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Integrated Solution Provider Leverages Best-in-Class Biometric Peripherals to Surpass Security Standards in Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Government, and Financial Services

ORLANDO, Fla.—March 22, 2004— Zvetco Biometrics, a provider of best-in-class identity authentication hardware that uses innovative fingerprint sensing technology to safeguard data access, today announced the addition of b iometric security software developer, marketer and integrator SAFLINK ® Corporation (NASDAQ: SFLK) as a member of the Zvetco Biometrics Integrated Reseller Program. The leading security solution provider offers bundled solutions that integrate industry-leading biometric security access software with private label versions of Zvetco Biometrics’ Verifi™ fingerprint readers and keyboards that feature their own laser engraved logos.

Zvetco Biometrics’ Integrated Reseller Program arms resellers with customized logos, colors and cable lengths, as well as waterproof versions of Verifi pods and keyboards, to create tailored security solutions for all business environments. The waterproof versions are of particular value for companies in the healthcare sector, for which cleaning agents and chemicals may be in regular contact with the hardware. The healthcare sector is among the first to adopt security and user authentication standards to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of individual information. Zvetco Biometrics incorporates precision fingerprint-sensing technology into cost-effective and ergonomic computer peripherals that enhance security and privacy, increase accountability, and eliminate the cost and inconvenience of password-based access.

“Demand for customizable and cost-effective biometric solutions that meet today’s standards for security and convenience has triggered an opportunity for integrators and channel partners to leverage Zvetco Biometrics’ Verifi line,” said Zavi Cohen, president of Zvetco Biometrics. “Zvetco Biometrics’ partnership with SAFLINK is of strategic importance for both parties, but the real winner is the customer. The combination of leading secure biometric access software with Zvetco Biometrics’ advanced fingerprint scanning computer peripherals provides customers with a powerful security solution to meet their particular needs.”

The Verifi line offers unequalled acquisition, recognition and error rejection rates, the highest “Spoof Protection” on the market, and extremely high resistance to Electrostatic Discharge (ESD).

Available in multiple form factors, V erifi products use AuthenTec’s TruePrint® sensor technology, offer a rugged, elegant design, a standard USB interface, enhanced security and convenience, private labeling, and other custom options.

“ SAFLINK offers a wide range of products that enable biometric logon to computer workstations, networks, facilities, and enterprise single-sign on systems. Since our products are based on open-system industry standards, we are able to support more than 40 different devices, including those in Zvetco Biometrics’ Verifi line ,” said Walter Hamilton, VP of Business Development at SAFLINK. “SAFLINK chose to partner with Zvetco Biometrics because its Verifi line delivers excellent performance, reliability and convenience. We are pleased to be able to offer their devices as part of our integrated security solution.”

Benefits of the Zvetco Biometrics Integrated Reseller Program

Zvetco Biometrics has invested significant time and resources into the Zvetco Biometrics Integrated Reseller Program to enable partners to successfully deliver its biometrics offerings. Through the program, Zvetco Biometrics offers partners customization as well as sales, marketing and technical support, to enable success with Zvetco Biometrics products. For more information, please visit the Zvetco Biometrics Web site at Companies interested in establishing a distribution or reseller relationship with Zvetco Biometrics can send requests to Zvetco Biometrics.

About Zvetco Biometrics

Zvetco Biometrics is a provider of best-in-class identity authentication hardware that uses innovative fingerprint sensing technology to safeguard data access. Founded in 1999, Zvetco Biometrics provides its customers in the corporate enterprise, financial services, healthcare, gaming and retail industries with cost-effective biometric tools that enhance security, increase accountability, and eliminate the cost and inconvenience of password-based access. Zvetco Biometrics’ Verifi™ line of biometric products incorporates precision fingerprint-sensing technology into ergonomic computer peripherals that deliver unparalleled performance, reliability and convenience. Information about Zvetco Biometrics and its products is available on the Web at or by calling (407) 681-0111.


SAFLINK Corporation offers software solutions that are designed to protect intellectual property, secure information assets, and eliminate passwords. SAFLINK’s software provides Identity Assurance Management™, allowing administrators to verify the identity of users and control their access to: computer networks; physical facilities; applications; manufacturing process control systems; and time and attendance systems. For more information, please see or call 800-762-9595.

Verifi is a trademark of Zvetco Biometrics. TruePrint is a registered trademark of AuthenTec.