WALL, N.J., Jan. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BIO-key International, Inc. (NASDAQ:BKYI), an innovative provider of biometric software and hardware systems and consumer products, will be demonstrating its complete line of TouchLock products in all their various shapes, sizes and functionalities at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES), January 9th – 12th in Las Vegas, Nevada (Sands Expo, Family Tech, Booth #43773).

Introducing TouchLock Pro and TouchLock Bike
BIO-key will be introducing two new TouchLock products.  TouchLock Pro™ is the first Biometric and Bluetooth enabled heavy-duty padlock, designed to replace traditional padlocks requiring a key or combination.  The company is also debuting TouchLock Bike™ a heavy duty, flexible cable lock providing security and convenience for bikers on the go. TouchLock Bike is available in three variations: fingerprint enabled, Bluetooth enabled, or the Pro series which includes both options.

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BIO-key will also showcase other Biometric padlocks in its TouchLock series; TouchLock BT XL is a heavy-duty Bluetooth lock ideal for securing both indoor and outdoor cabinets, sheds, storage units and lockers; TouchLock TSA designed for travelers, and the compact TouchLock Designer Series available in various stylish colors and patterns and ideal for securing your backpack, laptop bag, purse, or gym locker.

BIO-key will also be demonstrating its compact fingerprint reader line featuring a variety of formats that have been tested and qualified by Microsoft to support the Windows Hello biometric sign-in platform.

“BIO-key is bringing the security and convenience of biometric authentication, relied upon by millions of smart phone and tablet users each day, to our rapidly expanding line of consumer products,” stated Mike DePasquale, Chairman & CEO, BIO-key. “Nothing can match the ease, security and convenience of biometric or Bluetooth enabled identification, and now it's built into our TouchLock Pro and TouchLock Bike solutions developed over the past year and now debuting next week at CES.”

About BIO-key International, Inc. (www.bio-key.com)
BIO-key is revolutionizing authentication with biometric solutions that enable convenient and secure access to information and high-stakes transactions. We offer alternatives to passwords, PINs, tokens, and cards to make it easy for enterprises and consumers to secure their devices as well as information in the cloud. Our premium finger scanning devices, including SideSwipe, SideTouch, EcoID and SidePass, offer market-leading quality, performance and price. BIO-key is now bringing the power and ease of use of biometric technology to its TouchLock line of biometric and Bluetooth enabled padlocks – thereby providing even more ways to BIO-key your world!

BIO-key Safe Harbor Statement
All statements contained in this press release other than statements of historical facts are "forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the "Act"). The words "estimate," "project," "intends," "expects," "anticipates," "believes" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are made based on management's beliefs, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management pursuant to the "safe-harbor" provisions of the Act. These statements are not guarantees of future performance or events and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those included within or implied by such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, our history of losses and limited revenue, our ability to develop new products and evolve existing ones, market acceptance of biometric solutions generally and our specific offerings, our ability to expand into the Asian market, the impact on our business of the past financial crisis in the global capital markets, and our ability to attract and retain key personnel.  For a more complete description of these and other risk factors that may affect the future performance of BIO-key International, Inc., see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 and its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. The Company undertakes no obligation to disclose any revision to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date made.

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