VOXX Electronics and EyeLock announce partnership for iris authentication in consumer and enterprise markets
07 January 2014 17:03 GMT

EyeLock targets enterprise and consumer markets with handheld dual-eye iris system

VOXX Electronics Corporation and EyeLock, a provider of iris-based identity authentication solutions, have announced a strategic partnership to deliver myris, a USB-enabled iris identity authenticator.

The companies are aiming to apeal to consumers and enterrprises with a platform that is simple enough to use in everyday situations.

“Fraud and identity theft cost businesses and consumers millions every year. Companies large and small have struggled to provide a level of security that protects against this,” said Tom Malone, President of VOXX Electronics Corp. “With myris, any business regardless of size can protect itself from fraud and any consumer can protect the thing that is most important, their personal information and their identity.”

The technology plugs into any USB compatible device and provides security for up to five users. The product is compatible with Windows 7 and 8, Mac OS and Chrome OS.

“Eyelock is the only iris authentication technology to employ fast motion video and dual eye authentication, allowing us to provide a more seamless, simple and user-friendly experience, with unparalleled levels of security,” said Jim Demitrieus, Chief Executive Officer, EyeLock. “Partnering with VOXX Electronics guarantees our technology will reach the broadest possible audience and propel digital security into the next era.”