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About ImageWare Systems, Inc.

ImageWare Systems, Inc. (IWSY) is a leading developer of identity management solutions, providing Two-Factor Authentication (2FA), Biometric, Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), secure credential, and law enforcement technologies.

Scalable for worldwide deployment, ImageWare’s product line includes a multi-biometric engine that is hardware and algorithm independent, enabling the enrollment and management of unlimited population sizes.

ImageWare’s identification products are used to manage and issue secure credentials, including national IDs, passports, driver’s licenses, smart cards, and access control credentials. Our digital booking products provide law enforcement with integrated mug shot, fingerprint livescan and investigative capabilities.

ImageWare is headquartered in San Diego, CA, with offices in Portland, OR, Ottawa, Ontario, Mexico City, Mexico, and Tokyo, Japan.

ImageWare Systems, Inc.
13500 Evening Creek Drive North, Suite 550
San Diego, California 92128
858.673.8600 phone


Biometric Authentication Solutions

Delivering next-generation biometric authentication systems as an interactive, scalable, cloud-based solution.

ImageWare, a leading provider of biometric authentication, brings together cloud and mobile technology to offer two-factor, biometric, and multi-factor authentication via mobile devices, on premises, and in the cloud.

We provide a two-factor, multi-modal biometric, and multi-factor authentication service that can incorporate voice, fingerprint, palm, facial recognition, signature, iris, and any other biometric capture feature available to a customer. All of these can be combined with other authentication and access control facilities, including tokens, digital certificates, passwords, and PIN, to provide the ultimate level of assurance and accountability for corporate networks, web applications, mobile devices, and PC desktop environments.

Our mobile solutions combine the very latest in smartphone technology with our proven, patented, biometric authentication systems and cloud-technology to bring you a highly secure, easy to implement, biometrics-as-a-service. This enables banking, retail, financial services companies, and application developers to incorporate two-factor, biometric, and multi-factor authentication using features already available to smartphone customers, including voice biometrics and facial recognition.

In addition to our mobile solutions, IWS has also been working for over a decade with various law enforcement agencies in the US, Canada, and Mexico. IWS is well-known as a leader in biometric authentication systems. We have a proven track record in providing a biometric authentication service that can incorporate the latest biometric authentication technology to enable secure access control, investigation tools, and booking software.

Our Core Competencies:

  • The widest range of biometric authentication service models
  • Mainstream authentication techniques
  • Decades of service enabling highly secured environments, such as government agencies and law enforcement worldwide
  • Multiple Patents: Learn More  

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Mission and Vision

From our inception, ImageWare has consistently delivered highly innovative, patent protected technology to the market. Excellence in innovation has been a guiding principal of the company’s decade-long commitment to meeting unique and complex challenges. We have also focused on open architecture and plug-n-play solutions that work across devices, platforms, and applications. This legacy continues today as ImageWare pursues the leading edge of identity with its next generation GoCloudID® and GoMobile Interactive® application platforms.

GoCloudID enables system integrators and identity service solution providers to rapidly develop and deploy highly configurable, cost effective, modular, multi-modal biometric identity management, and advanced credentialing solutions.

GoMobile Interactive transforms a mobile device into a complete mobile ID using the security of biometrics. This allows development of mobile apps that engage consumers and enable transactions securely with the peace of mind that comes from using biometric authentication.

ImageWare Design Solutions

  • Continuously adapt to evolving customer requirements and respond to emerging market demands
  • Designed to leverage and preserve critical investments in existing  infrastructure
  • Engineered for today’s mobile lifestyle
  • Platform Agnostic — work across virtually any device or in any existing environment
  • Guarantee the security and privacy of the massive data stores of Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
  • Forward-thinking — “Future Proof” identity management

Ready to secure your device, data, and transactions with two-factor biometric, or multi-factor authentication security?

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