Identification® technology. The security system seamlessly incorporates both biometric and analytic technology developed by the company, allowing for facial recognition, behavior analysis, voice recognition, and more.

"As we continue to expand our business, we are excited to open our office in the heart of New York's business center," says Major-General Aharon Zeevi Farkash, Founder and CEO, FST21. "Over the past year we have furthered our technology development of biometric security to reach over a 99% positive identification rate. The location further establishes our commitment to the U.S. market, while also showcasing our innovative technology in a city plagued by daily security struggles."

The New York City office is the second location in the U.S. for FST21, which also has an office in Sayreville, NJ. The company has already implemented its SafeRise technology within various locations in the New York City area, particularly the famous Knickerbocker Building and the Taino Towers.

The company was founded by Major-General Farkash, a world expert in security and former head of the Israeli Military Intelligence Directorate. For more information on FST21 please click here.

FST21's SafeRise provides top security and convenience by fusion of real time information for fast and automatic visitor management. It's hassle-free and allows authorized users quick and convenient access. SafeRise's In Motion Identification™ uses a fusion of biometric and analytic technologies that include facial recognition, behavior analysis, voice recognition, LPR, RFID and more.

7 World Trade Center opened in 2006 as the first office tower to be rebuilt at the World Trade Center.  The building contains 42 office floors above a ten-story base and was New York City's first office building to be certified by the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) rating system - achieving the gold standard in March 2006. The building's environmental design features include state-of-the-art ultra-clear exterior glass technology, high-efficiency air filtration, energy and water conservation technologies and 15,000 square feet of open park space.