Interviews

Interviews
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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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.

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