Iris ID Systems is formerly LG Electronics Iris Technology Division. LG Iris was established in the United States in 2002, providing global management responsibility and overall direction for strategy, product development, marketing, sales and distribution of the Company’s iris recognition technology products.
The US unit, with offices in Englewood Cliffs and Cranbury, New Jersey, works closely with LG ELITE, the Company’s Korean-based center for innovation, research and development. Today the efforts of these business groups are focused on new product development with the introduction of the LG IrisAccess 4000 series the newest 3rd generation solution, while continuing to support the second generation LG IrisAccess 3000 range – a proven IrisAccess platform, which through lab testing and real-world use, has set standards for accuracy, speed and user convenience, as well as integration versatility.
LG Electronics’ roots as an electronics industry leader trace back to 1958. Today, a leading manufacturer of digital and electronics products, and world leader in monitor technology and optical disc drives, LG has also established itself on the leading edge of biometric authentication employing iris recognition – a technology generally accepted as the most accurate of all biometric identification methods.
LG’s involvement in iris recognition technology dates back to 1997. Since then, the Company has designed, tested and deployed three generations of its world-leading IrisAccess iris recognition platform on a commercial scale.
Iris ID, Inc. formed in spin-off of LG Electronics Iris Technology Division in 2009.