BIO-key International, Inc., a leader in the development and marketing of fingerprint biometric technology and solutions in the US, recently announced that it will be a participant in the IBM Pulse Conference for 2011. The Premier Service Managers Event will be held in the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada from February 27-March 2, 2011. BIO-key will be represented at BOOTH #E111.

The company is proud to be honored as an IBM technology partner, showcasing their new products and solutions at this year’s Pulse Conference. The company will present its newest, most innovative finger-based biometric identification technology, focusing on its enhancements and new software capabilities.

With two days of general session keynotes and 300+ client sessions, Pulse 2011 will demonstrate its Integrated Service Management and how it will help various organizations, design, deliver, and manage services with business and IT boundaries. Pulse 2011 is a provider of a plethora of opportunities to learn from industry experts and to network with attendees to gain the necessary insight and advice to take their service management strategy to an optimal level.

“The Pulse conference allows us to further relationships with channel partners along with IBM product managers and sales representatives, while we share our vision of the future,” stated Ben Hammel, Director of Identity Management Solutions.” These dynamic exchanges allow us to empower our partners with the latest biometric identity solutions for their clients.”

Hammel continued, “We are extremely excited about our ability to implement finger based biometric solutions with the IBM TAM ESSO global user and partner community.TAM ESSO users can now take advantage of the reader independence capabilities with unlimited scalability using BIO-key software.”

Pulse also provides the opportunity to “Meet the Experts”, which allows the attendees to engage in informal conversations and discussions with technical and business leaders who engage in the design, development, and support IBM products and services that are presented at Pulse. Mr. E.K. Koh, Program Director for Single Sign-on, Tivoli Software/ IBM Software Group, will be offering his insight on TAM ESSO and BIO-key technology on Tuesday March 1st at 10:45am.

“IBM took a leadership role by integrating BIO-key’s biometric technology into their TAM ESSO platform and this event will allow us to disseminate the message that TAM ESSO now has state of the art finger biometric capabilities. Our goal is to support our channel partners and IBM sales and marketing group so they can share the news to their clients,” said Scott Mahnken, Vice President Marketing.

BIO-key International, Inc. engages in the development and marketing of fingerprint biometric technology in the United States. The company offers a suite of biometric products, including Vector Segment Technology SDK, a biometric development kit; True User identification, a biometric identification solution that offers one-to-many user look up with just a single fingerprint; and WEB-key, a biometric security platform for managing fingerprint authentication across unprotected networks, including the Internet.

The company’s product line also compromises Biometric Service Provider, which supports the BioAPI for compliant interface to application via biometrics for verification and identification. BIO-key International has a strategic partnership with Oracle, Computer Associates, IBM, and AT&T. BIO-key’ technology is offered directly or through market leading partners globally. The company, founded in 1993, is headquartered in Wall, New Jersey.

For more information on BIO-key International, Inc. and its products and services, visit their website: www.bio-key.co