Frost & Sullivan Recognizes AOptix Technologies for its Pioneering Contribution to Security through Noninvasive Biometrics

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. , Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the noninvasive biometrics market, Frost & Sullivan presents AOptix Technologies Inc. with the 2008 North American Award for Technology Innovation in recognition of its...


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About AOptix Technologies Inc.

AOptix Technologies was formed in 2000 by a group of scientists from the Center for Adaptive Optics at the University of Hawaii who have years of technical expertise in the field of adaptive optics. The company applies adaptive optics technology to the fields of Free Space Optical Communications and biometric identification. It is involved in developing advanced optical solutions to serve the needs of both government and commercial sectors. The company holds several patents in the field of adaptive optics, with further innovations that are patent pending.

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