Highest security simple operation - JENETRIC receives award for its user-friendly fingerprint technology

The JENETRIC GmbH received the first price at the 12th IQ Innovation Award Central Germany in the category of information technology. Among 61 submitted innovations LIVETOUCH technology for capturing fingerprints convinced around 100 branch experts from industry and academia in multistage jury process. The Jena biometrics company combines in its products the highest security requirements with simple operation and thus helps to increase the acceptance of identity checks in sensitive security areas.

IQ Innovation Award Central Germany 2016, winner in the category IT:
JENETRIC GmbH from Jena with the award sponsor envia TEL GmbH and GISA GmbH
l to r: Stephan Drescher (envia TEL GmbH), Roberto Wolfer, Dirk Morgeneier (both JENETRIC GmbH), Ingo Schöbe (Cluster Information Technology Central Germany), Michael Krüger (GISA GmbH)
Photograph credits: Guido Werner/GWP

The "LIVETOUCH quattro", the first product of JENETRIC, is the world’s smallest ID flat scanner. It provides fingerprint images of the highest quality and is FBI certified.

"During development we especially had the people in mind, who will use the product. Thanks to the unique user guidance of our ‘LIVETOUCH quattro’ people will be more confident and successful at being identified through fingerprints; they might even enjoy using the device, "says Roberto Wolfer, one of the founders and CEO of JENETRIC GmbH. What makes the LIVETOUCH quattro different from other devices: the fingerprint capture area can also be used to display instructions and provide the user with feedback to quickly assure proper finger placement. All instructions are designed in a way that can be understood by users independent of differences in language, culture or previous knowledge - thus ideally suited for use at airports or borders, where people with different backgrounds are required to identify themselves by fingerprints.

The image sensor of LIVETOUCH quattro uses the optical TFT technology, allowing not only a new user experience, but also the future mobile use as well as scanning of documents.
The IQ Innovation Award Central Germany is awarded by the European metropolitan region “Mit-teldeutschland” and its partner in Leipzig, Halle (Saale) and Magdeburg for marketable innovations from the Central German clusters Automotive, Life Sciences, Chemicals / Plastics, Energy / Environment / Solar Industry and Information Technology. The award ceremony took place in the Francke Foundations in Halle (Saale) today.