WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549


                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                     PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
                         SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934


       Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): February 27, 2006

                                   AWARE, INC.
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

        MASSACHUSETTS                   000-21129             04-2911026
(State or other jurisdiction          (Commission            (IRS Employer
      of incorporation)               File Number)         Identification No.)

                    40 MIDDLESEX TURNPIKE, BEDFORD, MA, 01730
          (Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

       Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (781) 276-4000

                                 NOT APPLICABLE
          (Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



     The following exhibits are filed as part of this report:

 Number      Description
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  99.1       In conjunction with Aware Inc.'s Q4 2005 earnings release
             conference call held on February 16, 2006, the public was invited
             to submit questions after the call for Aware Inc. to answer and
             post on its website. These questions and answers are included in
             Exhibit 99.1 attached to this Form 8-K.



        Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

                                                   AWARE, INC.

Dated: FEBRUARY  27, 2006                          By: /s/ Michael A. Tzannes
       ------------------                              ----------------------
                                                       Michael A. Tzannes
                                                       Chief Executive Officer


                                  EXHIBIT INDEX

Number       Description
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99.1         Questions and answers related to Aware, Inc.'s Q4 2005 earnings
             release conference call held on February 16, 2005.