Mantra Softech - First Indian company receives FBI certification for its MFS-600 tenprint scanner

Top Quote India's leading Biometric company which is an enrolling agency for AADHAR project of UID India. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) May 04, 2011 - Mantra Softech - India's prominent biometric verification and access control solutions provider announces that the company's MFS-600, tenprint scanner is approved by FBI's Criminal Justice Information services department. (Source:

    FBI'S Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) along with MITRE Corporation's image processing laboratory conducted a review for MFS-600 and tested in full compliance and issued certificate for agency's IAFIS IQS CJIS-RS-0010 (V7) Appendix F compliance standards.

    CJIS-RS-0010 (V7) certification fulfills image quality specification of FBI's criminal justice information services department. IAFIS IQS of FBI specifies the data acquisition standards and image quality specifications for fingerprint scanners. It is both for traditional rolled fingerprints and identification flats.

    Applications of MFS-600 are visa issue, E-ID documents, criminal identification and for other National civilian authentication projects like AADHAR of Unique Identification Authority of India.

    Mr. Hiren Bhandari, CEO of Mantra Softech, said "Along with approval from Unique Identification Authority of India as an enrolling agency, FBI certification sets company to a significant benchmarking level. Company finds limitless potential in India and foreign government projects. MFS-600 is suitable product for Indian Government projects like AADHAR and for other forensic biometric solutions.

    About MFS-600
    MFS-600, USB 2.0 Live 4-SLAP tenprint and identification flats device incorporating the Green BitDactyscan84n fingerprint device at 500 PPI without membrane.

    It is capable for acquisition of fingerprints by Rolled finger up to (1.6" x 1.6"), flat finger up to (3.2" x 3.0"), two plain thumbs up to (3.2" x 3.0") and plain four fingers up to (3.2" x 3.0").

    Besides further technical specification like elimination of latent prints by which scanner revokes latent prints originated from recent scans, Anti-fake "lite" which distinguishes between real human finger patterns and other surfaces with relief structure like gloves and tissue.

    MFS-600 follows standard quality output format in accordance with "ANSI/NIST-ITL-1-2007" type 1,2,4 and 14 records - EFTS71 output format support. Quality of image is in accordance with NISTIR7151 standards.
    MFS-600 is compatible with FBI WSQ (Wavelet Scalar Quantization) certified software for fingerprint images compression.

    About Mantra Softech:
    Mantra Softech is a leading provider of biometric identity management solutions in India for last eight years. Not limited to fingerprint recognition, company is manufacturing palm vein and face verification equipments in India. Company is providing products and support solutions to around 5000 clients in India. CCTV and RFID are their new initiatives.

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