Through its offices in Johannesburg, Dakar and Nairobi, AFIM will focus on markets, products or services with the largest potential for job and income creation benefiting people on low incomes.
AFIM s work will be modelled on similar initiatives, such as the Business Call to Action, a global partnership comprising UNDP and seven other international and donor organizations that challenges businesses to strive for commercial success while contributing to poverty reduction.
Retailers, banks and any business that has a need for guaranteed transactions may subscribe to the service, which requires the installation of the AFIM
system connected to International Automated Systems, Inc.
According to Johnson, the AFIM
technology can be used to lessen the complication associated with the sale of tobacco products and the selling and dispensing of a variety of controlled substances, including beer, wine, spray paint, and even prescription pharmaceuticals.
Johnson said that the AFIM technology is being well received among "charter" consumers.
We are enthusiastic about the AFIM transaction management system not only as it relates to U-Check but also as it might relate to numerous retail, commercial and e-commerce applications," said Johnson.
OTC Bulletin Board: IAUS), announced today the commercial availability of the company's AFIM (Automated Fingerprint Identification Machine) technology designed for a variety of security and access purposes.
The AFIM system, currently in use in the world's first ever self-cashiering supermarket in Salem, Utah, is a win/win with consumers and merchants alike," said Johnson.
PROCOMP will purchase state of the art fingerprint software for each AFIM
unit installed exclusively through IAS.
The list of sponsors includes such industry leaders as Sonic Foundry, MusicMatch, Cisco Systems, Adaptec, Inc (Roxio, Inc), Texas Instruments, Preview Systems, The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (The Recording Academy), Spin, Red Herring, Vibe, Pollstar, Mix, JazzTimes, Guitar Player, Electronic Musician, Gig Magazine, Keyboard, Los Angeles Music Network (LAMN), National Association of Recording Industry Professionals (NARIP), MIX, AFIM
, ASCAP, DiMA and impact
At this time, Corporate and Association Sponsors involved with IMX include: Adaptec, Cisco Systems, Sonic Foundry, Music Match, ASCAP, The Recording Academy, SESAC, MMA, DiMA, LAMN, NARIP and AFIM