Interviews

Interviews
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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INTERVIEW: Yaron Zussman, CEO, FST Biometrics America

INTERVIEW: Yaron Zussman, CEO, FST Biometrics America

FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill recently had the chance to speak with Yaron Zussman, CEO of FST Biometrics America. The conversation begins with an overview of the Israel-based company and a discussion of the advantages offered by its biometric technology. FST’s flagship solution, In-Motion Identification (IMID), is a seamless multimodal identity management platform that combines face, voice, and behavioral…

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: Iron Daher, CEO, Griaule Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Iron Daher, CEO, Griaule Biometrics

ABIS provider Griaule Biometrics has been in the business for many years and boasts of having the biggest, most experienced team of biometrics experts in the Southern Hemisphere. With its highly certified technology, the company offers biometric systems for major, large-scale deployments; and with a recently-opened office in West Virginia, home of the FBI’s Biometric Technology…

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INTERVIEW: Michael DePasquale, Chairman & CEO BIO-key International

INTERVIEW: Michael DePasquale, Chairman & CEO BIO-key International

It has been an exciting year so far for BIO-key. Having wrapped up its 12-city tour with Microsoft in promotion of Windows 10, for which BIO-key is Microsoft’s exclusive biometrics partner, the company has proceeded to post substantial revenue increases in its Q4 update, and more recently has announced a major new distribution partner for…

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INTERVIEW: David Pollington, Head of Applications & Services, GSMA

INTERVIEW: David Pollington, Head of Applications & Services, GSMA

(The following interview with David Pollington, Head of Applications & Services, GSMA, originally appeared on our sister site Mobile ID World) 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…

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Four Things You Need To Know About Suprema’s BioSign | From Our Conversation With Dr. Brian Song, Vice President, Suprema

Four Things You Need To Know About Suprema’s BioSign | From Our Conversation With Dr. Brian Song, Vice President, Suprema

Earlier this month at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill had a chance to speak with Dr. Brian Song, Vice President, Suprema. Best known for its physical access control biometrics products, Suprema was at MWC demonstrating its BioSign solution, which signals the company’s aggressive move into the mobile market. Here are four…

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INTERVIEW: John Che, President and CEO, ZKTeco

INTERVIEW: John Che, President and CEO, ZKTeco

Recently, Peter O’Neill, president of FindBiomterics, interviewed John Che, president and CEO of ZKTeco, a global provider of biometric access control and time & attendance solutions. The conversation begins with talk of how well the company performed in 2015 and the launch of its new division, ZKAccess. It goes on to detail the global markets,…

INTERVIEW: Gerry Bornhofen, President, iTouch Biometrics

Peter O’Neill, president of FindBiometrics, recently interviewed Gerry Bornhofen, president of iTouch Biometrics. The conversation begins with a briefing on the company and its FBI approved Accurate-ID multimodal biometrics software. Discussion then turns to how iTouch has made the user experience so intuitive on its flagship technology, the markets that it is targeting, and the growing need…

INTERVIEW: Phil Tusa, COO, CMITech

Peter O’Neill, president of FindBiometrics, recently interviewed Phil Tusa, COO of the iris biometric company CMITech. The conversation begins with a look into what’s driving iris biometrics and how CMITech is addressing some of the central challenges facing the modality. It goes on to detail the company’s history, the verticals CMITech is finding success in,…

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