NEWARK, Calif., Dec. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta ID Inc., a leader in consumer-grade iris scanning technology for mobile devices, announced the latest version 3.0 of its ActiveIRIS® technology is powering the iris scanner of Fujitsu's latest smartphone, the arrows NX F-01J launched by NTT DOCOMO, INC in Japan. The arrows NX F-01J is the third smartphone to include iris scanning technology, after a very successful introduction of this technology in the arrows NX F-04G and F-02H in 2015.
Delta ID's patent-pending ActiveIRIS technology makes the iris in eyes a unique and secret "password" that consumers never have to remember. With ActiveIRIS technology, users can just look at their device to unlock it, make a payment or login into an application or service. The latest version 3.0 of ActiveIRIS technology significantly enhances the usability and reliability of iris scanning. In independent tests, users found the new iris scanner in the arrows NX F-01J almost two times faster than the one in F-02H, with near perfect – 99.7% success rate indoors, and above 90% success rate in challenging conditions such as outdoors, in very bright sunlight.
"Iris scanners are an extremely popular feature in Fujitsu-manufactured smartphones," said Katsumi Takada, president, Fujitsu Connected Technologies Limited. "We are impressed by the significant enhancements in usability and reliability in the latest version of Delta ID's ActiveIRIS technology, which offers users exceptional performance in the arrows F-01J."
Delta ID's ActiveIRIS technology combines its patented hardware design and advanced software algorithm to bring iris scanning and recognition to mobile devices that is fast and easy to use for consumers, and simple and inexpensive for mobile OEMs to integrate. Delta ID was the first company to bring iris scanning and recognition technology to market in collaboration with Fujitsu and NTT DOCOMO in the F-04G smartphone in May 2015. Since then the company has launched its ActiveIRIS technology in multiple devices from various OEMs, and maintains its leadership position in the industry with respect to speed, usability and reliability of iris scanning for mobile devices.
"We are singularly focused on advancing the usability and reliability of our iris scanning and recognition technology, " said Salil Prabhakar, president and CEO of Delta ID. "We are very happy with the performance test results of the arrows NX F-01J smartphone. We are sure the users will love the ease of using their iris to authenticate themselves on the arrows F-01J smartphone," he added.
About Delta ID
Delta ID was founded in 2011 with the mission to bring secure and convenient biometric authentication to mass market computing devices. Delta ID's ActiveIRIS® technology includes patented hardware design and software to enable iris recognition using simple hardware that can be easily integrated in mobile and PC devices. Delta ID is based in Newark, California and backed by Intel Capital and other strategic investors. For more information, please visit http://www.deltaid.com.
SOURCE Delta ID Inc.