MaxID Corp. and CoreStreet announce sale of handheld TWIC readers to the United States Coast Guard

MaxID Corp. and CoreStreet announce sale of handheld TWIC readers to the United States Coast Guard

Virginia Beach, Virginia and Cambridge, Mass., October 26, 2009–MaxID, a global manufacturer of biometric handheld equipment, and CoreStreet, the leader in credential validation solutions, today announced the sale of ten iDLMaxG TWIC-accredited handheld biometric reader devices to the United States Coast Guard.

The iDLMaxG units delivered to the Coast Guard are bundled with the CoreStreet PIVMAN Client software, which provides a TWIC-compatible solution that has been in operational use for more than three years in the DoD, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), various states, and is on the FIPS 201 Approved Products List.

The United States Coast Guard is in the front line of assuring the nation’s maritime border security. “We are delighted by the United States Coast Guard’s interest in testing our product as it pursues its mission to defend the nation’s shores and maritime infrastructure,” said Brian Skiba, Chairman of MaxID. “We believe the ergonomic iDLMaxG coupled with the leading CoreStreet PIVMAN Solution will help the Coast Guard manage TWIC in a secure and operationally efficient manner.”

“The CoreStreet PIVMAN Software offers unique functionality for mobile authentication and validation of PIV, CAC, FRAC, TWIC and Seafarer ID cards in communications-out situations,” said Chris Broderick, CEO, CoreStreet. “Combining our software with MaxID’s multimodal handheld devices provides customers with a pre-eminent, robust solution.”

The iDLMaxG is a multi-modal, rugged mobile computer that offers a complete set of features – including QWERTY keyboard, contact card, contactless card, barcode, optical fingerprint, and optional magnetic swipe and MRZ readers with a digital camera, GPS, and comprehensive communications capabilities. The iDLMaxG is a complete, integrated mobile solution for all badging and identity management requirements. When users need to read TWIC, SID, CAC, PIV, FRAC cards, as well as use the other on-board biometric functions to verify identity, the iDLMaxG does it all in a light, compact, easy-to-use form factor.

About MaxID Corp.

Headquartered in the United States, MaxID Corp. is a privately held technology company that designs, manufactures and sells rugged mobile computing equipment. With offices in four continents, MaxID maintains a global research and development team that has more than 20 years experience introducing new technologies. The company’s most advanced biometric handheld devices are manufactured in the United States and are distributed worldwide. MaxID’s product range includes specially designed handheld devices for the Identity Management, Mobile Payment, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), and Parking Enforcement markets. Read more about MaxID on the company’s website: or contact them at [email protected].

About CoreStreet

Every day, the world’s most demanding government and commercial enterprises rely on CoreStreet technology to authorize critical events, ranging from signed communications and transactions to physical access. More information, including technical whitepapers, industry solution studies and a list of the patents awarded to the company is available at


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