NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EyeLock Inc., a market leader of iris-based identity authentication solutions, today announced myris will be available November 14 at top retail locations throughout the U.S., including Best Buy, Staples, hhgregg, Fry's Electronics, online at apple.com and available for pre-sale today on EyeLock.com for $279.99 MSRP.
As the first consumer accessible iris authentication product available at retail, myris enables the use of best practices for password protocols and mitigates vulnerabilities associated with password breaches and security issues facing consumers. With myris, users can now create strong passwords and forget them. The handheld USB device uses patented EyeLock ID technology to provide convenient and secure access to devices, apps and websites that are important in our everyday lives. Authentication with myris is faster and more secure than any other biometric identifier aside from DNA.
"myris was introduced to critical acclaim at 2014 CES because it provides a solution to the #1 consumer concern - identity theft. myris delivers true digital security in a user friendly way, providing convenience without compromising security. EyeLock has made it easy and safe for consumers of all ages to access the devices and services we use most often," says Anthony Antolino, Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer of EyeLock. "Now, with retail partners like Best Buy and Staples, we're enabling consumers and businesses large and small to experience a world without password fatigue."
myris looks at more than 240 points in each eye to create a template unique only to you. The template is stored locally on myris and is fused to your password(s). Your iris is matched to unlock your password and allow computer log-on, log-in to websites, applications and more. myris works with Windows 7, 8, Mac OS and Chrome, and supports Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Apple's Safari browsers. The handheld device uses patented EyeLock ID technology to provide convenient and secure access to devices, apps and websites that are important in today's digital world.
myris was developed specifically for ease-of-use. To enroll, simply look in the device and it will walk the user through a simple set up process. myris will then provide secure access to digital accounts through its password management software. Key features and benefits of myris include:
- Simple set-up and user-friendly application software allow users to securely and easily manage all passwords and accounts through Sticky Passwords best-in-class password management software
- Authentication happens on the device - no personal information is transmitted
- Video-based system for advanced identification
- No batteries needed - fully powered through the USB connection
- myris offers consumers multiple user capacity for individually protected accounts – up to five users per device
- Secure communication and military grade encryption with AES 256
- Compatible with Windows 7 & 8, Mac OS and Chrome OS
EyeLock is a leader in iris authentication, provides the highest level of security with EyeLock ID technology. The company's proprietary, embeddable technology enables the convenient, secure authentication of individuals across physical and logical environments. EyeLock's software has been integrated across consumer and enterprise platforms, eliminating the need for PINs and passwords. No two irises are alike, and outside DNA - the iris is the most accurate human identifier. Corporations across the Fortune 500 recognize the level of security EyeLock provides due in part to its false accept rate, ease of use and scalability. As a sponsor member of the Fast IDentity Online Alliance (FIDO), a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a safer and more secure digital presence for consumers, EyeLock is dedicated to providing digital privacy and next generation security.
Weber Shandwick on behalf of EyeLock Corporation