Saflink anchors port contract

SSN Staff  - 
Thursday, May 26, 2005

BELLEVUE, Wash.—Saflink announced that the state of Florida intends to award the company a contract to deploy access control systems at 12 deepwater seaports within the state.
The contract for the Florida Seaport Gate Control System could result in revenue of more than $500,000 if the contract is fulfilled. The terms of the deal include approximately 1,035 fixed physical access readers at the facilities.
Based here, Saflink develops and provides biometric security and smart card software. The company’s products are used in conjunction with computer networks, physical facilities, event tracking systems, and time and attendance systems.
The company also said its entered into a partnership with Biometric Associates, a Timonium, Md.-based developer and manufacturer of fingerprint identification subsystems. As a result, the two companies will target government organizations with integrated physical access control systems.