Interviews

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.

Interview with Phillip Dunkelberger, President and CEO of Nok Nok Labs

Peter O’Neill, President, Mobile ID World (MIDW): Can you please give our readers a bit of a background about Nok Nok Labs? Phillip Dunkelberger, President and CEO, Nok Nok Labs (NN): Nok Nok Labs was actually created by the founder of what is now known as the FIDO Alliance, Ramesh Kesanupalli.  He had been working…

Interview with Cédric Hozanne, CEO, Natural Security

  Mobile ID World (MIDW): You just launched the Natural Security Alliance, can you please tell us about this? Cédric Hozanne, CEO, Natural Security (NS): The Natural Security Alliance is the natural evolution of Natural Security. Natural Security was created in 2008 with the objective of redesigning and enriching authentication user experiences while leveraging the synergies…

Interview with Stephen Thies, CEO, Integrated Biometrics

Interview with Stephen Thies, CEO, Integrated Biometrics   fB: Can we start off by hearing about your LES, Light Emitting Sensor technology and why it is so special? IB: Sure, great question.” LES is More” is our company tag line. LES stands for Light Emitting Sensor. Our LES sensors use electroluminescence film which, when your…

Synaptics Inc Acquires Validity Sensors, Audio Interview with Validity CTO Sebastien Taveau

Human interface solutions provider Synaptics Inc. made a major biometrics purchase last week with the acquisition of Validity Sensors: a provider of fingerprint authentication solutions for mobile devices and notebook computers. On the exhibition floor of Money2020 in Las Vegas, findBIOMETRICS president Peter O’Neill had a chance to speak with Validity CTO Sebastien Taveau about…

Mobile Payment Security, Why PINs Don’t Work and The Biometric Solution: An Interview With Jean-Noel Georges

This past July Frost & Sullivan released a market insight report detailing the largest obstacle in the way of a mobile payment revolution: inadequate security. Thanks to the growing popularity of smartphones and tablets there has been a significant increase in payments made via mobile device. However, the various authentication processes in place for card-not-present…

Interview with John Hinmon, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Cross Match Technologies, Inc.

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fB: What is the hottest growth area for Cross Match right now?

CM: Well clearly I think as I look back on your ten year anniversary/year in review issue, mobile really is a hot area for us. We are going to be launching the new SEEK Avenger this year, which is the next handheld in the SEEK family of multimodal biometric handhelds. We view the mobile market place and space as a strategic opportunity for the business.

fB: I couldn’t  agree more. It’s pretty exciting to see all of this activity start to really grow across a number of different verticals from health care to law enforcement, payments, financial. Mobile will really impact so many different areas.

CM: Very true and with the SEEK Avenger we really are looking at a number of market segments for that product beyond just the traditional defence or military application of the product.   We see a logical cross over into remote border applications where it can help expand the effectiveness of the agents in the field; those in remote or transmission/communication compromised situations; as well as law enforcement or special operations law enforcement –  I am thinking about crisis response teams or disaster recovery efforts

Interview with Jaimin Shah, CEO, ZKTeco, US Headquarter

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Our focus is having a totally integrated solution within our Time & Attendance, Access Control and IP cameras with face detection and identification. To give you an example, at ISC you will see our fully integrated access control solution where you match your fingerprint on the panel. We will also present our IP based video surveillance solution that is capable of detecting and identifying face which can be integrated with our access control offering. We also have an SDK available so that our partners can integrate our products with any third party solution. We will also display our newly designed modular 7” touch screen workforce terminal at ISC.
So those are the 4 different areas that we are focused in providing a complete integrated solution. This will do lot of justice to our partners’ channels who have helped us all along during our growth and will help them to make more money and provide more services for their customers…

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