Panasonic Partnership Honored with Panasonic EDGE Innovation Award received Panasonic’s EDGE Innovation award at its recent virtual partner conference., a leading developer of identity verification and information gathering technologies, announced today that it has been recognized by Panasonic with the coveted EDGE Innovation award. 

“Panasonic would like to congratulate on earning the EDGE Innovation award for 2019,” said  Jim Dempsey, the Director of the EDGE Group at Panasonic. “We are excited about the partnership and engagement between the two companies. IDScan’s innovation in providing a highly flexible and adaptive platform for identity verification, matched with Panasonic’s Enterprise Class Smart Edge technologies create a unique solution for our joint customers. With the proliferation of applications to the edge of the network, swift and accurate identification is creating new business models and combinations of technologies. The partnership between Panasonic and will provide our joint customers with the ability to adapt and create new solutions as the industry moves through this rapid period of edge computing growth.” 

Since 2018, and Panasonic have been in an exclusive partnership to deliver the future of mobile ID scanning by pairing’s software with Panasonic’ TOUGHBOOK N1 hardware. This union produced the only rugged handheld solution on the market capable of scanning government-issued IDs as well as passports from virtually anywhere in the world. The versatile mobile solution offers businesses and government agencies a spectrum of use applications in even the roughest environments, including visitor management, age verification, group classification, loyalty program enrollment, and fraud reduction, among others

“We are thrilled to receive the EDGE Innovation award from Panasonic, a global market leader with more than 100 years of experience in electronics technologies” said Denis Petrov, the CEO of “We continue to pioneer new technologies that predict and stay ahead of the needs of our customers, and our partnership with Panasonic has allowed us to continue to innovate and expand across an array of verticals.”

Panasonic honored with the EDGE Innovation award, in part, because it is playing a leading role in the ‘hottest’ market segments, like casinos and cannabis dispensaries, which are seeing increasing demand for accurate, swift, and easy data identification. Panasonic also cited the versatility of’s technology, which can support virtually any industry, as well as the benefits of its cloud-based platform, which allows the platform to scale and integrate a wide array of mechanisms associated with other Panasonic partners.

The award also recognizes’s partnership and collegial culture from top to bottom.