RSA Conference 2008: Softpro presents Next Generation Signature Tablet
SignPad - The LCD Signature Tablet - a joint development of Wacom and Softpro captures static and dynamic (biometric) characteristics of signatures in real time.
The SignPad tablet allows customers of the Berliner Sparkasse to sign their banking documents and transactions both digitally and securely. The device was specifically developed for the digitizing of handwritten signatures in close co-operation with Wacom and Softpro. BAll 150 private client centers in the branches of the Sparkasse will be equipped with this new interface device. "Paperless signing" will become a reality when customers sign directly onto the display of the SignPad using Softpro’s SignDoc electronic signing software. The Berliner Sparkasse expects to significantly save on the cost of paper handling and archiving.
The SignPad has a cordless, battery-free pen. The signature is captured on a non-reflective 5" TFT LCD. The device offers enough space to cater for longer signatures as well, like when some customers may sign with two surnames. The tablet display is designed to offer the same signing feeling as if writing on paper. In combination with Softpro’s account opening software, customers are able to provide a complete paperless workflow for the storing of signatures and legally binding documents such as credit and loan contracts or account opening forms. Visitors of the BAI Retail Delivery Show may experience this new signing experience for themselves.
The Berliner Sparkasse decided to use SignDoc from Softpro - the leading solution for trustworthy capturing, administration, and verification of handwritten signatures in combination with the SignPad. Joachim Wangnet, responsible for the project at the Berliner Sparkasse, is convinced by the SignPad: ”We have tested several different input devices, but the SignPad is the only signing tablet that finally convinced us that signing digitally can be comfortable, user-friendly, robust, trustworthy, secure and cost-effective - all at the same time. The reason we chose the combination of SOFTPRO software and the SignPad hardware is that we were convinced that it is the only combination that was able to adequately be deployed in a large scale environment.”. The combination of SignPad (hardware) and SignDoc (software) is also officially recommended by the bank’s processing center which is the second largest processing center for savings banks in Germany.
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The SOFTPRO Group is the worldwide leading vendor of systems for capture and verification of handwritten signatures. The company is based in Boeblingen, Germany with local subsidiaries in North America (Wilmington, Delaware), the United Kingdom, and Asia-Pacific (Singapore).
The group currently employs an international staff of over 60 people, enabling more than 200 companies worldwide to streamline their document and transaction workflows.
With its Biometric product line, SOFTPRO provides solutions for securing the authenticity and integrity of documents within electronic processes, such as those required for legal contracts. For this purpose, a unique signature technology is used to extract and evaluate both the static and dynamic (biometric) characteristics of handwritten signatures.
SOFTPRO’s "Fraud Prevention Solutions" portfolio provides a holistic approach to detecting and preventing fraud in paper-based processes (such as payment transactions), as well as increasing operational efficiency using signature management and verification solutions.
Among SOFTPRO’s customers are American Express, Bank of America, Barclays, Citigroup, Discover Financial, Ingolstadt Hospital, JPMorgan Chase, Lloyds TSB, SEB, Standard Bank of South Africa, TeleCash (First Data) and Wachovia.
Since 2002, the offer to secure electronic documents with handwritten signatures extended the customer portfolio of SOFTPRO to other industries such as banking and insurance, health/pharma, retail, government, automotive and logistics.
Frost & Sullivan, one of the leading growth consulting companies worldwide, presented SOFTPRO GmbH with its "Customer Service Leadership Award 2007" for having excelled in serving its customers and gaining superior customer satisfaction levels. This award recognizes the company that has gained the best insights into customer needs and product demands.
SOFTPRO's shareholders are GE Capital (since 1998), AdCapital (since 2001) founders and management.
SOFTPRO's partners include: A2iA, Adobe, BancTec, Beta Systems (Kleindienst), Carreker/CheckFree, DISOFT Pro, Fujitsu Siemens Computers / Fujitsu, Gateway, Gijima AST, HP, IBM, Interlink, Lenovo, Microsoft, Motion Computing, Toshiba, UNISYS and Wacom as well as APP Informatik Davos.
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