Laxton Integrates SecuGen U20 Fingerprint Sensor into the Chameleon Line of Multi-Modal Biometric Devices

Santa Clara, Calif. (December 9, 2019)

SecuGen is pleased to announce that Laxton, a global leader in providing election, identity and self-service solutions to governments and corporations, has selected the SecuGen U20 fingerprint sensor for integration into their Chameleon multi-modal biometric tablet.

SecuGen is a world leading manufacturer of fingerprint sensors, readers, algorithms and associated software for a wide variety of industries including, finance, government, retail, healthcare, access control, and much more.

The Chameleon brand is Laxton’s flagship brand, and its product range consists of the most adaptable and rugged biometric handhelds, tablets, and desktop devices in the world. The Chameleon products are highly configurable with multi-modal biometric and data capture features, for rapid and seamless capture of biometric and biographic information. This makes them ideal for all identity registration, authentication, and know-your-customer applications in any environment.

SecuGen fingerprint sensors are known for their high quality offered at affordable prices. The SecuGen U20 that Laxton has integrated into the Chameleon line is a rugged fingerprint sensor that is FBI certified for the Mobile ID FAP 20 specification and is designed to be easily integrated into almost any type of hardware product. SecuGen provides free 1:1 SDKs on Windows, Android and Linux, that further enable integration by developers.

“We selected the SecuGen sensor because of our insistence on using only the highest quality components in our products,” said Nelson Pereira, President of the Americas for Laxton. “Additionally, we were looking for a sensor that is priced for larger scale deployments, and so the U20 sensor was the perfect choice. We are very pleased with the resulting integration.”

“We are excited to be working with Laxton on the best-in-class Chameleon line of products,” said Jeff Brown, VP of Sales for SecuGen. “The Chameleon is feature rich, extremely versatile and very well designed.”

Won Lee, SecuGen CEO, added, “We share a similar commitment to quality, cost, and adaptability with Laxton. Therefore, it has been a delight to partner and work with a world leader like Laxton on this versatile range of hand-helds, tablets and desktop devices.”

About SecuGen

SecuGen Corporation is the world’s leading provider of advanced, optical fingerprint recognition technology, products, tools and platforms for physical and information security. SecuGen designs and develops FBI-certified fingerprint readers and OEM components, developer kits and software, including NIST/MINEX-compliant algorithms.

For over 20 years, SecuGen has been a driving force committed to delivering high quality, innovative, rugged, and price-performing products for a wide variety of applications such as insurance and banking, medical and health care, point of sale, logical and physical access control, mobile devices, AFIS and law enforcement, national ID, voter registration, SIM card authentication, fleet management, and many more.

SecuGen products are used by world-leading financial, medical, government, educational and corporate institutions and are sold through an extensive partner network of reseller partners including original equipment manufacturers, independent software vendors and system integrators in North America, Latin America, Africa, Middle East, Europe, and Asia.

SecuGen is a registered trademark of SecuGen Corp. in the United States and other countries.

About Laxton Group

Laxton ( is a global leader in providing cost effective, high technology Election, Identity and Self Service solutions to governments and corporations.

Laxton is high quality manufacturer of biometric products including biometric registration kits, rugged biometric tablets, handhelds, desktops, laptops, self-service enrollment kiosks, and E-voting terminals. With a proven track record of successful implementation of large scale projects, Laxton can rapidly move from creation of concept design and prototyping, to complete manufacture and final execution all under one roof.

Laxton, founded in 2004, now operates from various branches around the world. Laxton has large, established production and R&D Technology facilities, along with regional headquarters in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), the Americas (North America and Latin Americas), and APAC (Asia Pacific).