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Aware Inc. Goes From Dual Leadership to Sole CEO

Aware Inc. Goes From Dual Leadership to Sole CEO

“The company’s other co-CEO and co-President, Kevin T. Russell, is now its sole CEO and President, as well as General Counsel.” A chief executive of biometric software and services provider Aware, Inc. is stepping down. The company has announced that Richard Moberg is leaving his post as co-Chief Executive Officer, co-President, CFO and Treasurer. In…

Aware Year-End Results Show ‘Strong Financial Performance’

Aware Year-End Results Show ‘Strong Financial Performance’

“In explaining the strong revenue and income performance for 2016, Aware credited major biometric licensing sales to the US Marine Corps, the Navy, and a government integrator.” Aware, Inc. has announced its Q4 and year-end results for 2016. Compared to Q4 of 2015, revenues were down, from $6.9 million to $3.9 million. Operating income also…

Aware Software Provides Biometric Assist to DoD Applicant Screening

Aware Software Provides Biometric Assist to DoD Applicant Screening

Aware, Inc.‘s technology is being used in a big new screening system for employment applications going through the US Department of Defense (DoD). Called SWFT Plus Enrollment, or “SWFT+”, the system is based on biometric capture and is administered by the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC). Applicants’ fingerprints are collected using a web application, and…

US Marine Corps Contract Mobile Biometric Identification Tech

US Marine Corps Contract Mobile Biometric Identification Tech

The United States Marine Corps is going to start using biometric identification technology provided by Aware, Inc. Announcing the contract in a statement, Aware said the Marines will use a modified version of the URC|Tactical software the company has previously provided to the US Navy. The software system is designed to run on third-party mobile…

Aware, Inc. Sees Upswing in Q2 Revenues, Income

Aware, Inc. Sees Upswing in Q2 Revenues, Income

Biometric solutions provider Aware, Inc. has posted its Q2 results for 2016. Things are looking up. Compared against the second quarter of 2015, the company’s revenues increased 53 percent, rising from $4.5 million to $6.9 million. Aware’s net income is also up, at $1.4 million compared to $0.3 million in Q2 of 2015. Looking at…

Four New Members Join IBIA’s Ranks

Four New Members Join IBIA’s Ranks

The International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) has welcomed four new members to its ranks, and they include some big names. One is the University of Buffalo’s Center for Unified Biometrics and Sensors, or CUBS. The academic body researches and develops biometric technologies for both civilian and government security applications, and as such could be…

INTERVIEW: Aware’s David Benini

INTERVIEW: Aware’s David Benini

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently had the chance to speak with David Benini, VP of Marketing at Aware—an industry veteran biometric software company. After a brief recap of the company’s long history, Benini gave insight into how Aware has maintained its leading position for over 20 years in the dynamic biometrics industry. The conversation went…

Aware, Inc. Announces Q1 Results, Common Stock Purchase Authorization

Aware, Inc. Announces Q1 Results, Common Stock Purchase Authorization

Biometric software specialist Aware, Inc. has posted a fiscal update on the Q1 of this year. It was a positive quarter for the company. Revenues rose by 17 percent compared to Q1 of 2015, reaching $4.8 million, compared to $4.1 million. Net income was also up, rising from $0.3 million in Q1 of 2015 to…

Aware, Inc. Posts Results for Third Quarter

Aware, Inc. Posts Results for Third Quarter

Biometric technology developer Aware, Inc. has announced its fiscal results for the third quarter of 2015. The results are indicative of what co-CEO Rick Moberg called in a press release “an unusual financial quarter” for the company. The good news is that Aware remains very profitable. The company brought in $4 million in revenue for…

News Roundup: GIS 2015, National ID

News Roundup: GIS 2015, National ID

Last week at FindBiometrics we kicked off the fall conference season at the Global Identity Summit (GIS 2015) while preparations were made for ASIS 2015. Fingerprints remained the dominant modality in the industry news as our featured look at National ID had us talking about ambitious biometric deployments all across the globe. Here are last…

Aware Launches New Identity Platform

Aware Launches New Identity Platform

Aware, Inc. has announced a new cluster computing platform ahead of the connect:ID expo later this month. Called Astra, the platform is designed to perform identity-related security tasks on a highly scalable basis. Such tasks include identity analytics, biometric authentication, biometric search, and deduplication, among others. The system can quickly search huge biometric databases, and employs a…