COMPANY PRESS RELEASE: At Biometrics 2001, the premier biometrics conference and exhibition, Securicor Information Systems (SIS) signed an agreement with Iridian Technologies SA (Iridian) to enhance its range of biometric security solutions.
Iridian is a leading biometrics company and exclusive developer of iris recognition technology. SIS is a leader in systems integration, providing biometric Identification Solutions using cutting-edge identification technologies.
Iris recognition, which captures images of the eye from a comfortable distance using video technology, is fast and extremely accurate. Being non-invasive, it is suitable for use in physical access security and a variety of walk-up applications such as airline check-in.
Jason Brickell, Technical Director of SIS commented, The signing of this agreement with Iridian represents another significant step in the launch of our Digital Security initiative. According to Thomas Ernst, President and CEO of Iridian SIS is uniquely placed to provide consultancy and integration of the latest biometrics technologies to deliver highly secure solutions. This capability will make SIS a leading player in Biometrics.
Securicor Information Systems launched its biometrics security business in October 2001, building on its communications and IT systems integration expertise in delivering mission-critical systems to the UK Public Safety market. Today’s agreement reinforces its determination to be a leading player in the rapidly growing biometrics security market.