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EyeLock announces iris recognition technology breakthrough


EyeLock announced new iris recognition technology that works to authenticates identities at distances of 60 cm, with glasses, contact lenses and in daylight.

The technology is designed for implementation in smartphones and mobile devices, and across automotive, healthcare and other edge-of-network applications. According to a company statement, EyeLock’s technology represents a breakthrough in proprietary software, security, algorithms and optics, and delivers the most secure, reliable and user-friendly capabilities available in the market today – outperforming the iris recognition solutions available from Samsung, Fujitsu and Microsoft Lumia.

EyeLock’s new technology addresses the growing demand for increased security protocols for devices and benefits OEM licensees and the market-at-large, including financial services, healthcare, automotive, enterprise and government sectors, with a solution to mitigate security threats and give consumers a more convenient way to transact.

“EyeLock’s new technology is a significant scientific breakthrough in iris recognition and will be leveraged as a utility across edge-of-network devices,” said Jim Demitrieus, Chief Executive Officer of EyeLock. “Our new technology has now surpassed all other iris recognition solutions and solves the usability and security impediments that have long been an obstacle for mass-market adoption. EyeLock offers the only iris recognition technology today that works at a distance of 60 cm, with glasses, contacts and daylight, all without compromising security or ease of use,” he added.

Previously reported, EyeLock opened an IoT Center of Excellence in Austin, Texas to strengthen and expand the development of embedded iris biometric applications.

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