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Iris recognition systems

Iris recognition systems measure the unique patterns of the iris to identify and authenticate a subject. The unique characteristics of the iris and low false acceptance/rejection rates are some of the benefits of using iris recognition systems. Iris recognition, a biometric access control technology, is a fast and non-intrusive method.

Iris recognition biometric capture process:

  1. Capturing the image of the eye.
  2. Defining the boundaries of the iris and optimising the image.
  3. Analysing and generating image data.
  4. Storing and comparing the image.
  5. During recognition, an image is taken, and pattern from this image is then matched to the stored pattern.

Advantages of iris recognition systems

  1. The smallest outlier population: In some cases even blind people have successfully used iris recognition, since the technology depends upon iris pattern and not sight.
  2. Exhibits long-term stability: The structure of the human iris is fixed from about the age of one and remains constant. Certain exceptions would be rare diseases, ophthalmologic surgical procedures or trauma wherein the iris structure could change. Due to this, re-enrolment is rarely required.
  3. Ideal for managing large databases: It’s the only biometric authentication technology developed to work in the 1-n or exhaustive search mode.
  4. Incomparable search speed: Its search mode speed is unmatched by any other technology.
  5. Intuitive user interface: Using this biometric access control technology is an intuitive experience, making it simple to use.
Iris recognition systems - Applications
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Iris recognition systems - News
Iris ID technology included in Ultra Electronics’ tactical information system for military application
7 June, 2017: Iris ID, a provider of iris biometric technology, announced its technology has been included in Ultra Electronics’ tactical information system for military applications. The Combat Apps Tactical System (CATS)...
INTERPOL World 2017 Congress promotes a unified approach to combat future crime
22 May, 2017: INTERPOL World 2017 is set to bring law enforcement agencies, government bodies, academia, security professionals and solution providers together over three days of networking and information exchange this...
Iris ID's biometric technology enhances security at Qatar’s Hamad International Airport
18 May, 2017: Biometric technology from Iris ID is helping passengers at Qatar’s Hamad International Airport to pass through self-service security e-gates in as little as 10 seconds. More than 865,000 passengers used the...

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EyeLock exhibits nano EXT iris-based identity authentication solution at ISC West 2017
25 April, 2017: EyeLock's technology delivers an unprecedented level of security with unmatched biometric accuracy EyeLock LLC, a provider of iris-based identity authentication solutions, announced it will be showcasing the nano EXT,...
Security Industry Association announces New Product Showcase award winners at ISC West 2017
5 April, 2017: The prestigious Judges' Choice Award was presented to Thermal Imaging Radar for Hydra CrucialTrak's Biometric Access Control System (BACS) took top honours as Best New Product in the SIA New Product...
MorphoTrak donates $1.5 million to West Virginia University for cloud based biometric research
14 March, 2017: MorphoCloud includes services for fingerprint and palmprint search and verification, as well as face recognition MorphoTrak, a key provider of biometric services to law enforcement and other agencies, will donate access...
University of Surrey develops ‘all in one’ user authentication technology
16 February, 2017: Pass∞ can be completely backward-compatible with existing computer system and could be added to all systems immediately The University of Surrey has developed an innovative ‘all in one’ password...
Physical, cyber and network security enable Recovery Point’s business continuity services
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Iris ID IrisAccess iCAM7000 identity authentication system selected by World Class Iceland
5 January, 2017: IrisAccess iCAM7000 identity authentication system has been installed in 12 locations of World Class Iceland Iris ID, a provider of iris biometric technology, announces that its IrisAccess iCAM7000 identity authentication...

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Iris ID identity recognition solution adopted by Qatar National Bank to authenticate customers
15 December, 2016: Iris Access is used by governments and major corporations around the world for access control Iris ID, a provider of iris biometric technology, announced Qatar National Bank (QNB) has begun using an Iris ID...

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