Interviews

Interviews
Interview with Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA

Interview with Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA

Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA. The interview begins with an overview of the new company structure after the 2017 merger of OT and Safran Identity & Security that resulted in IDEMIA’s creation, as well as an explanation of IDEMIA’s Augmented Identity core philosophy. The discussion…

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INTERVIEW: David Pollington, Senior Director Technology, GSMA

INTERVIEW: David Pollington, Senior Director Technology, GSMA

We are less than one month away from Mobile World Congress 2018 – the world’s premiere mobile technology congress hosted in Barcelona by the GSMA. Gearing up for our live event coverage, Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with David Pollington, Senior Director Technology at GSMA. The conversation opens on the topic of…

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Interview with Hemant Mardia, CEO, IDEX ASA

Interview with Hemant Mardia, CEO, IDEX ASA

Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Dr. Hemant Mardia, CEO of IDEX. The conversation begins with an in-depth discussion of the biometric smart card market, in which IDEX is a significant player, providing fingerprint sensors for the biometric Mastercard. The interview then broadens to the larger picture in mobility, namely: how IDEX sees…

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INTERVIEW: BIO-key’s Jim Sullivan

INTERVIEW: BIO-key’s Jim Sullivan

Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Jim Sullivan, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, BIO-key. The interview begins with highlights from BIO-key’s exciting and productive 2017, as well as discussion of the financial biometrics market, before taking a deep-dive into the company’s enterprise operations. O’Neill and Sullivan delve into the nuances…

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FPC’s Thomas Rex on Biometric Smart Cards and Money20/20 [AUDIO]

FPC’s Thomas Rex on Biometric Smart Cards and Money20/20 [AUDIO]

Many of the biggest names in the biometrics industry have converged in Las Vegas this week for Money20/20, not the least of which is Fingerprint Cards. The company has established itself as one of the biggest suppliers of fingerprint sensors for the mobile industry, and has reported an almost constant stream of smartphone integrations over…

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INTERVIEW: Håkan Persson, CEO, Precise Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Håkan Persson, CEO, Precise Biometrics

Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Håkan Persson, CEO of Precise Biometrics. The conversation details the transformative period the company has navigated in 2017, beginning with discussion of how it is addressing last year’s announcement that its long-time hardware partner, Fingerprint Cards (FPC), will be replacing Precise’s algorithm solutions with its own biometric…

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INTERVIEW: Stephen Stuut, CEO, Jumio

INTERVIEW: Stephen Stuut, CEO, Jumio

Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Stephen Stuut, CEO of Jumio. The conversation begins with a brief history of the company and an overview of Jumio’s spectacular Q4 2016 results, which capped off its landmark year. Stuut then walks O’Neill through Jumio’s Netverify solution, touching on its liveness detection and document verification…

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INTERVIEW: Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory

INTERVIEW: Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory

Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory. The conversation begins with talk about the latest versions of Sensory’s two flagship technologies, TrulySecure 3.0 and TrulyHandsfree 5.0, which offer contactless authentication and user interface respectively. The conversation turns to how the face and voice biometrics offered by Sensory are well…

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INTERVIEW: Kevin Alan Tussy, CEO, FaceTec

INTERVIEW: Kevin Alan Tussy, CEO, FaceTec

Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Kevin Alan Tussy, CEO, FaceTec. ZoOm, FaceTec’s software-based facial recognition solution, stands out for its combination of identity matching and robust liveness detection. The following interview details how ZoOm’s liveness feature works, how the solution fits into the current mobile biometrics landscape, the innovative B2B, Free2C business model…

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Interview with Dr. Hemant Mardia, Managing Director and CEO, IDEX

Interview with Dr. Hemant Mardia, Managing Director and CEO, IDEX

Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Dr. Hemant Mardia, Managing Director and CEO, IDEX. Thanks to its off-chip flexible sensor solutions, IDEX is a big name in the current biometric smart card market that is being pursued by the world’s leading fingerprint sensor companies. The interview begins with an overview of how IDEX’s technology varies…

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MWC 2017 Audio Interview: David Pollington, Head of Applications & Services, GSMA

MWC 2017 Audio Interview: David Pollington, Head of Applications & Services, GSMA

Mobile ID World is in Barcelona this week for Mobile World Congress 2017. Tuesday morning at the conference’s Innovation City exhibit, Mobile ID World and FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill caught up with David Pollington, the GSMA’s head of Applications & Services. The conversation starts on the topic of how authentication technology fits into the 5G…

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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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