M2SYS Technology Named a Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Top 10 Innovative Technology Company

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TAG Honors the State’s “Best of the Best” for Innovation and Contributions to Georgia’s Technology Community

M2-FuseID is a fused biometric device that simultaneously captures both fingerprint and finger vein images with the single touch of a finger.

The M2-FuseID™ - a fused biometric device that features sophisticated liveness detection - is an example of an innovation M2SYS was recognized for.

"We take great pride in establishing our headquarters in the Atlanta area and it’s humbling to be recognized for our innovative spirit.” - Mizan Rahman, Founder and CEO, M2SYS Technology

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, today announced M2SYS Technology as one of its Top 10 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. TAG will recognize this prestigious group at the 2014 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS) on March 26, 2014, at the Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta.

The “Top 10” most innovative technology companies are chosen from among TAG’s "Top 40" 2014 list and were chosen based on a number of criteria, including: degree of innovation; scope and financial impact of innovation; likelihood of success; and promotion of Georgia's innovative efforts nationally and internationally.

“The 2014 Top 10 finalists are an elite group of innovators who represent the very best of the best from Georgia’s Technology community,” said Tino Mantella, president & CEO of TAG. “The 2014 Top 10 finalists are shining examples of what makes our State such a hotbed for technology and we applaud them for standing out as leaders in Georgia’s technology community.”

This year’s Top 10 Companies were selected from among over 100 applications submitted by companies from across Georgia. Companies selected to be in the Top 10 will be given the opportunity to present at the annual Georgia Technology Summit before a crowd of more than 1,300 of the state's technology leaders.

Recognized for its innovation in designing and developing scalable and practical biometric identity management solutions that help governments and business across the world save money and resources, build accountability, and establish trust, M2SYS Technology was honored as a Top 10 company in this year’s TAG awards. Proving that practical ingenuity is a key competitive advantage for those looking to deploy biometrics for identity management, M2SYS recently demonstrated their innovation with the release of their M2-FuseID™ hybrid fingerprint and finger vein reader that provides liveness detection and spoof –proof technology for highly secure and sensitive biometric operations, and their M2-RapidCheck™ mobile biometric system for law-enforcement, the military, border control, and counter-terrorism unit environments to enroll, identify and verify subject identities in the field. Plus, using their unique, innovative scientific approach to system design and consistently pushing the envelope of performance, M2SYS now boasts the fastest fingerprint search and deduplication engine in the world with the ability to match 200 million fingerprints per second in a single commodity server and de-duplicate millions of fingerprints in matter of hours which traditionally required weeks or months.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by TAG as one of the Top 10 most innovative companies in Georgia,” commented Mizan Rahman, Founder and CEO of M2SYS Technology. “We feel fortunate to be entrenched here and fully support the Georgia community, considered one of the most important and influential locales for technology in the entire country. We take great pride in establishing our headquarters in the Atlanta area and it’s humbling to be recognized for our innovative spirit.”

For more information about TAG and the Georgia Technology Summit and to register for the event, visit http://www.tagonline.org/events/georgia-technology-summit/. Follow the conversation on Twitter through #TAGGTS.


About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 22,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.

TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive. For more information visit the TAG website at http://www.tagonline.org or TAG’s community website at http://www.TAGthink.com.


Technology Association of Georgia
Tony Cooper
(404) 920-2008

About M2SYS Technology

With over a decade of experience and millions of end users in more than 100 countries worldwide, M2SYS Technology delivers innovative, scalable, and practical identity management solutions that increase security and convenience while saving money, building accountability and establishing trust for governments and businesses around the world. The company continues to innovate, build, and deliver leading-edge enterprise biometric solutions that transform the industry and expand the applicability of biometric technology in the marketplace. Recognized for numerous industry accolades, including Frost & Sullivan’s 2007 North American Biometrics Technology Innovation of the Year and the 2011 New Product Innovation Award, M2SYS invests in the prosperity of its partners by extending technological prowess and business solutions to broaden value portfolios and better service customer requirements. The M2SYS Corporate Blog can be found at blog.m2sys.com.


M2SYS Technology
John Trader
Director of Communications
770-821-1734 (office)
410-491-5354 (cell)

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