Fujitsu and HT Systems Partner to Strengthen Market Position in Healthcare with Exclusive PalmSecure™ Master Distribution Agreement

Fujitsu and HT Systems Partner to Strengthen Market Position in Healthcare with Exclusive PalmSecure™ Master Distribution Agreement

Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc.William Geoghegan, +1-949-855-5543orHT Systems, LLCHiroko Naito, 813-995-7576

, a leading provider of IT-based business solutions, including advanced technology products, biometric security, and digital media solutions, and , a healthcare technology leader that provides the latest innovation in patient identity management, today announced that the companies have entered an agreement that designates HT Systems as the exclusive provider of Fujitsu’s , biometric palm vein sensors in the positive patient identification segment of the Healthcare market in North America. In this role, HT Systems becomes the exclusive master distributor of Fujitsu PalmSecure sensors for solutions that link the biometric palm vein pattern of a patient to their medical record in a HIS registration, EMPI or EMR system.

HT Systems’ flagship solution , is a biometric patient identification management system that uses Fujitsu’s PalmSecure palm vein biometric sensors, and automatically links patients to their unique medical record, improving patient safety and preventing fraud. Patient is currently adopted by over 160 hospitals and hundreds of affiliated clinics and physician’s practices across the county. Over 5 million patients are currently enrolled to the Patient system.

“HT Systems has helped pave the way in the Healthcare market for Fujitsu’s PalmSecure biometric palm vein sensors since 2007,” stated Yoshi Masuda, President and CEO of Fujitsu Frontech North America. “They have established a clear market leader position in the biometric patient identification segment and have a proven record of providing excellent solutions and services to the healthcare community. We are excited about the prospects of this new exclusive partnership and look forward to growing market share in the Healthcare market with our two companies’ combined solution.”

“Advancing our strong position in the Healthcare market and our clear focus in patient identification management is a key component of our strategy. We are delighted to elevate our relationship with Fujitsu to a more strategic level and become the exclusive provider of this leading-edge technology to our market segment,” said David Wiener, President of HT Systems. “We believe this strategic relationship will help us better serve the growing need of healthcare providers and allow us to focus on continuing to provide innovative solutions.”

The Fujitsu PalmSecure biometric palm vein sensors use a near-infrared light to capture a user’s palm vein pattern, generating a unique biometric template that is matched against the palm vein patterns of pre-registered users. Unlike other readers, the PalmSecure device does not come into contact with the skin, making it extremely hygienic, non-intrusive and unrestricted by external factors such as skin types and conditions.

Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. brings innovative technology from Japan and, with its partners, develops powerful front-end solutions that shape how society interacts with big data. Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. is headquartered with operations and solution development at 27121 Towne Centre Drive #100, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610, USA. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or visit us at:

HT Systems, LLC is a healthcare technology leader, providing the latest innovation in patient identity management. Patient®, the company’s flagship Biometric Patient Identification Management System, links the biometric palm vein pattern of the patient to their medical record in any HIS registration, EMPI or EMR system. HT Systems is the first to successfully implement a large scale biometric patient identification system in the nation. Patient is currently adopted by over . With over 5 million patients enrolled, our clients report a 99%+ patient adoption rate of our technology. With over 30 years of healthcare and healthcare technology experience, HT Systems partners with healthcare providers to develop solutions specific to the client’s environment. For more information please visit: .

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