Company Background

Germany's largest
biometric company.

Pioneer in the development of biometric products and solutions.

As a pioneer in the development of biometric products and solutions, DERMALOG has been shaping the world of security for more than 20 years. We have been and keep on revolutionizing biometric security products for law enforcement, civil governmental agencies like national registration, voter and driver registrations, health agencies, security agencies and develop solutions for access and data security, authorization and authentication services as well as mobile security. Governmental organizations as well as public and private businesses all over the world trust DERMALOG’s expertise and state of the art biometric products.

DERMALOG Identification Systems GmbH, based in Hamburg, is the largest German biometrics manufacturer and is known as the Biometrics Innovation Leader. A team of scientists is constantly developing our 'Automatic Biometric Identification Systems' (ABIS) and 'Automatic Fingerprint Identification Systems' (AFIS), including cutting-edge fingerprint scanning devices. The product portfolio is complemented by biometric border control systems and biometric ID cards and passports as well as biometric voting systems.

'FingerLogin', 'FingerPayment' and 'FingerBanking' are also solutions developed by DERMALOG, as well as systems for automatic Face and Iris recognition. Apart from Germany and Europe, the main markets of DERMALOG are in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. Today, more than 150 government agencies and over 40 banks in more than 80 countries are using DERMALOGs technology and turnkey solutions for biometric identification.

In addition, DERMALOG offers biometric solutions for banks and for manufacturers of automatic teller machines (ATM). This includes the largest biometric banking project world-wide (USD 50 million), which was delivered by DERMALOG (BVN Project): 23 banks and the Central Bank of Nigeria were provided with DERMALOGs ABIS, which prevents double identities among bank customers by means of finger and face recognition and guarantees the best-possible biometric identification of customers (KYC) for these banks. Furthermore, many ATMs across the globe have been equipped with DERMALOG's fingerprint technology.


years of successful business


large-scale installations in more than 80 countries




international awards and nominations