Partners

The Building Blocks

First Biometrics has partnered with complimentary companies to create a seamless product.

FIS Global

Provider of core processing, card issuer and transaction processing services to financial institutions and businesses worldwide.

FIS™ is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions. FIS empowers the financial world with software, services, consulting and outsourcing solutions focused on retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, risk and compliance, trade enablement, transaction processing and record-keeping. FIS’ more than 53,000 worldwide employees are passionate about moving our clients’ business forward.

Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, FIS serves more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries, and our technology powers billions of transactions annually that move over $9 trillion around the globe. FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index.

We never lose sight that FIS succeeds only when our clients succeed. This drives our commitment to thought leadership, operational excellence and innovation that champions our clients’ business and keeps them competitive in today’s dynamic and challenging industry environment. We help our clients transform disruption into opportunity, giving them the tools needed to thrive not just today, but in tomorrow’s financial world.

Infineon

Wide range of semiconductor solutions, microcontrollers, LED drivers, sensors and Automotive & Power Management ICs.

The world’s swelling population, more and more megacities and the rising demand for energy is prompting us to rethink many aspects of our modern lifestyle.

Semiconductor and system solutions from Infineon contribute to a better future – making our world easier, safer and greener. These tiny, barely visible electronic components have become an indispensable part of our daily lives. They help to feed regenerative energy into power grids with almost zero losses, tame power-hungry computers, safeguard the data flying through cyberspace and make our cars more energy-efficient.

Facts About Infineon

Infineon Technologies AG is a world leader in semiconductor solutions that make life easier, safer and greener. Microelectronics from Infineon is the key to a better future. In the 2017 fiscal year (ending 30 September), the Company reported sales of around €7.1 billion with about 37,500 employees worldwide. Infineon is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: IFX) and in the USA on the over-the-counter market OTCQX International Premier (ticker symbol: IFNNY).

Lanier Ford

Largest full-service law firm in Huntsville, Alabama.

Lanier Ford, a full-service law firm in Huntsville, Alabama, is the firm of choice for sophisticated clients in need of practical legal solutions. We are proud to represent an impressive range of clientele, from large, national insurance carriers and local governmental entities to technology startups and individuals. Our clients tell us that they select our firm not only because we have highly rated attorneys, but also because our attorneys are client focused and results driven. As a firm, we strive to build long-term relationships with our individual, corporate, business, and governmental clients. Our commitment to excellent professional service is strengthened by our single-office model and a culture of collaboration among practice groups.

Lanier Ford’s history in the Huntsville community dates back to 1899 when Milton N. Lanier, Sr., opened his solo practice. Shortly afterwards, Earle Ford began his practice in 1916. Attorneys from the predecessor firms of Lanier Shaver & Herring and Ford, Caldwell, Ford & Payne not only provided quality legal services throughout the 20th century, but also established a culture of community leadership that continues today. In 1988, the two firms merged to form Lanier Ford Shaver and Payne, one of Alabama’s largest firms at that time. The firm focused from the beginning on recruiting talented lawyers to provide its increasingly sophisticated clientele with the best advice available. In 2009 the firm joined Huntsville’s skyline after moving into its current location at the corner of Clinton Avenue and Memorial Parkway. Like the rest of the Rocket City, Lanier Ford has an eye to the future and values innovation and creativity in providing services to clients.

Lanier Ford is home to more than 40 lawyers with skills in a wide variety of areas, including:

The firm’s corporate and employment attorneys give cutting-edge, innovative advice to assist clients looking to in setting up their businesses, protecting their intellectual property, avoiding employment disputes, establishing comprehensive employee benefit plans, and financing their startups or expansions.

The firm’s litigation attorneys serve as panel counsel for many national and international insurance carriers, and are regularly engaged by businesses, governmental entities, and governmental employees to handle high-stakes litigation before federal and state trial courts, governmental boards, and agencies. When an appeal is necessary, the firm is ready: Its appellate attorneys have collectively handled well over 300 appeals in recent years.

The firm’s real-estate lawyers help individuals and businesses with facility acquisition and leases, while the firm’s litigators help enforce contracts and, when necessary, defend businesses against workers’ compensation claims.

When the business matures, the firm’s business attorneys and employment lawyers guide business owners through the sales process and, where warranted, even help them find the right financial sponsor to take the business to the next level.

With attorneys recognized throughout Alabama and beyond, the Huntsville-based law firm of Lanier Ford provides the personal attention and responsiveness of a smaller firm with the sophisticated advice and advocacy expected of a much larger firm.

Next Biometrics

Flexible Fingerprint Sensor Chipset and Fingerprint Sensor Modules for Smart Cards, Government ID, Access control & POS, Notebooks & tablets.

NEXT Biometrics patented technology called NEXT Active Thermal™ enables NEXT to produce large-size, high performance fingerprint sensors at industry’s best cost per area price point.

NXP

Semiconductor manufacturing company creating secure connections for a smart world.

NXP Semiconductors N.V. enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security and privacy and smart connected solutions markets.

PayGOV.US

Full-service provider of electronic payment applications for the public and private sectors.

PayGOV.US facilitates electronic payment for government and utility payments. Our system allows for use of your card to pay government or utility obligations! With our payment solution you are able to make a payment for: taxes; utility bills; tuition; licenses; fines and fees. Our four tiered system allows you to make a payment: Online; through an IVR; via our LIVE operators; or at the agencies counter!

Secures IT

Highly secure mobile technology.

Secures IT is our arm that provides a custom IVR system to the masses. We can provide even the smallest of companies with an Interactive Voice Recognition system to make them look like the big guys. And the big guys can use this to streamline their systems and allow easy altering of their scripts to customize them for seasonal specials, instant sales, or for tracking the success of various marketing efforts. We make it easy for you to get paid.

Worldpay

Secure payment services for small and large businesses, including payments online, card machines and telephone payments.

Worldpay is a global leader in payments processing technology and solutions for our merchant customers. We operate reliable and secure proprietary technology platforms that enable merchants to accept a vast array of payment types, across multiple channels, anywhere in the world.

Worldpay has been a pioneer in card payments, multi-currency processing, online payments and contactless, and is aiming to lead the way in expanding global reach, data analytics and optimisation, and the emerging field of integrated payments.

On a typical day, we process over 31 million mobile, online and in-store transactions – that’s around 400 a second. In 2015, we processed 13.1bn transactions with a total value of c.402bn. We support 400,000 merchants in 126 currencies across 146 countries, offering over 300 payment methods. We are the leader in payments in the UK, where we process approximately 42% of all transactions.

Our solutions are delivered by 5,000 colleagues from our corporate headquarters in London and 25 offices in 11 countries around the world.

We serve all types of businesses – big and small. You may interact with Worldpay several times a day, without realising it. We are the trusted payments partner of some of the UK’s largest retailers, but also for hundreds of thousands of small and medium sized businesses in the UK and US, including over 16,000 hairdressers, over 24,000 restaurants and more than 9,000 pubs in the UK and some of the most innovative and fast growing eCommerce businesses globally.

Wilson Sonsini
Goodrich & Rosati

Premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide.

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide. We represent companies at every stage of development, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance and advise them. The firm’s broad range of services and practice areas are focused on addressing the principal challenges faced by the management, boards of directors, shareholders, and in-house counsel of our clients.

The firm is nationally recognized for providing high-quality services to address the legal solutions required by its enterprise and financial institution clients. Our services include corporate law and governance, public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, mergers and acquisitions, securities class action litigation, intellectual property litigation, antitrust counseling and litigation, joint ventures and strategic alliances, technology licensing and other intellectual property transactions, tax, and employee benefits and employment law, among other areas. Our distinguished international roster of clients span a wide variety of industries, including information technology, life sciences, energy and clean technology, media and entertainment, communications, retail, and financial services.

Client service is the cornerstone of our practice, and we strive to act as strategic partners to our clients by leveraging our expertise to provide innovative, responsive, and cost-effective legal services. We understand that the law is often a means to accomplish our clients’ business objectives, and we pride ourselves on our intimate understanding of their industries and marketplaces. We also know that today’s enterprises are facing unprecedented changes in the business, regulatory, and global landscapes, and we have the knowledge and experience to help them confidently adapt to such challenges with state-of-the-art solutions.

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has offices in Austin; Beijing; Boston; Brussels; Hong Kong; Los Angeles; New York; Palo Alto; San Diego; San Francisco; Seattle; Shanghai; Washington, D.C.; and Wilmington, DE.

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati’s Track Record

Advise more than 300 public enterprises and 3,000 private companies

Consistently named one of “America’s Best Corporate Law Firms” by Corporate Board Member

Represent more companies that receive venture financing than any other U.S. law firm and consistently rank No. 1 by Dow Jones VentureSource for the number of venture capital deals handled each year

Completed more than 100 public equity and debt offerings over the past five years, helping clients raise more than approximately $50 billion

Have advised more U.S. companies in their initial public offerings than any other law firm since 1998

Provided representation in more than 500 M&A transactions valued at over $150 billion in the last five years

Annually rank among the top 10 M&A advisors in the U.S. and represent more technology enterprises in mergers and acquisitions than any other U.S. law firm

Consistently acknowledged as one of the nation’s leading securities litigation firms

Litigated more than 200 patent lawsuits throughout the U.S. over the past five years and rank among the country’s top law firms by number of patent cases defended

Ranked among the top 15 percent of all law firms for both IP litigation and securities and finance litigation based on feedback from corporate counsel at the world’s largest companies

Recognized among the top firms in The American Lawyer’s annual Diversity Scorecard and Law360’s 2017 Diversity Snapshot rankings, based on our high percentages of minority attorneys and partners

Provide more than 35,000 hours of pro bono legal work annually

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