Innovative Product Now Available Exclusively in the U.S at The Home Depot
JERICHO, N.Y. and OAK CREEK, Wis., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — bioMETRX Inc., (BULLETIN BOARD: BMRX) a leading developer of consumer finger-activated products, and Master Lock Company LLC, a leader in security products, jointly announced the availability of the Master Lock smartTOUCH garage door opener at retail locations. The innovative garage door opener that recognizes its users through the simple touch of a finger is now available exclusively at The Home Depot(R) stores.
“We are pleased that the rollout of this innovative garage door opener through The Home Depot is going smoothly. The national rollout to more than 1,900 U.S. Home Depot stores represents the largest and widest distribution of a consumer biometric product in the United States,” noted Mark Basile, CEO at bioMETRX.
“The Master Lock smartTOUCH Garage Door Opener is an innovative and exciting product that offers consumers the convenience of opening their garage door without keys, remotes or keypads,” commented Steve Hedlund, vice president of Growth & Innovation for Master Lock.
The Master Lock smartTOUCH Garage Door Opener is the first and only universal garage door opener that recognizes its user by simply touching the device. The product works with most automatic garage door openers, such as Craftsman(R), Genie(R), Marantec(R), Wayne Dalton(R) and others. It installs in a few minutes and programs in a few seconds. The product can be used by consumers of all ages, and it can recognize up to 20 different users that can be deleted when necessary.
About bioMETRX, Inc.
bioMETRX, Inc. is rapidly becoming the leader in designing and bringing to market, practical, secure, everyday consumer biometric products for the garage door, door hardware, HVAC, home security, automotive and portable lock markets. Utilizing its proprietary technology, the “powered by smartTOUCH(TM)” platform, bioMETRX has developed an entire family of products so smart, they recognize you. The company’s product line is branded under the trade name smartTOUCH(TM).
For more information on bioMETRX and/or the company’s smartTOUCH line of products, including the Master Lock smartTOUCH garage door opener, visit the Company’s Web site at http://www.biometrx.net/.
About Master Lock
Master Lock Company, L.L.C. is the world’s largest manufacturer of padlocks and related security products, providing innovative security solutions for home, automotive, campus, power sports, bike, and storage security needs for consumers and contractors alike. Master Lock is part of Fortune Brands, Inc. (NYSE:FO) , a leading consumer brands company with annual sales exceeding $8 billion.
For more information on Master Lock and its award winning line of consumer security products, please visit www.masterlock.com.
About The Home Depot
The Home Depot(R) is the world’s largest home improvement specialty retailer, with 2,212 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, 10 Canadian provinces, Mexico and China. In fiscal 2006, The Home Depot had sales from continuing operations of $79.0 billion and earnings from continuing operations of $5.3 billion. The Company employs approximately 350,000 associates. The Home Depot’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:HD) and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 index.
Safe Harbor Statement: Forward-looking statements in this release with respect to bioMETRX’s business, financial condition and results of operations, as well as matters of timing and the prospective terms of the transaction described are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, certain delays beyond bioMETRX’s control with respect to market acceptance of their technology and/or products, whether financing will be available, the effect of the application of acquisition accounting policies as well as certain other risk factors which are and may be detailed from time to time in bioMETRX’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.