It is a great opportunity and we're pleased to support SAIC's BOSS-U team for this important BTF contract
Conway, NH (PRWEB) February 13, 2009
Animetrics Inc. today announced it has been chosen as a subcontractor by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE:SAI) to provide 2D-3D face recognition products and services in support of SAIC's prime contract with the Army's Biometrics Task Force (BTF) to provide biometrics support services in support of the Biometrics Operations and Support Services Unrestricted (BOSS-U) program. SAIC's multiple award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity prime contract has a three year base period of performance, two one-year options and a total contract ceiling of $497 million for all awardees.
The BTF leads Department of Defense activities to program, integrate, and synchronize biometric technologies and capabilities and to operate and maintain DOD's authoritative biometric database to support the National Security Strategy. The BOSS-U program enables BTF businesses and program units to accomplish mission objectives by tasking SAIC and other contractors to provide services as required in areas including management support, infrastructure procurement design; development and integration; operations and maintenance; advanced technology demonstration; studies and analysis; and test and evaluation.
Animetrics 2D-3D face biometric technologies will provide the advanced identification solutions sought after by the BTF. "It is a great opportunity and we're pleased to support SAIC's BOSS-U team for this important BTF contract," said Paul Schuepp, Animetrics President and CEO.
Animetrics Inc., headquartered in Conway, N.H., is a leading developer of 3D imaging for facial biometric systems. The Animetrics90 product family is based on the company's core algorithms comprised of five patent-pending, 2D-3D face-creation technologies, allowing for pose and lighting invariant face recognition across a broad range of operating conditions. This breakthrough technology forms the basis for Animetrics next-generation three-dimensional facial recognition applications. Animetrics is driving market acceptance of facial recognition biometrics in government, homeland security and law enforcement applications. For more information visit http://www.animetrics.com.
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