This post is also available in: heעברית (Hebrew)

Safran Identity & Security (previously known as Morpho) is a world leader in the security sector, combining several key areas of expertise to give customers reliable systems that perfectly match their needs.

Safran Identity & Security covers a vast array of technologies used in security systems. It is a world leader in biometric identification solutions, automated identification systems for fingerprint, iris and facial recognition, and computed-tomography explosive detection systems (EDS) for checked luggage.

Individual identification in videos and biometric access control are additional secuirty solutions developed by the company for critical facilities.

Safran Identity & Security offers its clients – governments and agencies – complete identity management systems, including systems to produce and issue highly secure documents for ID, travel, driver licenses and healthcare programs. In addition, the company is developing authentication platforms that enable governments to provide secure online services to their citizens.

The company works with both police forces and government agencies to provide public security, by delivering systems for personal identification, crime-solving, narcotic and explosive detection, and automated road safety systems, such as stoplight cameras.

The company’s automated control solutions contribute to the safety of airports and other transportation hubs. These systems bolster security at borders, while simplifying checks and speeding up passenger throughput.

Another sphere of activity of the company is advanced explosive and narcotic detection systems for efficient passenger and luggage checks.

These detection systems also enhance security in critical facilities such as nuclear power plants, embassies and stadiums.

Safran Identity & Security’s proven expertise in biometric identification is also applied to digital identity management and smart transactions. The company is a world leader in this market, based on its secure smart cards, life cycle management solutions and strong software authentication platforms – technologies that are applied in the telecom, payment and digital identity management markets.

In October the company announced that it has reached the threshold of 10 million ID cards delivered in Chile. 57% of the Chilean population now owns electronic identity cards to safeguard their identities and facilitate access to public online services.

The company’s Airpass mobile payment solution, which includes a unique cryptographic security component, has been certified by Visa and Mastercard. Airpass is a highly secure mobile payment solution which allows users to pay in store or online using a mobile phone.

The company has 76 subsidiaries and affiliates in 40 countries, with over 8,400 employees. The company invests over 9% of sales in R&D, and some 30% of its workforce focuses on this subject. The company has 19 R&D centers in 11 countries.

Safran Identity & Security will present their innovations at the forthcoming iHLS Conference on Video Analytics in Rishon LeZion on November 2nd, 2016.