BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) _ Aware Inc. (AWRE) on Tuesday reported a second-quarter loss of $188,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

The Bedford, Massachusetts-based company said it had a loss of 1 cent per share.

The biometrics software provider posted revenue of $3.8 million in the period.

In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, the company's shares hit $3.90. A year ago, they were trading at $4.80.

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