PLYMOUTH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biometric Intelligence & Identification Technologies (BI2 Technologies) of Plymouth, Massachusetts announced today that Popular Science magazine named the company’s Mobile Offender Recognition and Identification System (MORIS™) as one of the best innovations of 2010.
In its “Best of What’s New” awards edition for 2010, Popular Science included MORIS™ among the “100 innovations that indicate where technology is headed in the future.”
“For 23 years, Popular Science has honored the innovations that surprise and amaze us − those that make a positive impact on our world today and challenge our views of what’s possible in the future,” said Mark Jannot, Editor-in-Chief of Popular Science. “The Best of What’s New Award is the magazine’s top honor, and the 100 winners − chosen from among thousands of entrants − represent the highest level of achievement in their fields.”
Sean G. Mullin, president and CEO of BI2 Technologies said, “Popular Science is recognized worldwide as the best source for insight into the future of science and technology. We are honored that Popular Science recognized MORIS™ as one of the top 100 innovations of 2010. MORIS™ is the future of mobile, wireless, multi-modal biometric identification technologies. MORIS™ combines iris, facial and fingerprint biometric identification capabilities on Apple’s exceptional iPhone platform.”
Mullin concluded, “As a leading provider of biometric identification technologies to federal, state and local law enforcement, this award recognizes not only the innovation that MORIS™ represents, it’s a forecast of the future of truly mobile and wireless biometric identification. MORIS™ combines the strength of each biometric to ensure law enforcement has the accurate and timely information they need to better protect the public.”