Lakota was one of the twenty-nine of companies recognized by WV Executive magazine as a world-class biometric expert. Above all, Lakota is the only small business on the list that has been an integral part of the design and development of all major biometric systems in the United States. These included the FBI’s Next Generation Identification (NGI) System, DoD Automated Biometric Identification System and DHS Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology (HART). In addition, Lakota provides critical biometric software that enables these systems to be compliant with biometric standards and specifications. In turn, making them more interoperable with one another.