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Cogent Systems

Cogent Systems, Inc.
Former type Subsidiary
Industry Security
Founded 1990 (1990)
Defunct December 2010 (2010-12)[1]
Headquarters South Pasadena, California U.S.
Key people Ming Hsieh, Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman
Paul Kim, Chief Financial Officer
Services Biometric Identification
Revenue US$125,680,000 Million (2008)[2]
Operating income US$53,070,000 (2008)[3]
Net income US$45,180,000 (2008)[3]
Total assets US$620,130,000 (2008)[3]
Total equity US$519,470,000 (2008)[3]
Employees 365 (December 2008)[3]
Parent 3M

Cogent Systems, Inc. is a manufacturer of automated fingerprint identification systems (AFIS).

On August 30, 2010 3M announced they acquired Cogent Systems for $943M.[4]


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