AOptix opens new Singapore office

Biometric solutions provider responds to strong demand for its products in the Asia Pacific region


Campbell, California – January 16, 2012 – AOptix Technologies, Inc., (AOptix), a leading developer of advanced biometrics-based identity solutions, today announced the opening of their latest sales office in the Republic of Singapore. Led by Anthony Hay, Director of Asia Pacific Sales, AOptix will serve their Asia Pacific customers from this new office central to India, Malaysia, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Australia and New Zealand.

"With the growing interest in securing airports and borders in the Asia Pacific region, the Singapore office is an important element of our global sales and support strategy" says Dale Bastian, Vice President of Sales for AOptix. "Anthony Hay brings a tremendous amount of experience in this industry from his recent positions with Daon and NEC."

Providing thousands of conclusive identity checks every day at airports and borders around the world, the AOpitx InSight is uniquely well suited to biometric e-Gates where speed, accuracy, and consistency of operation are critical. And, as it is fully automated, the InSight is simple and intuitive even for non-technical or non-acclimated users. These capabilities enable future-facing applications such as registered traveler programs for expedited immigration, trusted traveler programs for airport security checkpoints, and automated boarding pass authentication.

AOptix offers a growing family of biometric products, including the InSight Duo, the world's first biometric system with simultaneous ISO standards-compliant iris and face capture. Positioned to meet the high throughput requirements of border and aviation security while providing a superior user experience, the InSight Duo delivers effortless iris and face capture within seconds from a distance of 2 meters. Attendees of Airport Security Asia 2012, will see a demonstration of InSight Duo at the AOptix booth, February 27-28 at the Prince Hotel & Residence, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.