Press Release
Date : 10/26/2010
Iris ID iCAM4000 iris camera is a key component of new iris recognition platform in company’s Biometric Enrollment Station Kiosk introduced at MILIPOL Qatar 2010

Cranbury, NJ, USA, and Seoul, Korea – October 26, 2010 – Iris ID Systems Inc., formerly LG Electronics, Iris Technology Division, a leading provider of iris biometric technology, announced today that in conjunction with the Ministry of Interior, State of Qatar, it is demonstrating at MILIPOL Qatar 2010 a production Biometric Enrollment Station Kiosk equipped with its iCAM4000 iris camera to facilitate identity management for the citizens of Qatar.  The new Iris ID’s non-contact iris recognition platforms delivered to the Ministry of Interior will provide the government biometrically-enabled information that will be used to deliver accurate and significantly improved government e-services to citizens and residents who apply for Passports, National ID cards, Resident ID Cards, and for many other services in the near future. 

Brigadier Saleh Khamis Ghanim Al-Kubais, Director IT Ministry of Interior, State of Qatar, said, "Our Identity Management solution for the citizens is second to none in the region, and we will continue to implement new technology that enhances our ability to provide efficient services to the citizens and residents of Qatar.”

Charles Koo, President and CEO of Iris ID Systems Inc. said, "We are very proud and excited to be part of the implementation of iris technology on the national level.  The State of Qatar program is a strategic implementation for Iris ID in the region.  Qatar is an important nation in the Middle East that is not just focused on the identity management concerns of its citizens today, but also on setting new standards of e-government.”

The introduction of the IrisAccess 2200 system in 1999 was followed by the introduction of IrisAccess 3000, IrisAccess 4000, and iCAMTD100 series products in 2001 and 2010 respectively.  These new platforms represented significant improvements from the perspective of hardware design, optics, ease of use, and many security-related performance aspects.  Today, Iris ID’s IrisAccess™ platform is found on 6 continents, in thousands of locations authenticating the identities of millions and millions of persons in both private and public sector applications.  

Iris ID has introduced a series of software technology and development environment improvements with the addition IrisAccelerator™, a high-speed iris matching engine solution to meet large scale authentication requirements.  Iris ID has continued to make significant improvements iris recognition matching, template generation and image processing algorithms.  The current algorithm technology provided by Iris ID delivers best of the industries iris recognition development platform.


About Iris ID Systems Inc.
Iris ID Systems Inc., formerly a division of LG Electronics USA known as LG IRIS, has been active in iris recognition research, development and production since 1997. Today U.S.-based Iris ID Systems is a proven global leader in the iris recognition market. IrisAccess™ is the world’s most widely deployed iris recognition platform, used in thousands of locations authenticating the identities of millions of people. More people look to IrisAccess™ for iris-based authentication than to all other iris recognition products combined. To find out more about Iris ID, visit www.irisid.com.
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