Aware, Inc. (Aware) is a provider of software and services to the biometrics industry. Aware’s products are used in government and commercial biometrics systems, which are capable of determining or verifying an individual’s identity. The principal applications of biometrics systems include border control, law enforcement, national defense, secure credentialing, access control and background checks. Aware’s products provide interoperable, standards-compliant, field-proven biometric functionality and are used to capture, verify, format, compress and decompress biometric images, as well as aggregate, analyze, process and transport those images within biometric systems. Aware sells a broad range of software products for fingerprint, facial, and iris modalities, as well as offering engineering services. Its products and services are sold globally through systems integrators, other equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and directly to end user customers.