North Haven, CT, June 23, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Queralt, LLC., a leading developer of value-based RFID technology applications announced that it had received SBIR phase II grant from the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the development of a location-based service that uses RFID, GPS and sensor data to provide geospatial coordinates as an attribute of policy decision requests for access control of logical systems.
The initial grant, awarded last year, provided for the initial Research & Development. This follow up grant marks the successful acceptance of the proposed approach and will fund development of the applications into a commercially viable product.
The original DHS request sought a scalable Identity Management solution. Connecticut-based innovator Queralt LLC responded proposing a solution that would not only provide far more substantial scalability, but also adds key identification attributes, most particularly location.
“For a small company like ours to receive this grant is an accomplishment we are most proud of,” explained Queralt co-founder and Managing Partner Michael Queralt, “and it is wonderful recognition of the technology-prowess of our development team and their ability to address and resolve today’s information security problems.”
The Queralt solution employs and adheres completely to open standards, facilitating rapid deployment and easy interconnection to the various systems it will interface with.
Michael Queralt continued, saying, “Queralt LLC is very pleased to have earned this opportunity and thank DHS for the recognition. What is most pleasing is that this project will bring new jobs to our home state of Connecticut and help our local economy tremendously. That, and of course the opportunity to make meaningful contributions to the efficiency and the effectiveness of DHS and its related agencies in their mission to protect our homeland.”