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Company Overview of 3M Cogent, Inc.

Company Overview

3M Cogent, Inc. provides biometric identification solutions primarily for governments, law enforcement agencies, and commercial enterprises worldwide. Its products include automated fingerprint/palmprint identification systems, facial identification management solutions, biometric enrollment solutions, mobile identification solutions, finger print/palmprint card conversion systems, ID management and credentialing solutions, mobile identification products, LiveScan products, LiveScan cabinet and accessories, Duplex high speed scanners, Mugshot systems, child ID solutions, physical access control solutions, logical access control solutions, OEM solutions, and SA-4iiLicensing solutions. The com...

639 North Rosemead Boulevard

Pasadena, CA 91107

United States

Founded in 1990

Phone:

626-325-9600

Fax:

626-325-9700

Key Executives for 3M Cogent, Inc.

President
Executive Vice President of Operations
Age: 67
Executive Vice President of Federal & State Systems
Age: 64
Vice President of International
Age: 65
Vice President of System Integration
Age: 48
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

3M Cogent, Inc. Key Developments

3M Cogent Integrates MiY Readers with Schneider Electric's Andover Continuum

3M Cogent has announced the integration of its MiY biometric access control readers with Schneider Electric's Andover Continuum integrated security and building management solutions. 3M Cogent MiY readers are now integrated with Andover Continuum CyberStation 1.91 or greater. The first complete integration of the MiY solution for user and credential management into a third party software, leveraging MiY's framework, provides biometric capture and cardholder enrollment directly from any CyberStation or using any 3M MiY reader on the network. The 3M Cogent MiY product portfolio was designed to provide integrators with a comprehensive yet easy-to-develop framework, shortening the product development time and creating solutions for end users. The MiY product line provides single to multi-factor access control and is FIPS 201 certified. The successful integration of 3M Cogent's MiY biometric access control readers with Schneider Electric's Andover Continuum allow to provide customers with best-in-class solutions that enable optimal, efficient building performance and reduce energy consumption, capital expenditures, and operating expenditures while also improving overall business performance.

Entrust Integrates 3M Cogent Biometric Technology into Entrust IdentityGuard Software Authentication Platform

Entrust, Inc. and 3M Cogent are integrating biometric fingerprint authentication into the Entrust IdentityGuard software authentication platform. This collaboration allows organizations to leverage fingerprint biometrics to authenticate users for logical access to workstations. Entrust is embedding 3M(TM) Cogent fingerprint capture and verification technology, which will be available to both new and current Entrust IdentityGuard customers who subscribe to software maintenance support services. With an increasing need to deploy second-factor authentication to protect sensitive information, organizations must balance security and usability. Adding 3M Cogent's easy-to-use strong authentication capabilities to the Entrust IdentityGuard portfolio helps organizations to streamline secure access to both cloud and internal systems.

3M Cogent, Inc. Announces Improvision NPS2 High-Speed Duplex Scanner

3M Cogent, Inc. announced that the improvision NPS2, the company's new high-speed duplex scanner, tested in full compliance and received certification from the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System, Image Quality Standard Appendix F specification. Combined with the 3M CAFIS Scanning Software, the Improvision NPS2 is FBI IAFIS IQS Appendix F certified at 500 and 1,000 ppi. Currently, the Improvision NPS2 is the only FBI-certified scanner able to simultaneously scan both sides of a document at 1,000 ppi. Equipped with an integrated automatic document feeder, 3M Cogent's Improvision NPS2 features fast image processing and can scan up to 1,000 cards per hour. To avoid card damage during the scanning process, the scanner features a straight paper path with the ability to convert palm prints, photos, and text documents. The Improvision NPS2 is ideal for scanning large amounts of biometric cards, such as backlogs, in a restricted amount of time.

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