Mitek Granted 18th Patent

Mitek Granted 18th Patent

Patent for Mobile Image Quality Assurance Further Strengthens Intellectual
Property Portfolio Created in the Mitek Labs

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mitek (Nasdaq:MITK)
(, the leading innovator of mobile imaging for financial
transactions, today announced that it has been issued U.S. Patent No.
APPLICATIONS," by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Mitek now has 18
patents issued and 21 patent applications pending.

Mitek scientists have invented a new series of advanced algorithms and
intellectual property which underpins this patent. These algorithms assess
document image quality and enable more efficient processing for Mitek clients
and reduced friction in the consumer experience.

To deliver a superior user experience, Mitek Labs created a way to evaluate
the quality of the images captured by the consumer in order to determine if
they can be processed correctly.CTO, Michael Strange explains that "assessing
the quality of the image is a critical component of mobile imaging.Consumers
can take imperfect pictures of documents, whether a check, bill or driver's
license.Our job is to process as many of these images as possible and we have
pioneered a method of measuring image quality as described in this patent.The
Mitek Labs have refined this process with years of research and
development.It is used in all of our solutions, leveraging complex
mathematical and scientific processes to create a superior user experience."

Chief Scientist, Dr. Grigori Nepomniachtchi adds, "As we say, Mitek speaks
mobile and math.Mobile Image Quality Assurance sits squarely at the
intersection of these two disciplines, and we are proud to have received this
new addition to our patent portfolio."

About Mitek Systems

Headquartered in San Diego, CA, Mitek (Nasdaq:MITK) is the leading innovator
of mobile imaging for financial transactions. Mitek's patented mobile photo
technology automatically captures images of personal and financial documents
and then extracts relevant data. This enables consumers to use the Camera as a
Keyboard™ to reduce friction for mobile check deposit, account opening, bill
payment, insurance quoting, and many other use cases. This innovative
technology is licensed by more than 1,400 organizations and used by tens of
millions of consumers enabling increased customer acquisition, retention and

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