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2009-12-15 10:57:00

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics USA, Inc. announced today that the LG Iris Technology Division has been spun off from LG Electronics and is now operating as a new company, Iris ID Systems Inc., based in Cranbury, N.J. LG Iris has been active in the development of iris recognition since 1997, and the IrisAccess platform has become the most widely deployed iris recognition platform in the world. "The spin-off, which builds on the strength of LG Iris...

2009-12-15 09:29:00

BAYTOWN, Texas, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- TechRadium's patented IRIS technology - Immediate Response Information System - has been used successfully by the Goose Creek Independent School District when an escaped convict caused the lockdown of four public schools. Police in Baytown, near Houston, ordered the lockdown when a dangerous 49-year-old convict escaped while being transported to a state correctional facility. As the manhunt began, IRIS broadcast its first message to all faculty...

2009-11-23 13:00:00

IRIS Technology Could Enhance Military Communications CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A space-tolerant router designed by Cisco, the leading supplier of networking equipment and network management for the Internet, flew into orbit today aboard a satellite of Intelsat, Ltd., the world's leading provider of fixed satellite services. The payload, on the Intelsat 14 satellite, is a demonstration of Internet Routing in Space (IRIS) for the U.S. military, which is...

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2009-11-04 09:12:23

The eyes may be the mirror to the soul, but the iris reveals a person's true identity"”its intricate structure constitutes a powerful biometric. A new report by computer scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) demonstrates that iris recognition algorithms can maintain their accuracy and interoperability with compact images, affirming their potential for large-scale identity management applications such as the federal Personal Identity Verification...

2009-10-02 08:47:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- IriTech, Inc., a leading provider of iris-based biometric identification technology, products and services, is identified in the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) IREX 2008 test as providing superior performance with operational iris images. NIST's results show IriTech's patented iris recognition algorithms outperforming the competition on many factors critical for successful operation. The report addresses several factors critical...

2009-09-29 05:00:00

VILNIUS, Lithuania, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has judged Neurotechnology (http://www.neurotechnology.com) as the provider of one of the most reliably accurate iris recognition algorithms in a test of leading providers. The NIST Iris Exchange (IREX) Evaluation judged eighteen state-of-the-art algorithms from ten different providers and found VeriEye 2.1 to be in the top three for accuracy and, of the top three, the fastest...

2009-09-09 09:05:00

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Lee Byung-hun who has glamorously become a world star beyond a Korean Wave star through "G.I. Joe - The Rise of Cobra," a recently opened Hollywood action movie, appeared before fans at the "Iris" drama showcase event prepared as a special event of the Third Chungmuro International Film Festival (CHIFFS) that was held at the Cheonggyecheon Main Plaza in the afternoon of August 31. At the "Iris" showcase event held that day, highlights of the...

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2009-08-27 20:58:08

Kate Winslet has signed on to narrate the English-language version of the The Sunshine Boy, an Icelandic documentary about autism. Winslet, an Oscar winner and mother of two young children, has starred in the films Sense and Sensibility, Titanic, Iris, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and The Reader. The BBC said she will lend her voice to the documentary, which was directed by Fridrik Thor Fridriksson. It is about Margret Dagmar Ericsdottir's struggle to understand her severely...

2009-07-27 04:00:00

CORONA, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- CEO/President Lane Rankin has announced the launch of Illuminate Education, Inc. to provide next generation web-based software and services to the K-12 market. The former founder of Achieve Data Solutions (ADS) and its products DataDirector, Iris(TM) and Focus(TM), Rankin further announced the repurchase of Iris and Focus from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. ADS was sold to Harcourt Education in 2007, which in turn was acquired by Houghton Mifflin later...

2009-06-08 06:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan selected LG Electronics, Iris Technology Division (LG IRIS) as the recipient of its 2009 Global Iris Recognition Biometrics Market Customer Value Leadership of the Year Award. The 2009 Frost & Sullivan Customer Value Leadership of the Year Award is presented to LG IRIS for its accomplishments in successfully propagating a value-based biometric solution that is cost-effective, superior-performing, and yields measurable...


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2005-06-08 20:47:33

Iris is a genus of flowering plants with showy flowers ranging in color from gold, copper-red or yellow to white, blue, blue-violet, lavender, tan, maroon and purple. Pink and apricot colored irises have also been bred in some species. The name "Iris" can be applied to the genus or to any of the species within it. It is also applied to various subdivisions within the genus. Description There are many species of iris widely distributed throughout the northern temperate zone. Their...

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