DESKO GmbH and AssureTec Technologies Inc. Announce Strategic Alliance to Stem Global Identity Fraud

DESKO GmbH and AssureTec Technologies announce a strategic alliance to offer AssureTec´s authentication software with DESKO GmbH´s PENTA document scanner. The combination of a fast, high resolution scanner paired with comprehensive authentication software offers industry leading counterfeit detection. This alliance will allow both companies to further expand their markets globally to stem fast growing identity fraud.

Bruce Reeves, CEO of AssureTec said "We are pleased to partner with DESKO and are proud of our role in improving public security by eliminating the use of counterfeit documents and false identities to surreptitiously enter facilities. Our new generation of ID authentication software is extremely useful in detecting counterfeit documents or modifications to otherwise valid documents."

The PENTA full page document scanner offers the world´s fastest scanning and image capture technology and is the first scanner to include optional touch screen display, 10 hours battery powered stand-alone operation and LAN / WLAN. This unique PENTA Terminal allows for a complete stand-alone IP based operation in a highly flexible envirenment. Documents are scanned and specific information is compared, classified and authenticated by AssureTec´s AssureID software. The AssureTec authentication document database includes drivers licenses, both ICAO and non-standard passports, visa´s, resident cards (green cards), ID1 and 2 cards. Together with AssureTec, DESKO is able to offer fast and secure automated data capture for numerous anti - fraud applications including: border control, immigration, government access, gaming, hotel registration, car rental, kiosk, banking and retail.

"We are excited to announce this alliance that allows us to continue to provide innovative and complete solutions for our customers and expanding the applications for our new generation of PENTA document readers", said Bruno Geyer, Managing Director DESKO GmbH.

About DESKO:
DESKO GmbH founded in 1991 is reliable and flexible partner for innovative data gathering, securtiy and payment applications. For more than 20 years DESKO GmbH has built a reputation for listening to clients and the market, understanding their needs and developing products that are both efficient and innovative - the perfect balance between state of the art technology and the client´s requirements is the secret to developing forward looking solutions.

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About AssureTec:
AssureTec, the world´s leading automated ID document screening and authentication software platform and document database, has the ability to authenticate any one of over 2,500 different worldwide identity document types including machine readable and non-standard identity documents. AssureTec´s software and document database is embedded in the world´s leading access control, credentialing and commercial ID fraud solutions.

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