RESTON, Va.April 18, 2019 — IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity™, announced the launch and immediate availability of RapID X1, a handheld wireless device for biometric fingerprint identification. This new and innovative technology has a FBI Personal Identity Verification (PIV) FAP 30 certified sensor, which ensures the highest quality fingerprint images for its size. RapID X1 places the power of mobile identification and authentication into the hands of law enforcement to identify potential suspects in the field, and assist officer safety.

Biometrics are used daily by law enforcement agencies to help verify the identity of potential suspects. Now, with our RapID X1 device, officers have an easy-to-use mobile platform that helps them do their jobs more effectively and safely in the field,” said Donnie Scott, Senior Vice President, Public Security for North America at IDEMIA. “We have engineered our RapID X1 to address real-world field environments and situations law enforcement personnel face every day.”

The RapID X1 is an all-in-one device that ensures maximum mobility with many features including:

  • Integrated FAP 30 FBI PIV-certified fingerprint sensor
  • High-quality image capture that is resilient to direct sunlight, dust, dirt, and residual latent prints
  • Easy systems integration with standard NIST interfaces
  • Built-in 4G/LTE cellular communication


IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, provides trusted technology enabling citizens and consumers alike to perform their daily critical activities (such as pay, connect, travel and vote), in the physical as well as digital space.

Securing our identity has become mission critical in the world we live in today. By standing for Augmented Identity, an identity that ensures privacy and trust and guarantees secure, authenticated and verifiable transactions, we reinvent the way we think, produce, use and protect one of our greatest assets – our identity – whether for individuals or for objects, whenever and wherever security matters. We provide Augmented Identity for international clients in the Financial, Telecom, Identity, Public Security and IoT sectors.

With 13,000 employees around the world, IDEMIA serves clients in 180 countries.

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