IAUS Files Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against IBM, Microsoft, and Others
SALEM, UTAH- IAUS enlisted the help of independent experts to examine its automated biometric identification patent, U.S. Patent No. 5,598,474, relative to other biometric technologies. IAUS has recently instituted patent infringement lawsuits against a number of companies- including Microsoft, IBM, and others -for allegedly violating IAUSís automated biometric identification patent.
IAUS is a pioneer in automated biometric identification. In addition to U.S. Patent No. 5,598,474 and related international patents, the company has three other U.S. Patents, U.S. Patent No. 6,191,410, U.S. Patent No. 6,255,641, and U.S. Patent No. 6,444,969 for fingerprint sensing technology. IAUS technology provides for sensing a biometric feature - fingerprint, hand, retina, etc. - and generating a digital code that represents unique characteristics of the biometric feature. The code can be stored in a relatively small file which can fit onto the magnetic stripe of a credit or debit card. The code can be used to identify an individual in a security or commercial transaction setting.
The global biometric industry is estimated to reach $5.7 billion by 2010. The cumulative losses from identity theft rose from an estimated $221 billion in 2003 to an almost $2 trillion in 2005.
About International Automated Systems, Inc. (www.iaus.com; IAUS:OB) Founded in 1988, International Automated Systems, Inc., develops high-technology products for diverse markets such as energy production, wireless communications, consumer purchasing and financial transactions. The company, founded by a former AT&T communications engineer, is based in Salem, Utah.
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