More Access Coming for Texans in Need of Background Checks
MorphoTrust's Universal Enrollment Platform to Support 55 New Centers
May 12, 2015, Billerica, Mass.
The Department of Public Safety's Fingerprint Applicant Services of Texas (FAST) program will soon expand its current network of 93 enrollment facilities to include 55 new locations – specifically in more rural areas – where secure and convenient fingerprint-based background checks will be provided at IdentoGO® Centers by MorphoTrust USA (Safran). Texas awarded the contract to MorphoTrust, making it the first state to implement the company's new, state-of-the-art commercial enrollment platform.
Civilian applicants seeking licensure, employment and volunteer opportunities in Texas at agencies including the Board of Nursing, the Department of Family and Protective Services and the Texas Education Agency, among others, can now benefit from increased access as well as the improved performance and capabilities offered by MorphoTrust's commercial enrollment platform. The platform also allows applicants to easily apply for multiple state programs from a single location.
"We are excited to partner with Texas as we expand the enrollment locations required to serve more than 800,000 Texans each year, particularly those in rural areas who will now have greater access," said Bob Eckel, CEO of MorphoTrust. "Our enrollment services and technology platform offer security, accuracy, reliability and convenience. We look forward to rolling out the new enrollment centers throughout Texas in support of its programs."
MorphoTrust's commercial enrollment platform also formed the basis for the successful delivery of the Universal Enrollment Services (UES) for the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Millions of Americans have already experienced the benefits provided by MorphoTrust's enrollment services through many state and federal programs, such as TSA Pre✓® and others. MorphoTrust is a leading U.S. provider of identity solutions and services to federal, state and local governments.
About IdentoGO® Centers
IdentoGO® Centers by MorphoTrust provide a single location where Americans can access a growing number of identity-related services through a nationwide network of professional and convenient locations. Spanning all 50 states and U.S. territories, the primary service offered in each center is the secure capture and transmission of electronic fingerprints.
About MorphoTrust USA
MorphoTrust USA (Safran) is "The Identity Company," providing market-leading solutions and services to state and federal agencies as well as businesses that simplify, protect and secure the lives of Americans. The company's offerings help ensure individuals are who they claim to be through the use of document authentication, data verification and biometric identification (face, fingerprints, iris and skin). Forty-two of 50 states use MorphoTrust solutions to produce 80% of the U.S. driver licenses and IDs – the documents citizens rely on to exercise their civil rights, gain access to benefits and services, and ensure trusted transactions while reducing fraud and enhancing national security. Other programs include U.S. passports and passport cards, as well as solutions for border management, public safety, banking and travel. MorphoTrust serves consumers through a nationwide network of 1100 IdentoGO® Centers, delivering fingerprinting and other identity-related services to over 3 million customers annually.
Morpho, a high-technology company of Safran, is a global leader in security solutions. The company employs more than 8,400 people in 40 countries and reported revenues of more than 1.5 billion euros in 2014. Morpho's unique expertise lies in providing cutting edge security solutions for government identity, public security, critical infrastructure, transportation and business markets. Morpho is the world leader in Automated Biometric Identification Systems (ABIS), biometric identity documents and Explosives Detection Systems (EDS). It is one of the leading suppliers of SIM cards, smart cards, trace detection equipment and gaming terminals. With integrated systems operating in more than 100 countries, Morpho's solutions simplify and secure the lives of people around the world.