Argus Solutions, the provider of the iris scanning equipment in one of NSW’s largest correctional centres at Silverwater won more than $A20,000 in prizes after being named winner of the state government sponsored award.

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NSW Treasurer and Minister for State Development Michael Egan said that Milsons’ Point-based Argus Solutions’ technology used a video image of a person’s iris to quickly and accurately determine their identity, eliminating the need for security cards, passwords and PIN numbers.

“Argus Solutions has completed a successful border control trial with the Singapore Government and is now pursuing further opportunities for export sales in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />Singapore, the U.S., the UK, China, Malaysia and the Middle East.”