How they describe themselves: The Hoyos Corporation was founded by Hector Hoyos and Dr. Keith Hanna, and is the world leader in iris identity solutions. Over the past five years, Hoyos has amassed a broad IP and patent portfolio by developing a revolutionary suite of hardware, software and services that utilize proprietary iris biometric technologies. The company has tested and deployed solutions across the identity protection, fraud prevention, personal privacy, financial services, border solutions and child protection sectors. The Hoyos Corporation has worked closely with leaders in the public and private sector by helping governments and businesses overcome the everyday challenges of identity management.
How they describe their product/innovation: EyeLock is the first and only personal, mobile identification management product and platform solution making use of iris biometrics. EyeLock is the most advanced, cost effective, efficient and scalable solution in the market. Just like a flash drive, EyeLock simply connects to a computer and scans the user’s iris in order to grant secure login. EyeLock provides the most reliable secure authentication on everyday activities, such as banking center access, online banking, online transactions, wire transfers, etc. By utilizing the individual’s iris instead of passwords and pin numbers, EyeLock will directly eradicate data privacy issues, identity theft, fraud, and even assist in counter terrorism efforts.