About Aware

Overview

Aware is a global leading provider of biometrics software products, solutions and services to empower users to own and control their identity while minimizing friction, ensuring security, maximizing convenience and knowing your customer. Our identity verification and management solutions support financial services, enterprise security, healthcare, human resources, citizen ID, border management, law enforcement, defense, and intelligence. Industry-leading Aware technology helps organizations collect, manage, process, and match biometric images and data for identification and authentication efforts.

We capitalize on our biometric domain expertise and deep customer intimacy to ensure we delight users through a customer experience that leverages the cloud and emphasizes the ease of doing business together for the end consumer. Driven by an understanding of customer and partner business needs and values, we actively strive to maintain our reputation as a service provider trusted to keep identities secure. Customer/Partner success is central to our core values and paramount to our success. As such, our offerings are thoughtfully engineered for reliability, scalability and adaptability to bring forth the next generation in cloud-based, multi-modal mobile biometrics.

Aware is a publicly held company (NASDAQ: AWRE), and is based in Bedford, Massachusetts.

History

Aware has provided biometrics software products since 1993, when it helped the FBI design and optimize the “WSQ” fingerprint image compression algorithm for the first large-scale fingerprint digitization effort. Shortly thereafter, Aware was the first to commercialize WSQ as a commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software development kit (SDK) product.

Over the following twenty-five years, Aware has consistently introduced a diverse array of software products used to integrate advanced biometric functionality quickly and easily into systems for a variety of applications.

As our product portfolio has broadened, so has our ability to provide complete end-to-end biometric software solutions, configured to the individual requirements of our customers. Today, Aware software is trusted by more than 100 commercial leaders and more than 80 government agencies around the world.

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