Precise Biometrics Receives Navy Order for Mobile Smart Card Readers

Precise BiometricsPrecise Biometrics will provide its Tactivo smart card readers and Tactivo Guardian Case to the U.S. Navy as part of an estimated $134,000 million order the service placed with Carahsoft.

The order includes the Tactivo Guardian Case for iPad Air 2 and supports the Navy’s mobility efforts for email and browsing on iOS devices, Precise Biometrics said Friday.

“By investing in secure mobile access to information systems and resources, the U.S. Navy increases employee flexibility and efficiency while ensuring a high level of security by utilizing two-factor authentication,” said Hakan Persson, CEO of Precise Biometrics.

The company noted that the Navy order will impact its revenues in the fourth quarter of 2015.

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