EyeLock Inc. Brings High-Tech Iris Biometric Production to Texas
NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — EyeLock Inc., a leading provider of iris-based identity authentication solutions, announced today the engagement of Carrollton, Texas-based McDonald Technologies International for the manufacturing of the EyeSwipe-Nano® and EyeSwipe-Nano TS products. The EyeSwipe-Nano products are part of a comprehensive suite of secure authentication solutions that provide real-time iris capture, at-a-distance and in motion.
EyeLock’s cutting-edge technology is one of the only commercially scalable iris-based identity authentication solutions able to transcend vertical markets. As the Company expands its suite of products and builds its reputation as a global identity authentication leader, EyeLock’s technology continues to be adopted by some of the world’s most influential and forward-thinking organizations. Bank of America, The Pentagon, The Department of Homeland Security, The U.S. Air Force, Hilton, Hyatt and Loews Hotels as well as Stanley Security Solutions and partners around the world in Europe, Asia, UAE, Mexico and Latin America all rely on EyeLock’s technology solutions to authenticate identity and protect confidential information across physical and logical access control environments.
“EyeLock is growing rapidly and has conducted a comprehensive search for the right manufacturing partner to support our growth and global distribution,” said Jim Demitrieus, Chief Executive Officer of EyeLock Inc. “Finding a domestic manufacturing partner was of the utmost importance to the company and MTI’s location will allow us to work closely with their engineers to continually improve upon our value proposition.”
The EyeLock suite of products is the only complete end-to-end iris-based identity authentication and access control solution on the market. The recently announced manufacturing agreement will enable EyeLock to scale volume and shorten production lead times while manufacturing more cost-effective solutions for its global customers.
“This manufacturing engagement confirms that American workers will continue a long tradition of producing truly game-changing technology. We’re proud to produce such innovative technology inside the United States of America,” continued Demitrieus. “From access control to secure logical identity authentication, our suite of solutions are deployed globally to transform the way in which identities are authenticated and protected. As EyeLock continues to rapidly expand, we actively seek partners that align with our vision and values for superior products, solutions and customer support. We are confident that MTI is an organization with proven expertise and we continue to be impressed with their strong leadership and integrity led by the senior management team.”
“Our years of experience and expertise in high-tech precision manufacturing align well with EyeLock’s requirements and we look forward to working closely together to help foster growth of this game changing technology throughout the U.S. and around the world,” said Pip Sivakumar, Chief Executive Officer, McDonald Technologies International.
About McDonald Technologies International
McDonald Technologies International is a full service contract manufacturing organization, providing integrated services that are fully customizable throughout the Design – Manufacturing – Logistics and Post Manufacturing Service Stages. Specializing and leading the EMS industry in RF, defense, medical, homeland security, commercial, industrial, petroleum, smart meters communications, computing and embedded device applications throughout North America.
With a history of technology leadership spanning more than 45 years, McDonald Technologies International manufactures state-of-the-art electronics systems for OEM’s. Our capabilities include, design services, final integration, printed circuit board assembly, cables, wiring harnesses, and material and logistics support services.
About EyeLock Inc.
EyeLock Inc. is a leading technology provider of iris-based identity management products and technology solutions. Transforming the way identities are authenticated and protected, the Company offers a broad suite of breakthrough solutions for the identity management, access control, border control and logical access sectors.
The proprietary, iris-based identity management solutions are cost-effective, scalable and easy-to-use iris recognition systems that operate while a person is in motion and at a distance. EyeLock delivers products and solutions where privacy, convenience and security are synonymous.
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