Cranbury, NJ, USA and Seoul Korea Jan 12, 2015 – The prestigious Government Security News publication has announced Iris ID as a Winner of 2014 Homeland Security Award.
IRIS ID is very pleased to announce that it has been named Winner of the Homeland Security Award as the Best Biometric Identification Solution Provider in the category of Physical Security Products and Solutions for its IrisAccess® and iData® series of IRIS Recognition Access Control and Identification hardware and software products.
In a comment on this award, Adrian Courtenay, GSN Managing Partner and CEO said, “IRIS ID has proven itself to be a standout leader in IRIS-based ID Authentication, with products that provide high integrity mass enrollment applications, physical access security airports, national ID programs, secure border crossings, data centers, biometric labs, HAZMAT environments and other critical infrastructure applications.”
The awards winners in the program, according to the GSN announcement, were selected by a blue ribbon panel of security experts that included Xerox Vice President of Homeland Security Chuck Brooks; Ralston MacDonnell, CEO of the engineering, consulting and training firm MacDonnell Group in Halifax, Nova Scotia; and Janice Kephart, a subject matter expert in Access Control and Identification, Immigration and Border Security and other sectors of Homeland Security, who also founded the Secure Identity and Biometrics Association.
“We are proud to be selected as winner of two GSN Awards in 2014 for Best Biometric Identification / Authentication Facility in Airport, Seaport and Border Security Awards Program and Best Biometric Identification Solution Provider of Physical Security Products and Solutions for Homeland Security Award Program. These two awards endorse the strength of our product line in the security market and our strategic vision for innovation, while serving our customers needs in a dynamically changing security landscape,” said Charles Koo, CEO of IRIS ID. “At IRIS ID, we strive to enable greater adoption of IRIS recognition across multiple sectors by leveraging the accuracy and non-contact nature of iris biometrics in application of mobility, identity management and cloud capabilities to best address our customer’s evolving requirements.”

About Iris ID Systems

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 in 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- and face-based authentication than to all other iris recognition products combined. To find out more about Iris ID visit

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