Leading Forensic Science Facility, Miami Valley Regional Crime Laboratory/Montgomery County Coroner’s Office, Chooses AwareABIS™ to Solve Cases Faster and More Accurately

July 27, 2023   |    2 minute read

Five-Year Cloud-based Subscription Includes Mobile ID, Fingerprint Scanners for Intake and Release of Subjects

BURLINGTON, MASS. – Jul 27, 2023  – Miami Valley Regional Crime Laboratory/Montgomery County Coroner’s Office (OH) is a forensic science facility dedicated to assisting law enforcement agencies with criminal investigations. Today it announced its selection of cloud-based AwareABIS (Automated Biometric Identification System) from Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWRE) to assist in the accurate intake and release of subjects, helping solve more cases faster while increasing community protection.

“As a cloud-based solution, AwareABIS greatly alleviates our dependence on internal IT resources and physical hardware,” says Dr. Kent Harshbarger, Montgomery County Coroner. “AwareABIS is easy to use, and delivers fast, accurate fingerprint and palmprint identification, for the 70-member law enforcement agencies we serve. This is vital to our ability to crack cases quickly, identify the deceased, and ensure community safety.”

“As Aware’s first software-as-a-service (SaaS) cloud-based Aware ABIS contract, the implementation with Miami Valley Regional Crime Laboratory/Montgomery County Coroner’s Office also enhances our overall standing in the ABIS market,” says Craig Herman, chief revenue officer, Aware. “Aware’s technology is now being used to solve crime in 26 out of 50 states in the United States, and we are proud to provide the regional criminal justice community with the fastest, most foolproof tool for both identifying and exonerating suspects.”

AwareABIS supports fingerprint, face, and iris recognition for large-scale biometric identification. Designed to serve between 1-30 million identities or more, its modular architecture helps security teams configure and optimize the system for civil or criminal applications. AwareABIS is based on BioSP™ (Biometric Services Platform), Aware’s market-leading workflow and integration server. AwareABIS supports the NIST-tested Nexa™ face, fingerprint, and iris matching algorithms, as well as fingerprint algorithms from third-party providers. AwareABIS also works with Astra™, an advanced cluster computing platform, to provide biometric record searching.

About Aware
Aware is a global authentication company that validates and secures identities using leading-edge adaptive biometrics. Aware’s offerings address the growing challenges that government and commercial enterprises face in knowing, authenticating and securing individuals through frictionless and highly secure user experiences. Now celebrating the company’s 30th anniversary as a leader in biometrics, Aware’s algorithms are based on diverse data sets from around the world and can be tailored to the unique security needs of its customers. The company empowers users to have control over identities through clear, easy opt-in and opt-out features, helping them feel secure and improving their lives. Aware is a publicly held company (NASDAQ: AWRE) based in Burlington, Massachusetts. To learn more, visit https://www.aware.com or follow Aware on Twitter @AwareBiometrics.

Safe Harbor Warning
Portions of this release contain forward-looking statements regarding future events and are subject to risks and uncertainties, such as our expectations regarding our new product. Aware wishes to caution you that there are factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results indicated by such statements, including but not limited to the risks that i) our operating results may fluctuate significantly and are difficult to predict; ii) we derive a significant portion of our revenue from government customers, and our business may be adversely affected by changes in the contracting or fiscal policies of those governmental entities; iii) a significant commercial market for biometrics technology may not develop, and if it does, we may not be successful in that market; iv) the biometrics market may not experience significant growth or our products may not achieve broad acceptance; v) we face intense competition from other biometrics solution providers; vi) our business is subject to rapid technological change; vii) our software products may have errors, defects or bugs which could harm our business; viii) our business may be adversely affected by our use of open source software; ix) we rely on third party software to develop and provide our solutions and significant defects in third party software could harm our business; x) part of our future business is dependent on market demand for, and acceptance of, the cloud-based model for the use of software: xi) our operational systems and networks and products may be subject to an increasing risk of continually evolving cybersecurity or other technological risks which could result in the disclosure of company or customer confidential information, damage to our reputation, additional costs, regulatory penalties and financial losses; xii) our business may be affected by government regulations and adverse economic conditions. We refer you to the documents Aware files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, specifically the section titled Risk Factors in our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2022 and other reports and filings made with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


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Aware, Inc.