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INTERVIEW: Bob Eckel, Former MorphoTrust USA Head and Aware’s New CEO

INTERVIEW: Bob Eckel, Former MorphoTrust USA Head and Aware’s New CEO

In September, biometric authentication specialist Aware, Inc. announced a couple of C-suite changes, including the appointment of former IDEMIA executive Bob Eckel as the company’s new CEO. Now, Eckel has offered some insight into why he decided to take on this new adventure in an interview with FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill, not only providing some…

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INTERVIEW: FacePhi CEO Javier Mira Promises New Tech for Money20/20

INTERVIEW: FacePhi CEO Javier Mira Promises New Tech for Money20/20

Biometric selfie-based authentication has emerged in recent years as one of the most buzzy trends in FinTech, and as one of its most prominent pioneers, FacePhi has been riding the crest of that wave. The company made a name for itself with its Selphi authentication solution, which has caught on among a number of banks,…

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Interview: COO Hof Retief on BioRugged’s Ambitious Expansion Plans

Interview: COO Hof Retief on BioRugged’s Ambitious Expansion Plans

Founded in 2012, BioRugged has quickly established itself as a leading provider of heavy-duty biometric devices that can be used in a wide range of environments. The company’s newest devices, the BioWolf 60 and BioWolf 60P, the Ruggbo 20R, and the Mark 3 Biometric Enrollment and Verification Kit, have further elevated BioRugged’s profile as the…

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Interview: VBG CEO Pete Soufleris Discusses Hot Topics in Voice Biometrics

Interview: VBG CEO Pete Soufleris Discusses Hot Topics in Voice Biometrics

The mobile biometrics revolution of the last several years has helped to drive excitement about a number of modalities, with voice being one of the most prominent. Voice has emerged as a key user interface on smartphones thanks to virtual assistants like Apple’s Siri, and on smart home devices via platforms like Amazon’s Alexa. People…

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INTERVIEW: Ned Hayes, General Manager, SureID, on Fingerprint Biometrics and the Human Element of Identity

INTERVIEW: Ned Hayes, General Manager, SureID, on Fingerprint Biometrics and the Human Element of Identity

FindBiometrics Director of Digital Content, Susan Stover, spoke with Ned Hayes, General Manager of Sure ID. Their discussion starts on the topic of SureID’s decades-long history in access management and identity, and its recent “re-start up”, before delving into the aspects of its biometric technology that differentiate it in the fingerprint recognition market. Hayes also…

INTERVIEW: Invixium CEO Shiraz Kapadia on ISC West and Biometrics Industry Trends

FindBiometrics is in Las Vegas this week reporting live from ISC West. The exhibition hall opens tomorrow, April 10, and Canadian biometrics company Invixium will be exhibiting from booth 22109, showcasing its advanced multimodal identity and access solutions at the biggest converged security expo in the United States. Prior to the show, FindBiometrics President Peter…

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INTERVIEW: Iris ID’s Mohammed Murad on Biometrics, Healthcare and ISC West

INTERVIEW: Iris ID’s Mohammed Murad on Biometrics, Healthcare and ISC West

FindBiometrics Managing Editor Peter Counter recently interviewed Mohammed Murad, Vice President, Global Sales, Marketing and Business Development, Iris ID. The conversation begins on the topic of recent milestones: the integration of Iris ID’s technology with the GenKey platform, and its certification from the Bureau of Indian Standards. The conversation goes on to talk about the…

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INTERVIEW: Onfido CEO Husayn Kassai

INTERVIEW: Onfido CEO Husayn Kassai

Having started up in 2012 as the brainchild of a few Oxford graduates, Onfido has in recent years established itself as a leading provider of biometric authentication technology. The company takes a selfie-based approach that has become particularly popular over the last couple of years, enabling identity verification with a combination of facial recognition and…

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INTERVIEW: Philip Beck, CEO, Ipsidy

INTERVIEW: Philip Beck, CEO, Ipsidy

FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Philip Beck, CEO of Ipsidy – a leading provider of mobile biometric security solutions. The conversation begins with an overview of the company’s history and a rundown of its product lineup. Beck and O’Neill proceed to discuss some of the big biometric trends of 2019 as outlined by…

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