Biometrics Sector Gaining Confidence With Investors and Market News For NXT-ID, Synaptics, Google, Aware, Apple and Microsoft

   Biometrics Sector Gaining Confidence With Investors and Market News For
            NXT-ID, Synaptics, Google, Aware, Apple and Microsoft

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CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, October 16, 2013

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, October 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

News updates on trendsetters in the technology sector and biometric market
leaders: NXT-ID, Inc. (OTCQB: NXTD), Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA), Google
Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), Aware Inc. (NASDAQ: AWRE) and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:

NXT-ID, Inc. (OTCQB: NXTD) Headline: NXT-ID Mobile-Bio Technology Holds the
Key to Mobile Commerce - SoundView Technology Group: New report highlights an
emerging technology company, NXT-ID, as a provider of "Mobile-Bio" technology
to enable mobile commerce industry-wide.

The lack of robust security is one of the chief obstacles holding this market
back. Technology leaders like Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) have been making
acquisitions (like AuthenTec for $350M in July of 2012) and filing patents to
attempt to provide some of these features on the iPhone. Biometric techniques
must incorporate multiple factors to be secure and easy to use. Combinations
of fingerprint, facial recognition, voice and big data analysis will be the
essence of future secure consumer systems, for mobile in particular.

To read the entire press release for NXTD, please go to:

NXT-ID (NXTD) had developed a platform of "Mobile-Bio" technologies the
address the needs of this market which include: facial recognition,
biometrically secure mobile devices, multi-factor biometric recognition
identifiers and additional cloud-based technologies. According to the authors
of this report, Stephen Waite and Kris Tuttle, "NXT-ID biometric security
products target a broad market opportunity space that includes m-commerce,
enterprise, law enforcement, defense and Homeland Security."

NXT-ID is an early stage technology company going after a large market. Based
on initial traction and a conservative intrinsic valuation (IV) model show a
fair value of $10.90/share we see the company continuing to benefit from
intensive investor attention to this space. The full report is available here:

To read the entire press release for NXTD, please go to:

FNM Biometric Sector Commentary: With the main challenge facing the biometrics
industry being that of consumer acceptance, studies have shown consumers are
becoming increasingly more open to using biometrics instead of passwords. In
a survey taken by the National Secuirty Cyber Allegience, 53% of participants
said using fingerprints was acceptable, while 45% preferred retinal scans and
41% preferring photo identification.

Synaptics Inc. (SYNA), a leading developer of human interface solutions,
recently announced that Yulong, one of the world's largest mobile
manufacturers, has adopted theClearPad™ Single Layer On-Cell
(SLOC)capacitive touchscreen solution to deliver accurate, responsive and
stable five-finger touch sensing technology for its feature-rich, entry-level
8908 smartphone for the Chinese market. The world's first display-integrated
solution, the ClearPad SLOC solution is paving the way for Synaptics'
increased technology leadership and market penetration in the rapidly
expanding Chinese mobile phone market.

New Relic, Inc., the software analytics company, recently announced they are
joining the Google (GOOG) Cloud Platform Partner Program as a technology
partner forGoogle Compute Engine. New Relic is now available free of charge
for monitoring the performance of large-scale computing workloads on Linux
virtual machines in Google's data centers hosted on Google Cloud Platform.
With the integration of New Relic's service, Google Cloud Platform customers
have in-depth application performance visibility to help them monitor,
troubleshoot and optimize their applications.

Aware, Inc. (AWRE) supplies various products for the biometrics and imaging,
and digital subscriber line (DSL) service assurance industries primarily in
the United States and Germany. It provides biometrics software products,
including software development kits (SDKs); software components; biometrics
services platform to build and deploy server-based biometric data processing
and workflow solutions; universal registration client (URC) that performs
various biometric data capture, analysis, matching, formatting, and hardware
abstraction functions; URC Mobile for performing biometric enrollment,
identification, and screening on mobile biometric devices; FormScannerSE,
FormScannerMB, and FormScannerSWFT for scanning and processing of inked
fingerprint cards; Forensic Workbench for the categorization, processing, and
standards-compliant formatting of biometric images and demographic data; and
WebEnroll for browser-based enrollment of biographic data, fingerprints, and
facial images.

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) will publish fiscal year 2014 first-quarter financial
results after the close of the market on Thursday, October 24, 2013 on the
Microsoft Investor Relations website at A
live webcast of the earnings conference call will be made available at 2:30
p.m. Pacific Time on the Microsoft Investor Relations website at

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