EyeLock names senior vice president of mobile and wearables

January 25, 2015 - 

EyeLock Inc. announced it has named Steve Gerber senior vice president of Mobile and Wearables. Gerber will be responsible for leading development of mobile platforms and wearable solutions for EyeLock’s technologies.

Gerber has more than 25 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, with expertise in human interface sensing within the mobile market.

“The market need for biometric solutions across a broad spectrum of consumer and enterprise mobile functions has deepened our focus on expanding the applications of our award-winning technology,” said EyeLock CEO Jim Demitrieus. “Steve’s track record of technology innovation and commercial success will help us to meet the growing demand for expanded applications of our technology in the mobile market.”

Gerber joins Eyelock from Maxim Integrated, where he served as executive director of the human interface business unit. In this role, he oversaw the areas of engineering, marketing, business development and strategic planning.

Before that, Gerber served as director of human interface products at Silicon Labs where he led the development of a line of user interface products, including the launch of its touch screen and optical product portfolio business.

He is also the inventor of several U.S. patents, including the method and apparatus for scanning a touchscreen with multi-touch detection using master/slave devices, a keypad system and keypad with enhanced security, and sensing apparatus and associated methods.

Previously reported, EyeLock demonstrated its EyeLock ID technology integrated in a 3D printed automobile designed and developed by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory at the 2015 North America International Auto Show in Detroit.

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