PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL—December 22, 2014—Sonavation, world leader and pioneer in biometric ultrasound technology for digital security, today acquired the assets of Arkami, Inc., best known for the development of myIDkey, which included advanced hardware and software technology in the secure authentication password management space.
With this acquisition and the strength of the combined technologies, Sonavation will further extend their leadership position in the biometrics industry with soon-to-be-released biometric fingerprint authentication products that are virtually unspoofable.
“At Sonavation, we’re developing the most effective solutions to combat today’s most pressing digital threats,” said Bob Stewart, COO of Sonavation. “As consumers and businesses are becoming increasingly vulnerable across the digital landscape, we want our customers to feel at ease knowing their critical digital information is protected, while still readily available at their fingertips. This acquisition allows us to further bolster our biometric security technology and provide a second-factor authentication solution that is unique to each end-user. In effect, all users will become their passwords.”
As the world quickly evolves in the digital space with ever-increasing need for digital security and simplicity, Sonavation is committed to the pursuit of perfecting biometric sensor technology and integrating it into life’s critical touch points to make the world a safer place.
The Sonavation product line is designed to provide secure authentication and protection for digital and physical environments for consumers and businesses. Solutions include both embedded and stand-alone device offerings designed to protect physical access as well as online systems, including: eCommerce, financial services, health data and other sensitive applications.
Sonavation designs and manufactures the industry’s leading biometric fingerprint sensors utilizing ultrasound. Its 3D surface scan and sub-surface technology is protected by 38 awarded patents plus over 70 provisional patents, making it the world’s smallest low-power ultrasound sensor. Headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Sonavation is committed to “Empowering Trust, Delivering Peace of Mind.” For more information, please visit http://www.sonavation.com/.
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