Cross Match orders more embedded modules to support production of its handheld biometric identity device
Amaro (Italy) – April 16th, 2012
– Eurotech, a leading supplier of embedded technologies, products and systems, today announces Cross Match has issued a $2 million purchase order for the Catalyst TC module, which is used in its handheld device for homeland security and defense applications. The modules will be delivered over the next 12 months.
The Catalyst TC, based on the Intel Atom processor E6xx series, is a highly integrated and flexible embedded module that offers multiple communications, I/O, and multimedia capabilities with low power consumption in a small footprint.
“We have a need for more Catalyst TC units because we have seen an increased demand for our products,” said Shawn Mokhtari, Cross Match Technologies Senior VP of Technology. “Eurotech has been reliable and on time for the duration of our relationship, and we look forward to working with them as we continue to deliver our biometric identity solutions to the marketplace.”
The Cross Match product is a homeland security and defense solution that also offers optional 3G communications support and built-in wireless networking capability that allows field personnel to access remote databases as part of a biometric identity solution.
“Cross Match biometric products are extremely important to many people, and it’s gratifying to be part of their solutions” said Greg Nicoloso, CEO of Eurotech in North America. “Our Catalyst line of computer on module boards helps customers with demanding requirements and we look forward to addressing the next challenging project.”