- Agreement marks VerifyMe’s entry into anti-counterfeiting for the medical device industry
- Revolutionary Custom Mouthguard Company adds Consumer Protection Features
NEW YORK, March 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VerifyMe, Inc. (OTCBB:VRME), a pioneer in patented physical, cyber and biometric technology solutions that prevent identity theft, counterfeiting and fraud, today announced it has finalized an agreement to provide its proprietary anti-counterfeit features for GuardLab, Inc.’s products and packaging. GuardLab is a custom mouthguard company using 3D scanning and printing technologies to provide athletes with the most custom fit and protection available for their teeth and gums. The two companies expect VerifyMe’s authentication technology to be incorporated into GuardLab products before the second quarter of 2016. This agreement marks VerifyMe’s first partnership with a medical device manufacturer.
“VerifyMe is proud to offer the first consumer safety and protection solutions that allow anybody to authenticate whether the product they’ve received is genuine or fake,” said Paul Donfried, Chief Executive Officer of VerifyMe. “GuardLab has incredibly advanced technology to help protect their customers and enhance their performance. They want those customers to have no doubt about the authenticity of their mouthguards, and we’re very proud they’ve chosen our solutions,” Mr. Donfried continued.
“At GuardLab we focus on ensuring our product is the best available and our customers deserve to know their purchase is genuine. VerifyMe allows us to do that simply and effectively,” said Aidan Butler, Chief Executive Officer of GuardLab.
Americans spent $81 million on mouthguards in the U.S. in 2014, according to Statistica. VerifyMe’s anti-counterfeiting technologies can be applied to the broader $321 billion medical device industry.
VerifyMe is able to individually design each unique anti-counterfeiting solution at a cost, quality and speed that disrupts the anti-counterfeiting industry. The VerifyMe solution utilizes unique security inks combined with advanced digital printing technology to deliver a consumer level anti-counterfeiting feature that doesn’t require any specialized detection equipment.
VerifyMe solutions provide consumer safety and protection that can be widely used across many industries including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, nutritional supplements, baby products, cosmetics and automotive parts to name a few.
About VerifyMe, Inc.
VerifyMe is a high-tech solutions company in the field of authenticating products and people. VerifyMe's physical technology authenticates products, documents and currency with a suite of proprietary security inks and pigments. The company's digital technology authenticates people by performing strong, multi-factor verification via its patented digital platform. To learn more, visit www.verifyme.com.
About GuardLab, Inc.
GuardLab, Inc. is a revolutionary custom mouthguard company headquartered in New York City with a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility on Long Island, New York. GuardLab is a custom mouthguard company using 3D scanning and 3D printing technologies, engineered with a proprietary Alignment Repositioning Cushion (ARC™). The neuromuscular mouthguards are designed to reduce the risk of injury from impact and enhance athletic performance through improved body alignment and increased airflow. Pioneered with two world-class dentists, GuardLab optimizes the bite of the individual athlete and captures the information digitally to create a bespoke neuromuscular mouthguard at a cost, quality and speed that truly disrupts the industry. GuardLab offers upper protection mouthguards for contact and combat sports, lower performance mouthguards for training and endurance sports and recovery guards for light clenching and grinding for sleep and post-training. GuardLab mouthguards are designed to benefit every type of athlete, from active individuals, high school and college players, as well as elite professionals. GuardLab mouthguards are available to consumers through events and a growing nationwide network of dentists found on Guardlab.com. For more information visit Guardlab.com and follow GuardLab on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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Contacts: VerifyMe Investors and Media: Benjamin Burrell Chief Operating Officer email@example.com 212-994-7002 x702 Investor Relations VerifyMe firstname.lastname@example.org GuardLab Kristin Shrader 865-607-1732 Kristin@kristinshrader.com