Biometric trigger lock, Indentilock, now shipping overseas

The Identilock offers a biometric finger locking system to protect the trigger area. (Photo: Identilock)

Billed as the world’s first biometric finger trigger lock, the Identilock is now on its way to overseas consumers providing an option to prevent unauthorized persons from accessing a personal firearm.

The Identilock is available for popular firearms such as Glock, Smith & Wesson M&P and M&P Shield, and the Sig Sauer P229. Also listed are 1911 models from Smith & Wesson, Remington, Colt, Ruger, Springfield Armory, Kimber, Ed Brown and Sig Sauer.

The device works by utilizing an advanced version of smartphone technology paired with a locking mechanism powered by a shape metal alloy. The system allows users to log up to three authorized profiles, including a master profile that can disable other profiles, so gun owners can prevent unauthorized persons from accessing the trigger area of their gun. The unit releases in 0.3 seconds when a verified user scans a finger or with a key as a secondary backup.

The Identilock comes with a backup key as a secondary unlocking method.(Photo: Identilock)

“Firearm safety is not just a concern in our country, but worldwide,” Omer Kiyani, founder and CEO of Identilock, said in a press release. “I wanted to make our innovative biometric fingerprint trigger lock available to any responsible gun owner across the globe.”

Shipping via USPS or DHL, countries with a Free Trade Act will see no import tax on the product while those under a Most Favored Nation agreement will see only a 2.6-percent tax. Consumers will be responsible for paying any associated fees or taxes.

Indentilock retails for $239.

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