AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Center for Identity at The University of Texas at Austin today awarded MorphoTrust USA (Safran) with its Hook ‘em Horns Award, recognizing MorphoTrust’s active participation on the Center’s Board of Advisors and acknowledging its leadership position in identity solutions and services. MorphoTrust serves as communications chair for the Center’s Board of Advisors, leading activities aimed at raising the Center’s profile and elevating critical identity issues.
MorphoTrust delivers end-to-end identity solutions, providing the means to quickly and accurately verify identity through document authentication, data verification and biometric identification (face, fingerprints, iris and skin). Forty-two of 50 states use MorphoTrust solutions to produce 80 percent of the total U.S. driver licenses and IDs. Other offerings include U.S. passports and passport cards, as well as solutions for border management, public safety, retail and travel. MorphoTrust serves customers across all 50 U.S. states, with a nationwide network of 1,100 IdentoGO® Centers delivering fingerprint scanning and other identity-related services to over 3 million customers annually.
Established in 2010, the Center for Identity is a national leader in research, education and outreach on identity issues that have become critical to so many aspects of contemporary life. Leveraging the resources of The University of Texas and those of its public and private sector members, the Center forecasts threats and delivers solutions that define and protect identity in physical and cyber environments. Its mission is to deliver the highest quality, most recognized identity management discoveries, applications, education and outreach available to ensure that the nation's industrial, government and academic institutions can aggressively manage and overcome current and emerging identity management threats.
“The Center for Identity sincerely appreciates MorphoTrust’s leadership and dedication to advancing the Center’s mission of excellence in identity research and education,” said Dr. Suzanne Barber, director for the Center. “This award is a small token of our appreciation for all MorphoTrust has done to support the Center over the last several years, with hopefully many years of collaboration to come.”
The Center is presenting the award to MorphoTrust at ID360: The Global Forum on Identity, the Center’s annual conference, which takes place this week at AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in Austin, Texas. MorphoTrust’s Senior Director, Solutions Strategy, Mark DiFraia, moderated a panel at the event on state identity data and will be accepting the award on MorphoTrust’s behalf.
About MorphoTrust® USA
MorphoTrust® USA (Safran) is a leading U.S. provider of identity solutions to federal, state and local governments that simplify, protect and secure the lives of Americans. The company’s offerings help to verify the identity of applicants and deliver the secure credentials that individuals rely on to exercise their civil rights, gain access to benefits and services, and ensure trusted transactions while reducing fraud and enhancing national security. The company delivers solutions for secure ID issuance such as U.S. driver licenses and passports as well as for border management, law enforcement, retail, travel and applicant vetting through document authentication, data verification and biometrics (iris, fingerprints and face). We serve many U.S. federal agencies and businesses, operating in all 50 U.S. states. The company also has a nationwide network of ID service centers, with approximately 1,100 convenient locations. MorphoTrust was named the 2013 North American Company of the Year for Government Biometrics by Frost & Sullivan.