The Future of Mobile Biometrics is Finally Here 

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What is ONYX? 


ONYX® is our patented software-based biometric solution that uses a device's camera to capture a user's unique fingerprint. The ONYX software library is delivered as an SDK so developers can integrate with any application quickly and easily.

Whether you are a law enforcement agency looking to put a fingerprinting solution in the hands of as many officers as possible or looking to harness the power of ONYX to secure your mobile banking, enterprise, or healthcare app, we have a cost effective answer.  Looking to secure a website with the most widely used form of biometrics on the planet?  We've got a solution for that as well.

Greater Accuracy

Images we capture from a mobile device's camera are "normalized" with our software resulting in more accurate fingerprint rendering and identification.

If your finger is dirty or it has a scratch, Onyx will still capture your fingerprint. Our patented image processing algorithms can compensate for damaged or partially obstructed prints because the collection is touchless, eliminating arbitrary pressure related distortion seen with touch-based sensors.


Better Reliability

Because Onyx is touchless you don't have to worry about the sensor getting dirt or oil build up over time, which causes reliability issues with touch-based sensors.

Another inherent problem with touch-based sensors is pressure. When various amounts of pressure are applied to a touch-based sensor the image collected can be distorted.  Onyx's touchless approach removes pressure from the equation.

We can reliably capture 99% of the population - regardless of age or skin pigmentation.


Inherently Progressive

Mobile device manufacturers already have huge Research and Development departments working to constantly make their cameras better. It only makes sense to let them do the hardware improvements, allowing us to concentrate on making our software better and ensuring it’s compatible with the latest camera enhancements

By putting our focus on software, not hardware, we are positioned to take advantage of emerging technologies. 


Fast & Easy Deployment and Integration

Unlike the more common hardware solutions, Onyx is entirely software-based, which gives us the ability to deploy it faster than those that are hardware-based.

Because Onyx is a software library, we can bypass the manufacturing/warehousing/delivery/implementation issues our competitors are presently grappling with.



Developers and manufacturers looking to incorporate biometric authentication into their devices and systems can easily integrate Onyx without having to incur the expense of developing purpose-built hardware and concerning themselves with form factor redesigns.

This reduces cost and integration time so that you can get Onyx in the hands of your users faster than with typical hardware based touch sensors.

Onyx can also be integrated with your existing database/system.


Easy Management

Any time improvements are made and fully tested, the updated software can be pushed out right away to your end-users over the air. As hardware becomes more advanced, Onyx can capitalize on those improvements almost immediately.

Of course, additional functionality and user improvements can be distributed in exactly the same way.

User Experience

Finger Placement

Place the finger in view of the rear facing camera.

The Finger Guide

Center the finger inside the finger guide. ONYX will then auto-focus and auto-capture the fingerprint,






BioKey is mobile biometric access control, giving you true accountability and security everywhere.


BioKey allows users to authenticate themselves on their smartphone via the Biokey App, using their enrolled fingerprint


The BioKey controller connects your locks to the BioKey App


The BioKey Management Console gives you full control of your sites and KeyHolders (users)

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Everest is an economic and value transfer platform, anchored in biometric identity, which is the world’s only device-free, globally accessible, self-sovereign digital wallet and payment solution.

By leveraging blockchain and distributed storage technologies, Everest empowers banks, governments, NGOs, hospitals, businesses and other institutions to transparently and effectively exchange value with hard to reach users, especially the 5 billion users without smartphones, all while giving users the most control and privacy in the market.

App developers leverage Everest’s platform for services like remittances, micro-finance, micro-insurance, payroll, cash transfer, KYC/AML, land, medical records, etc. For more information, visit

QiSQi Identification Technologies

QiSQi builds complete population registry databases for a country’s citizens. This process includes creating registration forms, collecting the information from citizens and capturing the information either by means of mobile enrolment stations or from the completed forms.


Digital Financial Services Lab (DFS Lab) is an early-stage incubator that supports high potential entrepreneurs refine, grow and launch fintech businesses in developing countries. Focused on empowering communities in sub-Saharan Africa and South and South East Asia, DFS Lab delivers mentorship and strategic advice to early-stage start-ups pioneering transformative business models that empower the poorest, profitably and at scale. 

 It gives the highest quality entrepreneurs access to extensive networks and relevant, world class advice on how to build successful ventures that change the way low-income consumers interact with digital financial services. Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the initiative is housed at Caribou Digital, a specialist in building inclusive digital economies.

Caribou Digital

Caribou Digital is a research and delivery consultancy dedicated to building ethical, sustainable digital economies.

Collectively we have decades of experience in delivering digital technology projects on the ground in emerging markets and researching the impact of digital platforms on primarily low-income users.

Paysys Labs

Paysys Labs is a Payments and Retail, Digital Financial Product Development and Project Management company located in Karachi, Pakistan.

Paysys provides reliable and secure technology platforms that enable banks, telcos and other businesses to offer their customers a vast array of payment types, across multiple channels, anywhere at any time.

PAKUSA ( is a privately held business consulting firm, based in Hoover, Alabama (USA). We provide in-person, direct marketing, sales relationships and services to American companies that are looking for direct entry into a rapidly growing and underserved marketplace of 190 million people- Pakistan!
PAKUSA is continuously looking to identify unique, innovative and critically needed Made in USA (and North American) products that can be directly imported and sold in Pakistan as well as other South and Southwest Asian countries. 

PAKUSA staff is multi-lingual (English, Hindi, Punjabi, Sindhi, and Udru) and are located both in the U.S. and on the ground in Pakistan. We are very knowledgeable in regards to the export approval process and very effective with in-country negotiations and follow-through on business transactions.

PAKUSA is flexible in achieving secure business arrangements to include direct sale, licensing, shipping and payment arrangements. 

Bytte SAS is a Colombian company with 9 years of experience in access control systems and biometric identification systems applied to the university sector, Government, Defense, Finacial and Industrial sectors. They have a broad portfolio of products with advanced technology and very important clients who have successfully implemented our technology platform.

Yur Drivers Network

Yur Drivers Network is an online transportation network company designed for riders who are looking for quick reliable service, but who also need a higher sense of security than other services provide. Patent-pending technology ensures that the driver who has accepted your request will be the person picking you up.

VALIDU  will provide expense reporting compliance security while reducing or eliminating expense fraud, waste, and abuse.  It does so by automating the compliance auditing process to validate onsite event participation via finger print and photo identification. VALIDsoftware also offers a flattened PDF prospectus that is date/time/GPS stamped that also includes receipt image and event notes. The prospectus can be emailed directly from the mobile application to an expense reporting repository; rendering integration with pre-existing systems seamless.   VALIDbusiness partners will be able to track individual activity and remain vigilant over reporting conduct.   VALIDis where we put compliance in motion!

Their biometric technology platform makes possible the ability to produce and quickly deliver Legacy Touch Keepsakes, which have been developed by theirr team working with industry-leading jewelry designers. When an FD 1st Call user creates an identification record, the centerpiece of that information is the fingerprint.

They are currently working on Integrating ONYX into their mobile application for ease of fingerprint  acquisition and to help provide more accurate fingerprints of your loved ones.

Crescent Memorial manufactures and provides quality products and services through local funeral homes.  They have partnered with DFT to offer the Crescent Life Print Memorial Keepsakes. Created by using a combination of traditional jewelry techniques, modern technology and your loved one’s fingerprint they offer a physical touch to a loved one’s life, they are created from two-dimensional ink prints that are then replicated onto bronze, .925 sterling silver, 14k yellow gold, or 14k white gold.

Uneik Jewellery

Uneik Jewellery provides precious jewellery pieces that capture moments in time.
Each personalized piece tells a beautiful story about your loved one -
their name, their fingerprint or their hand or footprints.
Capture your memory forever in beautiful Sterling Silver or 9ct Gold.

ImageWare Systems, Inc. (IWS) is a leader of cutting-edge, identity management solutions driven by biometric technology. It delivers next-generation biometrics as an interactive and scalable cloud-based solution. IWS brings together cloud and mobile technology to offer multi-factor authentication for smart phone users and mobile clients. IWS supports multi-modal biometric authentication includes but not limit to voice, fingerprint, and facial recognition. All of which can be combined alongside other authentication and access control facilities including tokens, digital certificates, passwords, and PINS, to provide the ultimate level of assurance and accountability for corporate networks, Web applications, mobile devices, and PC desktop environments.

ImageWare Systems will be integrating ONYX into their GoVerifyID that provides out-of-band biometric authentication from a user's mobile device.

The experts at Blake Consultants are passionate about information security, which addresses business needs to create trust between stakeholders.

Blake Consultants understands that trust in business dealings is established through accountability and privacy, which in turn require the establishment of positive identity through verifiable signatures and confidentiality of information.
Their solutions are mapped against these business needs so that it can deliver real business value:

Ideitirisk provides background screening services to a diverse mix of clients ranging from small recruitment agencies to large listed corporates, treating each one as valuable as the other. All our clients are valuable to us and hence our aim is to provide fast, efficient and quality service to all. 

They also offer screening solutions to the Job hunting candidate market. With Identirisk you are able to complete personal credential verifications on yourself and obtain certification with V-Report. Your unique certificate can be provided to potential employers who no doubt will conduct some form of background screening on you and in doing so you will reduce the recruitment timeframe, save your potential employer money and make yourself guaranteed more marketable.

Founded in 2004, Innovatrics provides fastaccurate,interoperable and sensor independent fingerprint recognition software for incorporation into final biometric applications. Innovatrics components offer exceptional performance perfectly suitable for both, high-end and low-cost biometric applications. Nowadays, independent software vendors, system integrators, biometric sensor manufacturers and AFIS constructors demand fast and accurate fingerprint recognition algorithm, capable of sensor interoperability and compliant with biometric standards. By working closely with these global partners, Innovatrics pursues its vision to bring the ultimate fingerprint recognition softwareto various biometric market segments and applications such as access control, network security and identification systems.