Iris-identifying automated teller machines are a big hit among customers at Bank United Corp., the first U.S. bank to pilot the eye-scanning technology.

Touting a 98% approval rate among 130 pilot participants surveyed, Ron Coben, executive vice president of community banking, said Houston-based Bank United is likely to adopt the iris recognition technology of Sensar Inc. for all of its 75 walk-up ATMs in Kroger supermarkets.

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