Interviews

Interviews
AUDIO INTERVIEW: Fingerprint Cards CEO Christian Fredrikson

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Fingerprint Cards CEO Christian Fredrikson

Fingerprint Cards CEO Christian Fredrikson speaks to FindBiometrics at MWC 2017 about the recent Delta ID acquisition and what’s next for FPC. Last week at Mobile World Congress 2017, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill met with Christian Fredrikson, CEO, Fingerprint Cards, for an interview. MWC 2017 served as a massive stage for fingerprint biometrics innovation, and FPC…

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INTERVIEW: Joey Pritikin, VP Marketing and Product Management, Tascent

INTERVIEW: Joey Pritikin, VP Marketing and Product Management, Tascent

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently had the chance to speak with Joey Pritikin, VP Marketing and Product Management at Tascent. The conversation begins with a review of Tascent’s history before shifting to an in depth look at the company’s InSight One and Tascent M6 multimodal biometrics solutions. The following interview provides an expert view of the…

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INTERVIEW: Tom Evangelisti, Director, Mobile Business Development, ImageWare Systems

INTERVIEW: Tom Evangelisti, Director, Mobile Business Development, ImageWare Systems

As part of Healthcare Biometrics Month 2017, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill spoke to Tom Evangelisti, Director, Mobile Business Development, ImageWare Systems. The conversation begins with talk of ImageWare’s FDA cleared pillphone mHealth app and the traditional barriers to entry in the healthcare market. The discussion then delves into topics of multi-modality, the advantages of match-on-server authentication…

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INTERVIEW: Frances Zelazny, Vice President of Marketing, BioCatch

INTERVIEW: Frances Zelazny, Vice President of Marketing, BioCatch

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Frances Zelazny, Vice President of Marketing, BioCatch. The conversation starts with a look at research suggesting that behavioral biometrics are on the verge of becoming a mainstream modality and then takes a look at the most interesting of BioCatch’s many key patents. The interview then delves into the…

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INTERVIEW: Jeff Brown, Vice President Sales, SecuGen

INTERVIEW: Jeff Brown, Vice President Sales, SecuGen

  In the wake of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill spoke with Jeff Brown, Vice President Sales, SecuGen. The conversation begins with a summary of the biometrics company’s 19 year history before diving into the several new products SecuGen showcased at CES (many of which will alos…

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INTERVIEW: Mike DePasquale, Chairman and CEO, BIO-key

INTERVIEW: Mike DePasquale, Chairman and CEO, BIO-key

FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill recently spoke with BIO-key chairman and CEO Mike DePasquale after his company’s strong presence at this years Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The conversation starts on the topic of BIO-key’s newly launched biometric padlocks, and the consumer-facing market in general, before moving on to the company’s major authentication service contract announced…

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INTERVIEW: Javier Mira, CEO & Co-founder, FacePhi

INTERVIEW: Javier Mira, CEO & Co-founder, FacePhi

Peter O’Neill, president of FindBiometrics 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 events like Money20/20.…

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INTERVIEW: Joe Rosenkrantz, CEO, FaceFirst

INTERVIEW: Joe Rosenkrantz, CEO, FaceFirst

FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill recently interviewed Joe Rosenkrantz, CEO, FaceFirst. The conversation begins with a brief recap of the company’s origins and ambitions before reviewing the company’s powerful facial recognition solutions, the markets they serve, and how innovations in mobility have affected the evolution of the FaceFirst system. Because privacy is at the forefront of face…

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INTERVIEW: Roberto Wolfer, CEO, JENETRIC

INTERVIEW: Roberto Wolfer, CEO, JENETRIC

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 to launch its latest biometric technology, the LIVETOUCH quattro Compact mobile tenprint reader (pictured right). FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently had the…

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INTERVIEW: Samsung SDS America’s Approach to Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Samsung SDS America’s Approach to Biometrics

FindBiometrics 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 goes on to…

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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: Princeton Identity CEO Mark Clifton

INTERVIEW: Princeton Identity CEO Mark Clifton

Princeton Identity is a biometrics company that has recently spun off as independent from SRI International. In its first weeks of existence, the company has made major headlines, most recently confirming that it is in fact the provider of the iris biometrics technology featured on Samsung’s new Galaxy Note7 handset. FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently had…

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INTERVIEW: Arie Melamed, CMO, FST Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Arie Melamed, CMO, FST Biometrics

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently had the opportunity to speak with Arie Melamed, CMO of FST Biometrics, ahead of next week’s ASIS conference—held September 12-14 in Orlando, Florida. The conversation with Melamed begins with an examination of the recent growth experienced by FST and an overview of its flagship biometric system, IMID (In Motion Identification). IMID is multimodal, convenient, and…

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INTERVIEW: John Mears, Director, IBIA

INTERVIEW: John Mears, Director, IBIA

The International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) has long been fighting for the implementation of a biometric exit program in the United States. Recently, the IBIA released a position paper on the topic, addressing old misconceptions that have stalled the program in the past, and urging the Department of Homeland Security to finally fulfill the mandate.…

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INTERVIEW: Opus Research’s Dan Miller

INTERVIEW: Opus Research’s Dan Miller

Interview With 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…

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INTERVIEW: Rich Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch

INTERVIEW: Rich Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch

FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Rich Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch. The conversation begins with recognition of the company’s 20th anniversary and an overview of Crossmatch’s efforts to reorganize into two distinct business segments. The interview then goes on to deal with Crossmatch’s involvement in two extremely important vertical markets right now—FinTech and refugee ID programs—before concluding…

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INTERVIEW: Smartmatic’s Robert Cook

INTERVIEW: Smartmatic’s Robert Cook

Although electronic voting is still seen by some as a thing of the future, there are experts in the field with decade’s worth of experience under their belt. This is the case of Robert Cook, Global Administration Sales Operations VP for Smartmatic. For the last 38 years, Mr. Cook has been involved in the adoption…

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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…

INTERVIEW: Ricardo Navarro, CEO, TOC Biometrics

Peter O’Neill, president of FindBiometrics, recently spoke with Ricardo Navarro, CEO of TOC Biometrics. TOC, based in Chile, specializes in identity verification and biometric technology and bears the distinction of being the first Latin American member of the FIDO Alliance. Its areas of application range from national ID programs to financial services and education. The…

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INTERVIEW: Bruce Hanson, President & CEO, Credence ID

INTERVIEW: Bruce Hanson, President & CEO, Credence ID

FindBiometrics President, Peter O’Neill had an opportunity to speak with Credence ID CEO, Bruce Hanson. The conversation concerns Credence ID’s participation at this week’s ID4 Africa conference and the exciting new products being announced by the company during the exhibition. Peter O’Neill, President, FindBiometrics (FB): Credence offers a broad line of mobile products focusing on…

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