MorphoAccess® VP wins Detektor International Award

Paris, November 24, 2011

Morpho (Safran group) is proud to announce that MorphoAccess® VP has won the Detektor International Award for "Best Access Control Product". MorphoAccess® VP is the world's first multimodal physical access control terminal combining finger vein and fingerprint recognition. This award recognizes innovative products that contribute to advancing the security industry.

Suitable for authentication or identification of individuals, this stylish, easy-to-use terminal brings the benefits of finger vein/fingerprint multimodality to physical access control systems. This new multimodal technology guarantees unrivalled levels of security, accuracy and performance as compared with monomodal biometric devices. MorphoAccess® VP is PoE (Power over Ethernet) and Wi-Fi capable and has received FBI PIV-IQS and IP 65 certifications.

"Our cutting-ege VP technology received an innovation award in 2010 and we are honored that it is once again been rewarded," said Jean-Paul Jainsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Morpho. "The Detektor International Award recognizes our commitment to developing advanced biometric technologies to meet the ever-changing needs of the security market."

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About Morpho
Morpho, a high-technology company in the Safran group, is one of the world's leading suppliers of identification, detection and e-document solutions. Morpho is specialized in personal rights and flow management applications, in particular based on biometrics, a sector in which it is the world leader, as well as secure terminals and smart cards. Morpho's integrated systems and equipment are deployed worldwide and contribute to the safety and security of transportation, data, people and countries.

For more information: www.morpho.com - www.safran-group.com

Nathalie Jullien
Tel +33 (0) 1 58 11 89 62
nathalie.jullien@morpho.com

Christelle Kinkead
Tel +33 (0)1 58 11 87 44
christelle.kinkead@morpho.com