Seamless Biometric Access Control Deployed by Digital Garage to new Headquarters in Japan

IDEMIA, the global provider of Augmented Identity, has announced the first deployment of MorphoWave™ Compact in Japan to provide high security and convenience for businesses and the public, the company said.

The contactless fingerprint technology was installed in the new headquarters of Digital Garage, located in the Shibuya district in Tokyo. They are the first to experience such a fast, frictionless and seamless biometric access control in Japan, through this deployment conducted in collaboration with IDEMIA´s official value added partner Japan Aerospace Corporation (JAC).

MorphoWave™ Compact is a biometric reader equipped with 3D fingerprint technology powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) that can scan four fingers in less than one second. The algorithms in the biometric system ensure high matching accuracy and it enables up to 100,000 users being identified by one device.

IDEMIA, a global provider of Augmented Identity, provides a trusted environment enabling citizens and consumers alike to perform their daily critical activities (such as pay, connect and travel), in the physical as well as digital space. For further information, go to / and follow @IdemiaGroup on Twitter.

Digital Garage is engaged in two recurring businesses: the fintech business, which provides a package of various payment methods to e-commerce operators and face-to-face retailers, and the marketing business, which provides integrated solutions in the digital and real fields.

JAC has a history of more than 60 years and a core aerospace company of ITOCHU Group, providing unique and specialized services based on the concept of “only one” and “niche top”. JAC offers value added “engineering and technical” services and propose business solutions, mainly relating to national security and social infrastructure along with improvement of safety, comfortability and affordability to the Japanese market.