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INTERVIEW: Crossmatch’s Michel Nerrant at Money20/20 2017 [Audio]

FindBiometrics is reporting live from Money 20/20 this week, and biometrics are everywhere, from new wearable retail concepts, to behind the scenes providing continuous authentication. As an indication of just how important Money20/20’s Las Vegas show has become to the biometrics industry, even the massive global players like Crossmatch are in attendance. Peter O’Neill, President,…

INTERVIEW: Thomas Rex, SVP, Fingerprint Cards at Money20/20 2017 [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…

INTERVIEW: Javier Mira, CEO, FacePhi at Money20/20 2017 [AUDIO]

Facial recognition is a massively popular biometric modality in FinTech, and the outlook is looking even brighter now that Apple has included it on the upcoming iPhone X. At Money20/20, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill caught up with Javier Mira, CEO, FacePhi – a face biometrics company well positioned to take advantage of the modality’s rising…

INTERVIEW: Ricardo Navarro, CEO, TOC Biometrics at Money20/20 2017 [AUDIO]

On the show floor at Money20/20 this week, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill caught up with Ricardo Navarro, CEO of TOC Biometrics. The Chile-based firm specializes in biometric customer onboarding, KYC, and mobile transactions, and has understandably attracted some interest from the financial services-focused crowd in Las Vegas. In this interview, O’Neill and Navarro discuss Apple’s new…

INTERVIEW: Conor White, President, Americas, Daon at Money20/20 2017 [AUDIO]

FindBiometrics is in Las Vegas this week at Money 20/20, where biometrics are everywhere – from interviews with Steve Wozniak to expert FinTech panels. On Monday, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill had a chance to speak with Conor White, President, Americas, Daon. Daon is a familiar face at Money20/20’s global events, but this year the company came to…

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INTERVIEW: Everything You Need To Know About BioCatch’s Nexsign Integration

INTERVIEW: Everything You Need To Know About BioCatch’s Nexsign Integration

BioCatch’s Frances Zelazny expands on Money20/20’s big behavioral biometrics news Today at the Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas, behavioral biometrics specialist BioCatch announced the integration of its continuous authentication technology into Samsung SDS’s Nexsign solution. FindBiometrics is at Money20/20 this week too, reporting live, and we got all the prescient details on this major authentication…

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INTERVIEW: Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory

INTERVIEW: Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory

Peter O’Neill recently interviewed Todd Mozer, CEO of Sensory. The conversation begins with some highlights of Sensory’s exceptional year before diving into the details of a recent major milestone for the company: the integration of its TrulySecure biometric software into LG’s latest flagship smartphones. LG’s move came in anticipation of Apple’s recent Face ID announcement, and…

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INTERVIEW: George Avetisov, CEO, HYPR

INTERVIEW: George Avetisov, CEO, HYPR

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently interviewed George Avetisov, CEO, HYPR Corp. The conversation begins with a brief history of the company and an overview of its decentralized security technology before delving into the vertical markets HYPR is finding success in. The discussion then touches on the company’s recent acknowledgement as one of Gartner’s “Cool Vendors”,…

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INTERVIEW: Tracey Davies, Managing Director, Money20/20

INTERVIEW: Tracey Davies, Managing Director, Money20/20

Next week all eyes will be on Las Vegas for Money20/20, the biggest and most essential payments and FinTech industry event in the world. As usual, FindBiometrics will be there, reporting from the ground floor and sparking the financial biometrics discussion with our panel: Biometric FinTech in the Real World. FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently had…

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INTERVIEW: Ted Oorbals, CEO, Biocryptology Platform

INTERVIEW: Ted Oorbals, CEO, Biocryptology Platform

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Ted Oorbals, CEO, Biocryptology Platform. The conversation begins with a brief rundown of the company’s fascinating 10 year history and a discussion of the end-user password experience driving the demand for easy biometric access control. Oorbals and O’Neill then speak in-depth about the company’s eponymous Biocryptology Platform and its…

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INTERVIEW: Allen Ganz, Director, Advanced Recognition Systems Division, NEC

INTERVIEW: Allen Ganz, Director, Advanced Recognition Systems Division, NEC

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently interviewed Allen Ganz, Director, Advanced Recognition Systems Division, NEC. The conversation revolves around biometrics in the critical infrastructure vertical market, beginning with a discussion of key drivers in the sector. Ganz and O’Neill go on to speak about the specific applications of NEC’s NeoFace solution in critical infrastructure, and which markets are…

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INTERVIEW: Gary Drutin, CEO, FST Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Gary Drutin, CEO, FST Biometrics

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Gary Drutin, CEO, FST Biometrics. FST’s contactless biometric technology, which leverages a combination of face and behavioral recognition, has been deployed all over the globe in a variety of verticals, most recently securing access at the HydroLife center health club in Israel. The following interview begins with talk of FST Biometrics’…

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INTERVIEW: Rob Douglas, CEO, BioConnect

INTERVIEW: Rob Douglas, CEO, BioConnect

In April we brought you live coverage form ISC West 2017 in Las Vegas, where biometrics technology was proving itself as the key to the future of physical access control. BioConnect was there, showcasing new biometric innovations on the exhibition floor. With the conference behind us, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill sat down with Rob Douglas,…

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INTERVIEW: Sherida Sessa, Industry Vice President, ISC Events, Connected Security Expo & Unmanned Security Expo

INTERVIEW: Sherida Sessa, Industry Vice President, ISC Events, Connected Security Expo & Unmanned Security Expo

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Sherida Sessa, Industry Vice President, ISC Events, Connected Security Expo & Unmanned Security Expo. ISC Events hosts the leading security industry trade show, ISC West, which FindBiometrics reports form live every year. The following interview begins by examining what’s driving interest the in access control market, and why biometric solutions were…

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INTERVIEW: Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics. Favre joined NEXT as its new CEO in February, and the following interview discusses her reasons for joining the Norwegian fingerprint sensor company. The discussion reveals her priorities for the company in 2017, specifically concerning the burgeoning biometric smart cards market. Conversation then turns to…

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INTERVIEW: Raffie Beroukhim, Advanced Recognition Systems Division, NEC Corporation of America:

INTERVIEW: Raffie Beroukhim, Advanced Recognition Systems Division, NEC Corporation of America:

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Raffie Beroukhim, Senior Vice President – Advanced Recognition Systems Division at NEC Corporation of America. The interview begins with talk on the recent re-branding for NEC’s Biometrics Solutions Division to the Advanced Recognition Systems Division, and the industry change that necessitated it. The conversation goes on to talk about…

INTERVIEW: Mohammed Murad, Vice President, Iris ID

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Mohammed Murad, Vice President, Global Sales, Marketing and Business Development, Iris ID. The conversation begins with talk of Iris ID’s presence at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and how iris recognition is gaining a great deal of momentum in mobility, finance, and other popular markets. Talk then turns…

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INTERVIEW: Travis Jarae, CEO, One World Identity

INTERVIEW: Travis Jarae, CEO, One World Identity

FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Travis Jarae, CEO of One World Identity (OWI). The conversation begins with a look at the organization’s Google-based origins before delving into what to expect at OWI’s inaugural K(NO)W Identity Conference, it’s potentially controversial headlining keynote speaker, and how discussions of privacy will be handled at the groundbreaking…

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INTERVIEW: Michael O’Hara, Mireya Almazan & David Pollington of the GSMA

INTERVIEW: Michael O’Hara, Mireya Almazan & David Pollington of the GSMA

FindBiometrics is back from a record-breaking Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, presented by GSMA, which set new attendance records for the mobile industry conference. As FindBiometrics readers know, biometrics and identity tech were major topics at this year’s MWC, with some of the year’s biggest fingerprint news and high profile announcements and demonstrations involving GSMA…

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