VT Virtual Technology Selects SecuGen Hamster Plus for AthenaCentral Health and Fitness Industry Software

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that VT Virtual Technology has chosen the SecuGen Hamster(TM) Plus fingerprint reader to authenticate users of the AthenaCentral Enterprise Edition software.

AthenaCentral Enterprise Edition is a leading software application for the health and fitness industry including wellness, beauty, and fitness centers, health club chains, hotel gyms, golf clubs, tennis clubs, spas and more. Offering multilingual, multi-country and multi-center functionality, AthenaCentral can be deployed on an international scale in a seamless, straightforward, and very simple way.

The SecuGen Hamster Plus features SecuGen’s own fingerprint sensor technology, which is well known for its scratch resistance, ability to match dry and moist fingers, and affordable pricing. SecuGen fingerprint readers are used all over the world by governments as well as large and small companies in countless industries, from finance and healthcare to point of sale and network logon.

“Health and fitness centers can be demanding environments for any fingerprint reader to operate in,” said Thierry Corniere, Chief Executive Officer of VT Virtual Technology. “We selected the SecuGen fingerprint reader for its ruggedness and accuracy. The SecuGen Hamster Plus is more than up to the challenge and works flawlessly to boot.”

Jeff Brown, VP of Sales for SecuGen stated, “We are delighted to be working with VT Virtual Technology. Their knowledge of the health and fitness industry is unsurpassed. We continue to work hard to make sure that they and other software vendors like them have the tools they need to provide a robust and yet affordable biometric solution for their end-users.”

Won Lee, CEO of SecuGen added, “For over a decade, we have focused on providing a world class set of products and support tools for our ISV partners. Our partnership with VT Virtual Technology is just the latest fruit of those efforts.”

About VT Virtual Technology:

VT Virtual Technology ( develops and maintains software for the private banking and health and fitness industries. Since 1996, its experienced and certified software engineers have provided professional expertise and know-how in designing and implementing global IT solutions. VT Virtual Technology heavily invests in research and development and continued scientific and technical training.

About SecuGen:

SecuGen Corporation ( is the world’s leading provider of advanced, optical fingerprint recognition technology, products, tools and platforms for physical and information security. SecuGen designs and develops FBI-certified fingerprint readers and OEM components, developer kits and software, including NIST/MINEX-compliant algorithms. Known for high quality, ruggedness, and performance in a wide variety of applications and environmental conditions, SecuGen products are used by world-leading financial, medical, government, educational and corporate institutions and are sold through a partner network of over 200 original equipment manufacturers, independent software vendors and system integrators around the world.

News Source: SecuGen Corporation

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