NovaTeqni wins US rugged device order
10 August 2017 14:04 GMT

Canadian biometrics firm NovaTeqni has announced that the company has entered into a manufacturing, development and sales agreement with Mobizent for the manufacturing and sale of the new MobiCHKII rugged mobile biometrics handheld computer intended for the federal sector in the USA.

Additionally, NovaTeqni will also develop and supply the MobiCONNECT device for Mobizent. The biometrics enabled handheld devices are used within the law enforcement, public safety, border patrol, corporate security operations, event security, refugee control as well as health care sectors.

The MobiCHKII enables on the spot identification using fingerprints or smart cards.

Mobizent will initially market and sell the MobiCHK in the United States and in Indiawhich is already using biometrics for many applications requiring secure and reliable identification. Mobizent will there after market the MobiCHK globally. 

Novateqni will assist with sales by offering the product to it's existing and new customers in Africa. In conjunction with the agreement being concluded, Mobizent has placed the first order for the MobiCHK and MobiCONNECT devices which are scheduled for roll-out in the next 60 days.

Ramesh N. Swamy, CEO and President of Mobizent stated, "We are very pleased to be working with with Novateqni and look forward to expanding this relationship for more products for our current and future customers."

Gerhard Mynhardt, CEO of Novateqni stated, "We are very pleased that Mobizent has selected NovaTeqni to develop and supply the new MobiCHK(TM)mobile biometrics computer. Our extensive experience in developing and supplying biometrics solutions was a key factor. We see significant potential for this product in many public and corporate sectors in North America as well as in other countries. We are looking forward to a long relationship with Mobizent and to developing and providing further innovative identification solutions to Mobizent."