Biometric technology: Gemalto's solutions and services


​​​​​Our biometric technology and solutions enable government agencies to better solve crimes, prevent fraud in voting or public benefit applications, secure national borders, or protect identities for a variety of other applications, such as access control and employee/applicant background checks.

We have more than 200 biometric deployments in 80 countries leveraging strong biometric authentication and identification around the world for customers at all levels of government worldwide.

Building upon Cogent's 27 years of biometric technology expertise, Gemalto offers a comprehensive suite of technology products and services, helping governments and agencies around the world keep the public safe and secure.

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Background Checks

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.

Learn more about background checks

Fingerprint Scanners

Biometric Scanners

Scanning devices for fingerprint, palm print, face, and iris capture for identification, verification and enrollment solutions.

Learn more on fingerprint scanners

Biometric Software

Biometric Software

Software and development tools which can be used to enroll biometric data, perform biometric verification and identification, and more.

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CUGI Forum

CUGI Forum

Cogent User Group International (CUGI) brings together Cogent AFIS users to learn and share industry best practices..

Learn more about the CUGI Forum

Biometric software

Eagle II Program

Cogent is an awardee in the Unrestricted Track for Functional Category 1 – Service Delivery of the US Department of Homeland Security’s Eagle II Program.

Learn more about DHS Eagle II

  • AFIS

    Webinar: Dealing with Distorted Latent Prints

    Optimize your AFIS hits using these unusual and lesser used tools that are perfect even for those imperfect prints. Join us for a free live demonstration featuring 3+ unique enhancement tools including usage tips and tricks.

    Register for Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT

 Blog

  • Posted on Dec 20, 2018

    A new Entry Exit System will revolutionize Schengen Area border control

    European border controls are about to be infused with biometric technology that will be shared across the region.

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  • Posted on Jul 19, 2018

    Facial Recognition 10 Buzzwords Demystified (Part 2)

    We complete our look into the meanings behind phrases you’ll see as you travel the world using facial recognition at border security.

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  • Posted on Jul 17, 2018

    Facial Recognition 10 Buzzwords Demystified (Part 1)

    Facial recognition is becoming quickly adopted around the world. But what do some of the terms used actually mean?

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