EyeLock and ViaTouch Media Form Strategic Partnership to Bring to Market, the First Auto-Retail Vending Solution Enabled by Art

EyeLock and ViaTouch Media Form Strategic Partnership to Bring to Market, the
    First Auto-Retail Vending Solution Enabled by Artificial Intelligence
                   Embedding Iris Authentication Technology

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2017

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- EyeLock LLC, a leader of iris-based
identity authentication solutions and a majority-owned subsidiary of VOXX
International Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX), and ViaTouch Media today announced
the integration of EyeLock's embedded iris recognition technology into
ViaTouch's ground-breaking Auto-Retail solution that is designed to change the
landscape of consumer purchasing in the most secure manner possible.

"This new partnership with ViaTouch is a major breakthrough for EyeLock," said
Jim Demitrieus, CEO of EyeLock. "For years, we have been investing in our IP
portfolio, working with industry leaders in technology and across a diverse
set of industries to introduce a portfolio of embedded products. This win is
indicative of the many potential commercialized applications for iris
authentication. The ViaTouch partnership underscores an innovative approach to
protecting consumer identity and transaction security."

ViaTouch Media was formed four years ago with a goal of creating innovative
business solutions utilizing artificial intelligence and other contemporary
technologies to improve the consumer goods shopping experience. After rigorous
R&D initiatives, the Company launched LISA™, dubbed a high-tech vending
machine but so much more. LISA, which stands for Luxury Interactive Smart
Shelves was first introduced in June 2016 at Hightech with First Data. This
real-time, interactive media solution was designed to customize interaction
between consumers and technology to drive a better consumer engagement.

From LISA, Vicki™ (ViaTouch Intellishelf Cognitive Kinetic Interactions) was
born utilizing artificial intelligence to bring the consumer experience more
in line with today's smartphone! Vicki recognizes and authenticates a
consumer, gets to know their preferences and then acts upon them, serving as a
virtual clerk. Vicki engages with consumers, talks to them and delivers
loyalty programs, discounts and other incentives all through real-time,
interactive media and artificial intelligence technology. Vicki is equipped
with smart shelves that know what products consumers look at, what they
take/put back and view on display, and communicates with consumers via
directional speakers so conversations are only between the machine and

Now, through this strategic partnership with EyeLock, Vicki will provide
consumers with the easiest and safest authentication process, as EyeLock's
iris authentication technology will be embedded into the machine itself.
Furthermore, with EyeLock's embedded technology, consumers and businesses will
have an easy-to-use and fast experience, and will rest easy knowing their
transactions will be secure as the embedded technology will be integrated and
operable with First Data online payment networks. Machines utilizing EyeLock's
innovative solutions will be available in early Q2 of 2018. "ViaTouch is proud
to innovate with EyeLock and First Data to create the most secure AI iris
authentication self-checkout payment solution in the world," said Tom Murn,
CEO of ViaTouch Media.

EyeLock's technology provides an unprecedented level of convenience and
security with unmatched biometric accuracy, making it the most proven way to
authenticate identity aside from DNA. EyeLock's proprietary iris
authentication technology looks at more than 240 unique iris characteristics
and provides a fast, user-friendly experience. EyeLock is one of the only
companies in the world to utilize dual-eye authentication. The Company's
approach provides maximum flexibility by offering designs that have either,
on-board or host-based processing and illumination. Algorithm performance
capabilities for speed and accuracy have been validated by Novetta, a leader
in advanced analytics technology and independent biometric testing, as
unmatched in the market. EyeLock's reference designs have working distances of
up to 60 cm with a false accept rate of 1 in 1.5 million for single eye
authentication and a false reject rate of less than 1%.

Vicki will be available in January 2018. The initial group of machines will be
strategically placed in select Universities, Apple Stores (for employee use),
Hotels, Hospitals and a few select retail partners to be announced at a later
date. ViaTouch will be unveiling Vicki this Thursday evening, November 16, at
The Freedom Tower in New York City to a group of customers, partners and
potential investors.

Vicki will also be showcased by EyeLock in the VOXX International Corporation
booth at the 2018 International Consumer Electronics Show, held in Las Vegas,
NV on January 9-12, 2018.

About EyeLock
EyeLock LLC, a majority owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corporation
(NASDAQ: VOXX), is an acknowledged leader in advanced iris authentication for
the Internet of Things (IoT), providing the highest level of security with
EyeLock ID™ technology. Iris authentication is highly secure because no two
irises are alike and the iris is the most accurate human identifier other than
DNA. The company's significant IP portfolio, including more than 100 patents
and patents pending, and proprietary technology enables the convenient and
secure authentication of individuals across physical and logical environments.
EyeLock's solutions have been integrated and embedded across consumer and
enterprise products and platforms, eliminating the need for PINs and
passwords. Corporations across the Fortune 500 recognize the level of security
EyeLock provides due in part to its extremely low false acceptance rate, ease
of use, and scalability. As a sponsor member of the FIDO (Fast IDentity
Online) Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a safer and
more secure digital presence for consumers, EyeLock is dedicated to advancing
digital privacy and next generation security. For more information, please
visit www.eyelock.com.

About ViaTouch Media
ViaTouch Media Inc. is a privately-owned company focused on transforming the
retail industry by developing Vicki, the first artificial intelligence, online
self-inventory, media delivery IoT device at the point of sale. Once your
identity and payment mechanism is validated via credit card, eye or thumb
biometrics connected to a "getVicki" account, you are able to open the door
and browse. Vicki connects the store to the internet by providing instant
information on products via AI & directed sound so she won't disturb others
while she is talking to you. Once a final product selection is made, Vicki
will display the selection and price through patented shelf load sensor
technology. Once the door is closed with the selection, your purchase is
complete. Additional ground-breaking technology called Apple VAS (Value Added
Services) will be enabled in the future by First Data and Worldnet. For more
information, please visit www.viatouchmedia.com.

Glenn Wiener
GW Communications
Tel: 212-786-6011
Email: gwiener@GWCco.com

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