EyeLock LLC, a leader of iris recognition-based identity authentication solutions, announced today that it has secured a distribution agreement with Iris Scanners Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (“IrisScanners”) of India.
This new partnership leverages IrisScanners extensive distribution network in India for biometric access control solutions. In addition, it strategically targets emerging technology-based companies that have a strong desire to add user friendly, touchless, and cost-effective iris biometric products to their systems.
The scope of this agreement will give IrisScanners distribution rights for the entire Eyelock product line, including its latest iXT iris identity unit and its new logical access product, EyeLock ID®. Although the agreement’s main area of focus will be India, it allows IrisScanners to provide EyeLock’s products globally when the primary customers operation is based in India.
“Our partnership with IrisScanners will position EyeLock as the biometric market leader of choice in the Indian market. This agreement will provide new revenue streams for EyeLock where demand for our technology in India is high,” said Jeff Carter, CEO of EyeLock.
He added, “IrisScanners proven history to engage at all levels in all verticals in India will give EyeLock an immediate strong position and is a perfect addition to EyeLock’s extensive global distribution channel.”
Touch based biometric modalities like fingerprint have suffered greatly because of the pandemic. It comes as no surprise that touchless and hygienic modalities like iris have a seen a significant surge in popularity in areas like healthcare, border control, enterprise and other workforce management and access control applications.
Governments and large-scale commercial businesses around the world are placing touchless biometrics at the center of their security systems.
The pandemic is already causing other chain reactions on the privacy data protection front, putting additional pressure on citizen rights and related legislation with a greater need for privacy friendly solutions, like iris. EyeLock is evolving its business approach to meet these current and evolving requirements.
“We are very pleased to have access to the EyeLock brand which will enable us to meet the strong need for this technology in India. Our long-term success in the biometric and physical security solutions market requires very visible brands with proven hardware and software solutions. Being able to offer Eyelock to our vast customer base will have a very positive impact on our future success”, said Ronak Jani, Managing Director of IrisScanners.