SmartMetric Has Developed A Biometric Card That Is Credit Card Thin “All-In-One” Multi-Function Cyber Access, Building Access And Identity Card For The Estimated $14.82 Billion Security Card Market

NEW YORK, May 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB:SMME) – SmartMetric has created an advanced biometric card that combines cyber security for network log on along with building and doorway access and security desk identification in a credit card sized, including thickness, card. This multifunction all-in-one cyber access, building access and identity card is a revolutionary new product for the security world built on the inside-the-card biometric validation and card activation technology developed by SmartMetric.

The SmartMetric biometric multi-function security card uses FIPS approved contact smart card chips along with MiFare secure RFID transmission in the single biometric card developed and manufactured by SmartMetric.  Both the smartcard FIPS contact chip and the MiFare RFID are turned on following a match on the card of the card user’s fingerprint using the card’s internal miniature fingerprint scanner. 

“Touch the surface and your card knows it is you.  Using state of the art miniature biometric technology the SmartMetric Biometric Card is then activated by a rapid sub 1 second fingerprint scan performed by the cards powerful internal fingerprint scanner.  The card is then able to be used to access secure cyber networks, identify you to security as well as giving you access to your secure office floor,” today said SmartMetric’s President & CEO, Chaya Hendrick.

“This fills a glaring security gap in the security card market.  At the moment Government and Business issued computer access or doorway entry cards, if lost or stolen can be used by anyone.  Now only the person whose fingerprint is stored inside the card is able to use the card.  This is a giant leap forward in both physical and cyber security.  It also is far more convenient for the card user to have both doorway and network access combined into one card with the shape and thickness of a credit card. No more very thick single function security cards that anyone else can use if lost or stolen,” said Chaya Hendrick.

Cyber security and identity validation for network access control, physical building entry and secure on-the-spot identity security is now handled by the revolutionary biometric activated cyber and ID multi-function security card which has been developed by SmartMetric after over a decade of R&D.

From Governments to the workplace, everyone is wanting better, stronger security across the enterprise. Our new biometric multifunction security card provides a revolutionary biometric based solution that is portable, easily integrated and backward compatible to existing backend security infrastructure.

The new multifunction biometric security card by SmartMetric is a revolutionary leap forward in the Cyber and Access Security world according to SmartMetric.

Access management market is estimated to grow from USD 8.09 billion in 2016 to USD 14.82 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 12.9% between 2016 and 2021 according to a recent research report by KBV Research.*

The company also makes a biometric fingerprint activated credit card.  This allows banks to issue a biometric card that satisfies the growing demand by card customers for a stronger, more secure credit card. The SmartMetric biometric credit card works with chip cards. There are more than 6 billion chip cards now issued by banks around the world.

To view the SmartMetric Biometric Card please follow this link – Video of the SmartMetric Biometric Card  To view the company website: www.smartmetric.com

* publication titled Identity & Access Management Market – Global Forecast by Marqual IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd (KBV Research) November 2016.  KBV Research is a name owned by IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 

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Contact Information

USA DISTRIBUTOR
PROTEC Secure Card, LLC 
80 Corbett Way 
Eatontown, NJ 07724, USA
+1-732-542-0700 
Sales: Tracey Breckenridge
traceyb@protecsecurecard.com
www.protecsecurecard.com

SOUTH AMERICA

HOGIER GARTNER & CIA. S.A.
Alvaro Gartner Valencia
Gerente Comercial & Financiero
Carrera 65, No. 80-16
Bogota D.C. 11121, Colombia
Tel: +57. (1) 4378484
alvaro.gartner@hogier.com

Grupo Datco
San Martin 1004
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Contact
Adrian Carnevante – Director
+54 (9)11.4103.1300

SMARTMETRIC Inc. (Manufacturer)
SmartMetric, Inc.
Chaya Hendrick
President & CEO
3960 Howard Hughes Parkway, Suite 500
Las Vegas, Nevada.  89169 USA  
+1.702.990.3687
ceo@smartmetric.com
www.smartmetric.com