Newcastle-based biometric recognition systems firm Ievo has secured a tie-up with Dublin's Northwood Technology targeting the Irish market.In a statement, the fims said the distribution partnership allows ievo to benefit from Northwood's targeted approach and strong reputation within the Irish security sector, whilst ievo's CPNI (Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure) approved biometric fingerprint readers are setting global standards for secure identification systems.Paul Hennessey, Managing Director of Northwood Technology, commented, “As a company, we aim to provide top class service with industry leading products. We were impressed at ievo's ability to partner with a wide range of access control and time & attendance platforms while its modular system also means that biometric solutions can be integrated with traditional security systems efficiently, saving both the end user and installer time and money. We are now able to provide the most effective biometric solution on the market to our customers.”Shaun Oakes, Managing Director of ievo, added, “We are delighted to have found a distribution partner with Northwood Technology. The importance they place on customer service is something that as a manufacturer we are similarly dedicated to, whilst their diverse and extensive customer base provides a substantial and growing market for our systems and we're looking forward to working alongside them for many years to come.”