For the first time, the limitations of subject acceptance with conventional systems are overcome, which should permit wide deployment of iris recognition in many emerging applications worldwide.
CAMPBELL, Calif. (PRWEB) October 13, 2008
Conventional iris imagers require subjects to accurately position their eyes by moving into close proximity to the iris image capturing device. This is often difficult, especially for new users of iris biometrics. The AOptix adaptive optics technology overcomes this drawback, allowing for very easy, almost effortless subject participation. The system fully automates the process of finding the subject's eye and capturing properly focused and centered images on all subjects. The subject merely needs to step into a very large capture zone of nearly 1 cubic meter, and simply look at the imager.
"The AOptix iris imager fundamentally changes the human factors and usability paradigm for iris recognition, which is considered by many experts to offer the greatest potential for large scale, high accuracy biometric identification," stated Phil Tusa, VP, Biometric Programs at AOptix. "For the first time, the limitations of subject acceptance with conventional systems are overcome, which should permit wide deployment of iris recognition in many emerging applications worldwide."
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About the Company
AOptix Technologies is a privately funded company founded in 2000. With core technology expertise in the application of advanced adaptive optics, they develop free space optical communications and biometrics based identification solutions for both government and commercial markets. For additional information, please see http://www.aoptix.com.