Interviews

Interviews
INTERVIEW: Javier Mira, CEO, FacePhi

INTERVIEW: Javier Mira, CEO, FacePhi

Peter O’Neill, president of Mobile ID World had a chance to speak with Javier Mira, CEO and co-founder of FacePhi. The conversation starts with a review of what an excellent year 2016 has been for FacePhi, goes on to cover the challenges of deploying biometrics in the financial arena, and discusses the importance of industry…

INTERVIEW: Roberto Wolfer, CEO, JENETRIC

(The following interview was originally posted 10/12/2016 on FindBiometrics. The events previewed at the end of the article have already come to pass) One of the big showstopping events of this year’s recent Global Identity Summit was the Bratwurst, Beer and Biometrics party hosted by Germany-based JENETRIC. The festivities served as a stage for the company…

INTERVIEW: Mark Clifton, CEO, Princeton Identity

Princeton Identity is a biometrics company that has recently spun off as independent from SRI International. Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently had a chance to speak with Mark Clifton, CEO of Princeton Identity, about the inception of the company, its relationship with Samsung, the mobile applications of its technology, and also the vertical markets…

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INTERVIEW: Richard Lobovsky, VP of Financial Services Solutions, and Shankar Saibabu, Director of Financial Services Solutions Architecture, Samsung SDS America, Inc.

INTERVIEW: Richard Lobovsky, VP of Financial Services Solutions, and Shankar Saibabu, Director of Financial Services Solutions Architecture, Samsung SDS America, Inc.

Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently interviewed  Richard Lobovsky, VP of Financial Services Solutions, and Shankar Saibabu, Director of Financial Services Solutions Architecture, Samsung SDS America, Inc. The conversation is an in depth examination of Samsung SDS America’s approach to biometrics. It begins with a discussion of the company’s recently launched FIDO Certified biometric authentication solution. It…

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INTERVIEW: Ben Ball, Government Market Director, Crossmatch

INTERVIEW: Ben Ball, Government Market Director, Crossmatch

Today marks the start of the 2016 Global Identity Summit (GIS) in Tampa, Florida, and Crossmatch is there. The biometrics company is slated to unveil its latest solution, what Crossmatch’s Government Market Director Ben Ball calls “the thinnest, lightest FAP60 size TFT (thin film transistor) sensor to date… the first truly mobile 4 finger capture…

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INTERVIEW: Dan Miller, Lead Analyst & Founder, Opus Research

INTERVIEW: Dan Miller, Lead Analyst & Founder, Opus Research

As connectivity speeds up and spreads out, security and authentication are becoming prime concerns in the Internet of Things and an increasingly mobile-first society. Addressing these concerns, we see voice biometrics and intelligent authentication solutions on the rise. Dan Miller, lead analyst and founder of Opus Research—who many readers will recall was a special guest…

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INTERVIEW: Phillip Dunkelberger, CEO, Nok Nok Labs

INTERVIEW: Phillip Dunkelberger, CEO, Nok Nok Labs

On the occasion of the recent one year anniversary of the historic OPM breach, which resulted in the compromise of millions of fingerprints, Mobile ID World president Peter O’Neill had a chance to speak with Phillip Dunkelberger, CEO, Nok Nok Labs. The conversation, which was recorded before MWC Shanghai, is an in depth discussion on the…

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INTERVIEW: Michael Shao, CEO, Aratek

INTERVIEW: Michael Shao, CEO, Aratek

Peter O’Neill, president of Mobile ID World, recently conducted an interview with Michael Shao, CEO of Aratek—a global biometrics company, based in China, that specializes in fingerprint recognition hardware and software solutions. Offering everything from simple fingerprint modules, to advanced ten-print scanners, and the software and middleware that allows for integration, Aratek is capable of…

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INTERVIEW: Jim Miller, Chairman & CEO, ImageWare Systems

INTERVIEW: Jim Miller, Chairman & CEO, ImageWare Systems

It’s an exciting time for identity management solutions provider ImageWare. Having been officially accredited as a Technology Partner in the Amazon Web Services Partner Network this past March, the company is now preparing to launch its flagship GoVerifyID system on Amazon’s cloud computing platform. And given its track record with previous successful deployments, ImageWare’s multimodal, multi-factor…

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INTERVIEW: Javier Mira, Executive Vice-President, FacePhi

INTERVIEW: Javier Mira, Executive Vice-President, FacePhi

Mobile ID World president Peter O’Neill recently had the opportunity to speak with Javier Mira, Executive Vice-President, FacePhi. The conversation begins with a history of FacePhi and the company’s powerful mobile biometric banking solution. The two also talk about FacePhi’s involvement in the European Union’s Horizon 2020 program and why 2015 was a validating year…

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INTERVIEW: David Pollington, Head of Applications & Services, GSMA

INTERVIEW: David Pollington, Head of Applications & Services, GSMA

Earlier this month, Mobile ID World president Peter O’Neill attended Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, a mobile industry leading event hosted by GSMA. This year, biometrics and digital identity were massive topics of interest at MWC, as were IoT, mobile payments, and virtual reality. All in all, it was a landmark event for the…

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INTERVIEW: Kevin Alan Tussy, CEO, FaceTec

INTERVIEW: Kevin Alan Tussy, CEO, FaceTec

Peter O’Neill, president of Mobile ID World, recently spoke with Kevin Alan Tussy, the CEO of FaceTec. FaceTec made massive headlines in the press after its work applying facial recognition to Google Glass, and since then it has been capitalizing on the demand for strong authentication on mobile devices. The following conversation covers the notable flexibility…

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INTERVIEW: Morpho (Safran)’s Yves Portalier

INTERVIEW: Morpho (Safran)’s Yves Portalier

  We are on the verge of Mobile World Congress (MWC) in 2016 in Barcelona, Spain, where Morpho (Safran) will be showing off a wide range of solutions under the overarching banner or “Enjoying life in a connected world.” In preparation for next week’s major mobility event, Mobile ID World president Peter O’Neill spoke with…

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INTERVIEW: Salil Prabhakar, CEO, Delta ID

INTERVIEW: Salil Prabhakar, CEO, Delta ID

Mobile ID World president Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Salil Prabhakar, CEO of Delta ID. The conversation begins with a short history of the iris biometrics company and their major contributions to the biometrics industry. The interview then delves into the world of iris authentication on mobile devices, FinTech applications, and what to expect from Delta…

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INTERVIEW: Anil D. Aggarwal, Founder, Shoptalk

INTERVIEW: Anil D. Aggarwal, Founder, Shoptalk

Interview with Anil D. Aggarwal, Founder, Shoptalk There’s a new financial industry event in town. It’s called Shoptalk, and it’s being described as “the first large-scale NextGen Commerce event.” Founded by the same entrepreneurial minds that previously brought us Money20/20, Shoptalk aims to give a platform to the individuals who are reshaping the very concept of…

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INTERVIEW: Jörgen Lantto, President and CEO, Fingerprint Cards

INTERVIEW: Jörgen Lantto, President and CEO, Fingerprint Cards

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) was recently named 2015’s best performing stock in Europe. The fingerprint sensor company had its technology launched on dozens of smartphones over the year and already in 2016 we see no indication of this trend slowing down. Mobile ID World president Peter O’Neill spoke with Jörgen Lantto, president and CEO of Fingerprint…

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INTERVIEW: Alan Goode, Managing Director, Goode Intelligence

INTERVIEW: Alan Goode, Managing Director, Goode Intelligence

Last week we reported on new research from Goode Intelligence on the state of mobile biometrics in FinTech. Regular readers of Mobile ID World will no doubt be aware that the intersection of said technologies is a hot space right now, but Goode’s numbers are very exciting: among the firm’s key findings is a forecast…

INTERVIEW: Sensory CEO Todd Mozer

TrulySecure 2.0 was released this week and I recently had a chance to speak with Sensory’s CEO, Todd Mozer, about what’s new with this latest update. New And Improved TrulySecure is one of the flagship biometric solutions from Sensory, Inc. A biometric software platform, TrulySecure offers face and voice based biometric authentication on mobile devices, leveraging Deep…

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INTERVIEW: Precise Biometrics CEO Håkan Persson

INTERVIEW: Precise Biometrics CEO Håkan Persson

This past year has been incredible in terms of fingerprint sensor adoption in the mobile device markets. Rarely a week has gone by in recent months without the announcement of another flagship, mid level or low price smartphone that will be shipping with an embedded biometric fingerprint reader. At the center of it all, Precise…

VIDEO: Entertech Systems And The Future of Identity

Entertech Systems has launched a new company headquarters in Toronto. FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill paid the biometrics company responsible for BioConnect a visit to interview CEO Rob Douglas. The following video interview, shot in Entertech’s cool new Liberty Village HQ, features Douglas speaking on the role of Entertech as an enabler in the new biometrics landscape.…

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