Cogent Signs New York Customer

Pasadena-based Cogent Systems, a developer of fingerprint and other biometric scanning equipment, said today that it has gained a contract with the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA). Size of the 5.5 year contract was not announced by the company. Cogent said the contract covers replacement of the OTDA's Automated Finger Imaging System, used to verify the identity of public benefits recipients.