NEW YORK, May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- EyeLock LLC, a market leader of iris-based identity authentication solutions, today announced the opening of an IoT Center of Excellence in Austin, Texas to strengthen and expand the development of embedded iris biometric applications.
EyeLock's iris authentication technology provides an unprecedented level of convenience and security with unmatched biometric accuracy, making it the most proven way to authenticate one's identity aside from DNA. EyeLock's platform uses video technology to deliver a fast and friendly user experience to identify the more than 240 points of unique characteristics in each human iris.
EyeLock's technology is now available in miniaturized modules, making it cost effective with unparalleled ease of use that creates vast opportunities for 'embedding' into multiple market segments, including:
- Smart mobile – smart phones and wearable electronics
- Computation – laptops, desktops, all in one computers, tablets, and desktop accessories
- Automotive – identification supporting connected car elements of driver safety, well-being and vehicle management.
- Health and medical – nurse stations, narcotics cabinets, and OR/ER instrumentation.
"Austin has become an epicenter of engineering, computation and advanced machine learning. Establishing an IoT Center of Excellence will extend our talent advantage over competitors, enable us to accelerate growth across embedded and IoT solutions, and allow the EyeLock team to work side-by-side with our partners to help implement iris authentication technology to meet the growing needs of their clients," said Jeff Carter, Chief Technology Officer of EyeLock.
EyeLock continues to expand relationships with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs), as well as its network of retailers, channel partners and resellers. These relationships are critical to the success of EyeLock and require a special cadre of individuals to maximize strategic benefit.
"People are our most important asset, and in the last six months we have assembled a team of industry leaders in advanced embedded technologies, optics and mobile, adding to EyeLock's world class talent already in place in New York City and Princeton, New Jersey. Opening the Center in Austin extends EyeLock's market leadership in biometric technology advancement," continued Mr. Carter.
EyeLock's Austin office is located at 5113 Southwest Parkway. The strength of the biometric market enables EyeLock to continue growing with a variety of new engineering employment openings.
EyeLock LLC is an acknowledged leader in advanced iris authentication for the Internet of Things (IoT), providing the highest level of security with EyeLock ID™ technology. Iris authentication is highly secure because no two irises are alike and the iris is the most accurate human identifier other than DNA. The company's significant IP portfolio, including more than 75 patents and patents pending, and proprietary technology enables the convenient and secure authentication of individuals across physical and logical environments. EyeLock's solutions have been integrated and embedded across consumer and enterprise products and platforms, eliminating the need for PINs and passwords. Corporations across the Fortune 500 recognize the level of security EyeLock provides due in part to its extremely low false acceptance rate, ease of use, and scalability. As a sponsor member of the Fast IDentity Online (FIDO) Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a safer and more secure digital presence for consumers, EyeLock is dedicated to advancing digital privacy and next generation security.
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