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NXT-ID, Inc.


NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTD) The company is focused on the growing m-commerce market, launching its innovative MobileBio™ suite of biometric solutions that secure consumers' mobile platforms led by the Wocket™ ; a next generation smart wallet designed to replace all the cards in your wallet, no smart phone required. The Wocket works anywhere credit cards are accepted and only works with your biometric stamp of approval.

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Profile Solutions, Inc.


Profile Solutions, Inc. (OTC: PSIQ) -- A Security Technology developer, system designer and integrator, specializing in servicing Fortune 100 Customers, Law Enforcement and Government Agencies/Facilities, Medical and Recreational cannabis industry-related businesses.

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ID Global Solutions Corporation


ID Global Solutions Corporation - Fraud Management and Payment Solutions (OTCBB:IDGS) IDGS provides multi-functional secure payment solutions for open and closed electronic payment transaction networks. The company is focused on the growing need for fraud protection and identity verification solutions. ID Global was founded to pioneer key innovative approaches for the development, integration, and delivery of advanced digital identification solutions.

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Wocket Smart Wallet featured company product - Wocket Smart Wallet featured company product - Wocket Smart Wallet

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Profile Solutions Inc.
Biometric Safe featured company product - Profile Solutions Biometric Safe featured company product - Profile Solutions Vendor Authentication

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Defense and Security News

Biometrics to Secure over $5.6 Trillion of Payments by 2020
London, United Kingdom - October 2, 2015 ( stocks newswire) Goode Intelligence (, a leading research and consultancy organisation for the biometric and financial services industry

India Biometrics Market to Grow at Over 35% through 2020
BURNABY, Canada - September 1, 2015 ( stocks newswire) According to a recently published TechSci Research report, "India Biometrics Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020", biometrics market in India is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 35% during 2015 – 2020.

WTTC Comment on Deadly Bomb Attack in Bangkok
August 18, 2015 ( stocks newswire) The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) extends its condolences to the victims of the bomb attack that took place in the centre of Bangkok on 17 August 2015.

The Latest Non-Confrontational Body Armour Design
August 5, 2015 ( stocks newswire) UK headquartered PPSS Group have now launched newly designed ‘Tabard Style’ stab resistant vests, aiming to improve the appearance of those wearing them.

Breaking Tech News: NXT-ID (NasdaqCM: NXTD) Patents Personalized Tokenized Payments for Next Generation Secure Payment Technology
OXFORD, Conn. - July 21, 2015 ( Newswire) NXT-ID, Inc. ( NASDAQ: NXTD; NXTDW ) ("NXT-ID" or the "Company") a biometric authentication company focused on the growing mobile commerce market and creator of the Wocket smart wallet, announces that it has filed provisional patent 62/192218 for Personalized Tokenization System and Method.

Cyber Security Stock Rapid7 (NASDAQ:RPD) Soars on Market Debut
Point Roberts, WA - July 17, 2015 ( newswire), a global news source covering leading sectors including cyber security stocks reports on the market debut of Rapid7 (NASDAQ:RPD).

NXT-ID (NASDAQ:NXTD) Media Alert: Recent News of Behavior-Directed Payments Patent has Payment Media Outlets Taking Notice
OXFORD, Conn. - July 16, 2015 ( Newswire) NXT-ID, Inc. ( NASDAQ: NXTD), a biometric authentication company focused on the growing m-commerce market, reports on multiple media coverage following the recent announcement on filing of provisional patent 62/188684 for BEHAVIORAL-DIRECTED AUTHENTIATION METHOD AND SYSTEM.

Research and Markets: Biometrics for Banking - Market & Technology Analysis, Adoption Strategies and Forecasts 2015-2020
DUBLIN - July 7, 2015 ( stocks newswire) Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Biometrics for Banking; Market & Technology Analysis, Adoption Strategies and Forecasts 2015-2020" report to their offering.

Research and Markets: Fingerprint Biometrics - Global Strategic Business Report 2015 with Recent Industry Activity for All Key Players
DUBLIN - June 16, 2015 ( stocks newswire) Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Fingerprint Biometrics - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

View Systems, Inc. (VSYM) Continues Nationwide Installation of its Weapons Detection Technology
June 2, 2015 ( stocks newswire) View Systems, a manufacturer of weapon detection identification systems, video management platforms and tele-data communication networks, today says it continues to install its integrated, non-invasive weapons detection systems at banks, police stations and additional schools in Michigan, Texas and California.

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Scott Sacknoff - President, The Spade Defense Index® (AMEX: DXS)

Scott Sacknoff - President, The Spade Defense Index

His 20-year career has included a range of diverse assignments including: Vice President of a venture capital firm that invested in defense and space companies with responsibility for research and due diligence; Consulting for clients such as ITT, General Dynamics, the Department of Defense, NASA, and FMR/Fidelity Investments; Due diligence of proposals into NASA and the Department of Defense as part of issuing more than $300 million in contracts for small businesses; Analysis of Department of Defense and NASA budgets to identify opportunities for clients; and Performing a scenario modeling exercise on the role for space and satellites in 2030.

During the 1990's, Mr. Sacknoff was a regular guest of financial institutions interested in having a non-broker/dealer analyst at its meetings to answer questions from potential investors...

Mr. Sacknoff is the author of numerous reports including the 'State of the Space Industry' and has been quoted or featured in publications ranging from Business Week to the Journal of Indexing to the Washington Post

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Research Report October 15, 2013 - Soundview Research

"NXT-ID's Mobile-Bio technology platform is the foundation for three new product offerings designed primarily to mitigate security risk of mobile devices. These products include a modular facial recogni-tion system called Mobile-Bio FaceMatch,TM a separate, physical biometric secured electronic wallet called The Wocket,TM as well as a portable biometric device called Mobile-Bio Sensor,TM which allows an individual access through multiple devices to a protected database or server.

This segment has been active in terms of acquisitions. The first generation biometric security compa-ny (L-1 Identity Solutions) was acquired by security giant Safran for $1.6B in 2010. L-1 was predomi-nantly enterprise focused and didn't address mobile or online commerce. Apple bought mobile secu-rity firm AuthenTec for a reported $356M, predominantly for their fingerprint sensor technology.

Our initial IV case suggests a stock value of $10.90/share if the company can execute on their plans."

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Homeland Security, Security, Biodefense and Defense Stocks on TSX, TSX Venture, OTC, NASDAQ, AMEX, NYSE, ASX, AIM and other leading Stock Exchanges.

AAR Corp . ( NYSE:AIR ) is a global aerospace and defense contractor that employs more than 6,000 people in 17 countries. Based in Wood Dale, Illinois, AAR supports commercial, government and defense customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Technology Products. AAR's services include inventory management and parts distribution; aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul; and expeditionary airlift. AAR's products include cargo systems and containers; mobility systems and shelters; advanced aerostructures; and specialized command and control systems.

Abaxis Inc. ( NasdaqGS:ABAX ) develops, manufactures, markets and sells portable blood analysis systems for use in any veterinary or human patient-care setting to provide clinicians with rapid blood constituent measurements.  The system consists of a compact, 5.1 kilogram (11.2 pounds), portable analyzer and a series of single-use plastic discs, called reagent discs that contain all the chemicals required to perform a panel of up to 13 tests on veterinary patients and 14 tests on human patients.  The system can be operated with minimal training and performs multiple routine tests on whole blood, serum or plasma samples.  The system provides test results in less than 12 minutes with the precision and accuracy equivalent to a clinical laboratory analyzer.

ABM Industries Inc. ( NYSE:ABM ) is a leading provider of facility solutions with revenues exceeding $4 billion and 100,000 employees in over 350 offices deployed throughout the United States and various international locations. ABM’s comprehensive capabilities include facilities engineering, commercial cleaning, energy solutions, HVAC, electrical, landscaping, parking and security, provided through stand-alone or integrated solutions. ABM provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban and rural areas to properties of all sizes — from schools and hospitals to the largest and most complex facilities, such as manufacturing plants and major airports. ABM Industries Incorporated, which operates through its subsidiaries, was founded in 1909.

Absolute Software Corporation ( TSX:ABT.TO ) is the industry standard in persistent endpoint security and management for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. The Company, a leader in device security and management tracking for 20 years, has over 30,000 commercial customers worldwide. Absolute's solutions - Computrace®, Absolute Manage®, Absolute Service, Absolute Secure Drive, and Absolute LoJack® - provide organizations with actionable intelligence to prove compliance, securely manage BYOD, and deliver comprehensive visibility and control over all of their devices and data. Absolute is positioned on two Gartner, Inc. Magic Quadrants - the Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools and the Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management Software. Absolute is one of only four vendors to be recognized on both Magic Quadrants based on providing customers with the ability to secure and manage many different types of devices using a single solution. Absolute persistence technology is embedded in the firmware of computers, netbooks, tablets and smartphones by global leaders, including Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Motion, Panasonic, Samsung, and Toshiba, and the Company has reselling partnerships with these OEMs and others, including Apple.

Accenture Ltd ( NYSE: ACN ) is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 281,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The Accenture Advanced Enterprise Solution (AAES) for Defense is an innovative and comprehensive package of defense-industry specific templates, industry-leading process models and industrialized implementation accelerators that help defense organizations to finetune their ERP solution quickly and economically for peak performance, while anticipating and resolving related challenges. The solution incorporates the findings of Accenture’s High Performance Business research -- which examines what sets high performers apart from their peers -- and is designed to accelerate ERP transformation so that defense organizations can perform optimally while reducing costs and risks.

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Biometric Stock Directory Preview

AccelPath Inc ( OTC:ACLP ) t hrough its subsidiaries develops and provides pathology diagnostics solutions. The company also offers design, research and development, integration, sales and support of three- dimensional imaging devices (3D) imaging devices and systems for diagnosis of diseases and other pathologic conditions in the healthcare industries; and intelligent surveillance devices and systems, and 3D facial recognition in the security industries. The company’s primary products for defense and security include 3D SketchArtist, a 3D composite sketch tool to transform ordinary two-dimensional sketches into mock-ups; 3D FaceCam that is used to create 3D face images at light speed; Portable MVR, a video recording device for use in outdoor environments; and OmniEye Wellcam, an ultra-light camera for use in detection of underground weapon caches, and search and rescue beneath building rubble field applications, as well as small tactical ubiquitous detection systems, which are motion-tracking, positioning, and imaging unattended ground sensors that permit long-range surveillance.

Alibaba.Group Holding Limited ( NYSE:BABA ) mission is to make it easy to do business anywhere. The company is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of gross merchandise volume. Founded in 1999, the company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce with hundreds of millions of consumers and other businesses. BIOMETRICS: Alibaba has its eye on facial recognition. The technology, called “Smile to Pay,” is being developed by Alibaba’s finance arm, Ant Financial. It’s still in beta. It is meant to be usable for Alipay online as well as the Alipay Wallet service. Alipay, likened to Apple Pay, was launched in China in 2004 and leads the market. Alibaba and Ant Financial spokeswoman Miranda Shek said there is no time frame for when Smile to Pay will be available, but it is being tested and opportunities to do so in practical settings are being explored, starting in the Chinese market. (source: )

American Science and Engineering, Inc ( NasdaqGS: ASEI ) is a leading worldwide supplier of innovative X-ray inspection systems. With over 50 years of experience in developing advanced X-ray security systems, the Company's product line utilizes a combination of technologies, including patented Z Backscatter™ technology, Radioactive Threat Detection (RTD), high energy transmission and dual energy transmission X-ray. These technologies offer superior X-ray threat detection for plastic explosives, plastic weapons, liquid explosives, dirty bombs and nuclear devices. AS&E's complete range of products include cargo inspection systems for port and border security baggage screening systems for facility and aviation security, and personnel and passenger screening systems. AS&E® systems protect high-threat facilities and help combat terrorism, trade fraud, drug smuggling, weapon smuggling, illegal immigration, and people smuggling.

Analogic Corp ( NASDAQGS: ALOG ) provides leading-edge healthcare and security technology solutions to advance the practice of medicine and save lives. We are recognized around the world for advanced imaging systems and technology that enable computed tomography (CT), ultrasound, digital mammography, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), as well as automated threat detection for aviation security. Airport Security: Analogic applied its industry-leading CT technology to develop state-of-the-art security solutions for threat detection. These solutions include the TSA-certified examiner Family* eXaminer SX, eXaminer 3DX, eXaminer 3DX-ES, and eXaminer XLB) of automatic Explosives Detection Systems for checked-baggage applications and the Cobra systems for checkpoint applications. For over 40 years we've enabled customers to thrive, improving the health and enhancing the safety of people around the world. Analogic is headquartered just north of Boston, Massachusetts.

Apple Inc. ( NasdaqGS:AAPL ) designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, iLife, iWork, and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple is reinventing the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and has recently introduced its magical iPad which is defining the future of mobile media and computing devices. BIOMETRICS : iPhone5S - Fingerprint identity sensor built into the Home button. Introducing Touch ID — a new fingerprint identity sensor. Put your finger on the Home button, and just like that your iPhone unlocks. It’s a convenient and highly secure way to access your phone. Your fingerprint can also approve purchases from the iTunes Store, the App Store, and the iBooks Store, so you don’t have to enter your password. And Touch ID is capable of 360-degree readability. Which means no matter what its orientation — portrait, landscape, or anything in between — your iPhone reads your fingerprint and knows who you are. And because Touch ID lets you enroll multiple fingerprints, it knows the people you trust, too.

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Defense and Homeland Security Stock Indices

  • S&P Sector Indices Brochure
  • Standard and Poor's 500 Aerospace & Defense Index is a capitalization-weighted index. The index was developed with a base level of 10 for the 1941-43 base period. This is a GICS level 4 sub-industry group. The parent index is SPX. This is a GICS Level 4 Sub-Industry group.
  • The Amex Defense Index (DFI) is an equal dollar weighted Index designed to represent a cross section of widely held, highly capitalized companies involved in providing systems, equipment and services to the United States government and its allies for the purpose of supporting military, defense and intelligence efforts. The component stocks operate in industry segments that include, but are not limited to, military aircraft manufacturing, shipbuilding, ground transportation, aerospace instrumentation and technology, specialized communication and radar systems, ammunition and weapon systems.
  • The iShares Dow Jones U.S. Aerospace & Defense Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Dow Jones U.S. Select Aerospace & Defense Index.
  • The SPADE Defense Index (NYSE: ^DXS) is a modified capitalization-weighted index comprised of publicly traded companies that benchmarks the performance of companies involved with defense, homeland security, and space. The Index is composed of more than 50 firms with representative business activities including: naval vessels, military aircraft, missiles and munitions, battlespace awareness, C4ISR, network centric warfare, homeland security including border security and biometric and screening systems, and space systems. Index values are distributed by the NYSEarca under the ticker 'DXS'. The Powershares Aerospace & Defense Portfolio ETF, designed to track the SPADE Defense Index, trades under the ticker 'PPA'.