Consumer Biometric Product Line Utilizes World's Best Selling Silicon
MELBOURNE, Fla. and JERICHO, N.Y., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AuthenTec, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUTH), the world's leading provider of fingerprint sensors and solutions, and bioMETRX, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BMRX), a leading provider of biometrically secured consumer products, jointly announced today that bioMETRX has incorporated AuthenTec's AES2510 sensor into its smartTOUCH(TM) product line. bioMETRX's first product, the Master Lock(R) smartTOUCH(TM) garage door opener (GDO), has broken the "under $100.00" retail barrier, a first for any consumer access product featuring AuthenTec's sensor.
The smartTOUCH GDO(TM), sold as the Master Lock(R) smartTOUCH GDO(TM), retails for $97.00 and can be purchased at The Home Depot stores nationwide.
"We are delighted that bioMETRX has selected an AuthenTec sensor as an integral part of its proprietary architecture and mission to design and deliver cost effective, quality consumer biometric products. bioMETRX products simplify the lives of consumers by eliminating the need to remember PIN codes or fumble with keys when opening a door," said Larry Ciaccia, AuthenTec President. "The smartTOUCH GDO(TM) is another great example of the growing adoption of fingerprint sensors in mainstream consumer products that leverage the convenient security of our TruePrint(R)-based fingerprint sensors."
"Our company has spent years researching and testing all of the
competing fingerprint sensors to determine which one provides the most
reliability and cost efficiency for a consumer based product," commented
Mark Basile, Chief Executive Officer for bioMETRX, Inc. "Based on o
|SOURCE bioMETRX, Inc.|
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