VOXX Enters Identity Authentication Category at CES
Citing a strategy of pursuit of “organic growth in directions that will create new distribution channels and expand our footprint,” VOXX Electronics Corp. president Tom Malone announced the company’s partnership with the iris-identity-authentication solutions provider EyeLock, which will result in the sale to the consumer and enterprise markets of the myris USB-enabled iris identity authenticator. How myris works is that it converts an individual’s iris patterns to a code unique to that person, then matches that code to the individual’s eyes to grant access to devices and digital platforms.
Malone said the device, which offers easy setup and user-friendliness, will eliminate the necessity of keeping track of passwords, due to iris identification’s high level of reliability as a way to thwart security breaches and identity theft. He said that with iris identification technology, there is a one in two trillion chance statistically of the likelihood of a false match.
The device will plug into a USB-compatible device and provides security for up to five users; it is compatible with Windows, iOS and Chrome devices.