3M announced on May 1 that it has completed the sale of substantially all of its identity management business— including biometrics, document readers and secure materials—to Gemalto, a world leader in digital security. Local share transfer requirements are underway in two countries and are expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2017. Gemalto is the global leader in digital security, serving customers in more than 180 countries. We anticipate a smooth transition of this business to Gemalto. Please contact your Identity Management representative if you have any questions.
An Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) uses digital imaging to obtain, store, and analyze fingerprint data. AFIS systems search fingerprints against a database to look for a match.
An Automated Biometrics Identification System (ABIS) obtains, processes, and stores multiple biometric modalities including fingerprints, palm prints, iris scans, and facial recognition data. The system can automatically produce match results against stored data.
An electronic means of capturing fingerprints in a digitized format and then transmitting them for verification and identification. 3M offers fingerprint, tenprint, and palmprint scanners as well as software and accessories.
3M technologies can reduce the burden of sifting through mountains of data. Biometrics, including fingerprint scans, palm scans, facial recognition, and iris scans, provide faster, more accurate and objective analysis of evidence than is possible with the human eye.
We offer a range of applicant fingerprinting options that can be linked to major background check databases. We work in conjunction with state agencies, police agencies, and businesses to provide statewide access to applicant fingerprint processing services for fingerprint-based background checks.
Access control provides security by granting authenticated users access to specific areas. We offer a complete range of biometric access control products that can be customized according to user needs