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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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INTERVIEW: Bruce Hanson, CEO, Credence ID

INTERVIEW: Bruce Hanson, CEO, Credence ID

Interview with Bruce Hanson, CEO, Credence ID Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Bruce Hanson, CEO of Credence ID. Credence has had quite a year so far, with new product launches, major recognition and deployments all across the globe in a range of vertical markets. The following interview begins with a look…

HID Global and ASSA ABLOY on Mobile Keys In Hospitality

Interview: Julian Lovelock, Vice President of Innovation, HID Global & Tim Shea, Global President, ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill had a chance to interview Julian Lovelock, Vice President of Innovation, HID Global, and Tim Shea, Global President, ASSA ABLOY Hospitality, about a recent worldwide deployment of mobile key technology. Essentially, thanks to new mobile credentialing and wireless…

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INTERVIEW: Rajiv Dholakia of Nok Nok Labs

INTERVIEW: Rajiv Dholakia of Nok Nok Labs

Interview with Rajiv Dholakia, Vice President, Products, Nok Nok Labs The biggest authentication news of the month hit earlier this week with the announcement that NTT DOCOMO, a Japanese mobile network operator, signed on to the FIDO Alliance board of directors. The move signaled many firsts for the Alliance, DOCOMO and the industry as a…

Interview: Jeff Harris, SVP, ImageWare Systems

Mobile ID World president Peter O’Neill recently conducted an interview with Jeff Harris, senior vise president of ImageWare Systems. The conversation begins with some background on the biometric identity services company before looking at its recent CTIA award and Harris’ thoughts on the ongoing debate over authenticating on-device and in-the cloud. Peter O’Neill, President, Mobile…

Interview: Adam Weiner of Booz Allen

Interview with Adam Weiner, Principal, Strategic Innovation Group RPPI (Rapid Prototype and Platform Integration Group), Booz Allen Recently, Booz Allen released its mobile forensics device, the VAMPIRE, which uses biometric technology – including Sherlock fingerprint sensors from Integrated Biometrics – to aid in crime scene field operations. Mobile ID World president Peter O’Neill, had a chance…

Introducing The World’s First Wearable Biometric Payment Solution, An Interview With Andrew D’Souza, President of Bionym

Earlier today at Money20/20 in Las Vegas, Bionym announced the world’s first wearable biometric payment solution, which is currently being trialed with a number of financial institutions including the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). Users taking part in the trial will authenticate with Bionym’s Nymi wristband, which offers persistent idenity verification via unique EKG readings,…

Interview with Zwipe CEO, Kim Humborstad

Last week, Zwipe announced that it and its partner, a little company named MasterCard, have taken on the task of disrupting the payments industry by revealing the world’s first biometric contactless payments card. Mobile ID World president Peter O’Neill had a chance to speak with Zwipe CEO Kim Humborstad about the big news.

Interview with Jim Miller, CEO, ImageWare

Earlier this week in Las Vegas at the Super Mobility Week trade show, mobile and cloud-based identity management company ImageWare Systems received the Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Award from CTIA – The Wireless Association. The honor was granted for ImageWare’s GoMobile Interactive (GMI) product, which scored first place in the category of Mobile Money, Payments, Banking…

Road2BUP: BIO-key’s Jay Meier on Mobile Payments and Mobile Banking (Part 2)

Jay Meier is thinking about biometrics in the long term, and that’s because he’s excited about the future of the technology. He’s not satisfied with basic personal security. Put a sensor on a smartphone so that it turns on when you touch it? “If that’s as good as it gets we’re done,” he tells me.…

Road2BUP: BIO-key’s Jay Meier on Mobile Payments and Mobile Banking (Part 1)

In 2007 during his presentation at the Biometric Consortium Conference, Jay Meier, VP Corporate Development at BIO-key, posed a challenge to the global identity industry: to move away from catering to the military and make something his wife and kids will care about. Now, seven years later, that has finally happened in the form of consumer-facing…

Interview: Julia Webb, VP Marketing, Voice Vault

Peter O’Neill, president of Mobile ID World, had a chance to interview VoiceVault’s vice president of marketing, Juila Webb, about ViGo, the key drivers in mobile voice biometrics and what it means to create a solution targeted at the developer market.

Interview: Emilio Martinez, CEO of AGNITiO

Peter O’Neill, president of Mobile ID World had a chance to speak with AGNITiO CEO Emilio Martinez on the current state of the mobile biometrics landscape, protecting against spoofing and the place for voice recognition in multi-factor authentication.

Rich Agostinelli on Cross Match Acquiring DigitalPersona

Our sister site, findBIOMETRICS, was granted an exclusive interview with Agostinelli to talk about the thinking behind the Cross Match and DigitalPersona merger, as well as what to expect from what is being referred to as the largest independent provider of biometric identity solutions.

Interview with Bruce Hanson, President & CEO, Credence ID

All of our products are much more focused on the civil and commercial marketplace than what has been available in the past. We think that programs such as voter ID and census programs, pension and welfare distribution, border control and refugee management are the programs that will be very important in the coming years in civil projects. Because of the openness of the platform, the devices can also be used by the military and law enforcement agencies for functions like base protection, criminal watch lists, site exploitation and detainee management systems. These groups are very excited by the lower costs than the current offerings.

Interview With Jim Miller, Chairman and CEO of ImageWare Systems

We are seeing a lot of interest coming from some very large organizations that Fujitsu is privileged to call its customers on our hosted “Biometric as a Service” offering, and we believe ImageWare’s GoCloudID is a “first-of” type of product in the marketplace.

Interview With Conor White, President, IdentityX

A lot of organizations will start biometric pilots that don’t go very far because they look at a biometric system from a very simplistic perspective. We take a different approach. We work with our customers to plan, deploy, and fine-tune the solution. You also get the maximum adoption when you provide flexibility and enable a level of choice with your customers. People love to embrace a technology that makes their life more convenient and more secure.

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