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Biometrics products are among 2015 CES Innovation Awards honorees


Several biometrics products including USB iris scanning device “myris” and the Linx Impact Assessment System from BlackBox Biometrics have been listed as honorees by the CES Innovation Awards, an annual showcase of consumer technology products that show outstanding design and engineering.

Products nominated for the CES Innovation Awards are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media. Honoree products will be on display at CES Tech West’s Innovation Awards Showcase.

myris, a consumer-oriented handheld USB device that enables iris authentication to provide secure access to devices, apps and websites, is an Innovation Awards Honoree in the Computer Accessories category.

Made by biometric identity solutions provider EyeLock, myris allows users to create strong passwords which are securely stored, and entered using an iris scan using patented EyeLock ID technology.

Over the past few years, myris has won Mashable’s “Best of CES 2014”, the 2014 Red Dot: Product Design award and Popular Science’s “Best of What’s New” distinction.

BlackBox Biometrics’ The Linx Impact Assessment System is recognized as a 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree in three categories: Fitness, Sports and Biotech; Tech For A Better World; and Wearable Technologies.

Linx IAS is a wearable technology that provides real-time data and analysis of potential impact-related head injuries in sports. It includes a sensor device that fits easily into a custom skull cap or headband, and a companion mobile app for Apple and Android devices that processes the data, and provides a history of head impact across sports and over time.

Linx IAS is a civilian application of technologies BlackBox Biometrics has developed for military and law enforcement settings.

BlackBox Biometrics will debut Linx IAS in January at CES 2015, and will be available for purchase by the end of Q1 2015.

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