Biometrics firm ImageWare Systems has announced that it is working with on improved authentication methods for the latter's online bidding system.OnlineAuction will be offering ImageWare Systems' GoVerifyID mobile biometric security software to its 200,000 online auction members from August.These members will be able to access their accounts via biometric authentication of their identity; using voice and facial recognition. will utilize the IWS product under a software as a service agreement, paying a monthly service fee.”GoVerifyID is the premier mobile biometric authentication product in the biometric industry, and we are pleased to partner with an equally premier provider of online auction services,” said Jim Miller, chairman and CEO of ImageWare. “We look forward to delivering both ease and speed of service to their several hundred thousand users.””OLA customers have long appreciated our quality, service and integrity,” said Chris Fain, president of “To that list, we now add the option of state-of-the-art security for our users via ImageWare's GoVerifyID. This technology will ease the log in and use process, as well as provide a quick, safe and efficient alternative to passwords.”ImageWare estimates the contract value to be approximately $3.6 million over a 12 month period, following delivery.