NEC opens Biometrics Excellence Center in B'lore

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BANGALORE, INDIA: NEC Corporation, a network, communications and information technology company, announced today that it has established an "NEC Biometrics Excellence Center" (N-BEC) in Bangalore, aiming to accelerate the expansion of its global multimodal identification solutions and integrated security solutions business.


NEC has been developing biometrics matching technologies since the 1970s and its technological superiority in biometrics identification has been proven by several accuracy tests conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology in the U.S., said a press release.

More than 200 of NEC's biometrics solutions have been utilized by a broad range of agencies in over 30 countries throughout the world. A wide variety of government and private agencies use these solutions, including law enforcement, border control, civil identification and national election systems that require large scale, accurate and rapid biometrics matching.

NEC would capitalize on its central competencies in engineering, geographic and technological expertise to drive the development of N-BEC.

As a core engineering competency center, N-BEC would enhance NEC's worldwide solution engineering capabilities in the expedited delivery of customized multimodal identity solutions, the release added.