NXT-ID, Inc joins Team Battelle for TIES contract award
Shelton, CT-based NXT-ID, Inc. (“NXT-ID” or the “Company”) announced on May 20 that its wholly owned subsidiary, 3D-ID LLC, a company engaged in biometric identification is an official contractor under Team Battelle for the biometrics technology portion of the recently awarded TIES (Technical Information Engineering Services) Unrestricted Suite Contract from the Department of the Army.
3D-ID LLC has a suite of 3D facial recognition products developed for government, law enforcement and security agencies.
Gino Pereira, Chief Executive Officer said, “We are very proud to be part of Team Battelle and contributing our expertise in biometric technologies. This award is the culmination of 2 years hard work by many parties involved. Although the Company’s primary focus has been on our biometric smart wallet, the Wocket®, currently being shipped to our pre-order customers, we have continued to develop opportunities for our core biometric products. We look forward to supporting Battelle on future task orders. ”
The contracts were awarded on 08 May 2015, and include nine total awardees. The estimated total contract value of the entire TIES program is$994M. This IDIQ contract will be Task Order driven and Task Orders under the Unrestricted Suite will be issued on a Full and Open Competition Basis among all nine Awardees.
The work conducted under TIES will span multiple areas of interest supporting the Information and Intelligence (I2WD) mission including Biometric Enabled Intelligence (BEI). I2WD is the Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate which is part of the US Army’s Communication’s-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC).
Source: NXT-ID, Inc.