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Full-Screen Fingerprint Scanning is Next Phase in Mobile Biometrics: Precise CEO

Full-Screen Fingerprint Scanning is Next Phase in Mobile Biometrics: Precise CEO

“Its new Precise YOUNiQ solution, which combines fingerprint, facial, and behavioral recognition with geodata, is also an area of intensifying focus, with Precise Biometrics aiming for commercialization in 2020.” Full-screen fingerprint scanning could be the next big thing in mobile biometrics, according to comments from Precise Biometrics‘ CEO in the company’s latest quarterly update. “The…

Synaptics’ Q3 Results Show Dip in Mobile, IoT Revenues

Synaptics’ Q3 Results Show Dip in Mobile, IoT Revenues

“Going forward, we have the elements in place to execute towards an overall richer margin mix and the ability to drive even greater momentum across the portfolio.” – Saleel Awsare, SVP and General Manager, IoT Division, Corporate Marketing & Investor Relations, Synaptics Synaptics has posted its results for the third quarter of its fiscal year,…

ImageWare CEO Notes Growing Interest in Biometrics in Q1 Update

ImageWare CEO Notes Growing Interest in Biometrics in Q1 Update

ImageWare has issued its Q1 results for 2019, delivering a status quo net result alongside a spike in revenues. With respect to the latter, ImageWare brought in $931,000 in the quarter, compared to $716,000 in Q1 of 2018 – an increase of 30 percent. Its net loss, meanwhile, was $3.6 million, the same as in…

IDEX Concludes AGM, Emphasizes Biometric Cards Progress in Q1 Update

IDEX Concludes AGM, Emphasizes Biometric Cards Progress in Q1 Update

IDEX has concluded its Annual General Meeting, and issued its results for the first quarter of 2019. The AGM was a successful one, with all resolutions having been made in accordance with the Board’s proposals. That includes an official name change to “IDEX Biometrics ASA”, aimed at offering a better indication of what the company…

Biometric Tech Enhancement, Partnerships Drive Ipsidy Growth in Q1 Update

Biometric Tech Enhancement, Partnerships Drive Ipsidy Growth in Q1 Update

“Our identity platform offers mobile biometric services that work great on their own and even better together,” – Philip Beck, Chairman and CEO, Ipsidy Ipsidy has reported its results for the first quarter of 2019, showing a dramatic year-over-year improvement for the biometric identification specialist. Revenues for the quarter ended March 31st came in at…

RealNetworks’ Q1 Results Show Revenue Growth from SAFR Biometric Facial Recognition Solution

RealNetworks’ Q1 Results Show Revenue Growth from SAFR Biometric Facial Recognition Solution

“While SAFR is key to RealNetworks’ business, a wildcard in the mix is the company’s acquisition of the music streaming service Napster, which contributed $12.3 million in net income to the company’s first quarter result.” RealNetworks has published its Q1 results for the period ended March 31st, showing an upwards trajectory for its SAFR facial…

ImageWare to Issue Q1 Update on May 9

ImageWare to Issue Q1 Update on May 9

ImageWare will file its Q1 fiscal report to the SEC on Thursday, May 9th, and will hold a conference call on the quarter’s results that same day, the company has announced. The call is scheduled for 1:30pm PT, or 4:30pm ET. In announcing the Q1 update, the San Diego-based biometric authentication specialist offered few details…

FacePhi’s Full Year 2018 Update Reflects Biometric Banking Successes

FacePhi’s Full Year 2018 Update Reflects Biometric Banking Successes

“The company gained strong market traction in recent years with its flagship selfie-based mobile authentication solution, and last year dramatically expanded its offerings…” FacePhi closed out its 2018 fiscal year with a turnover of €4.48 million, a 66 percent increase, the company has announced. EBITDA, meanwhile, came in at €1,279,804, compared to €855,929 in 2017,…

ImageWare Raises $5M Through Direct Share Offering

ImageWare Raises $5M Through Direct Share Offering

“In a statement announcing the capital raise, ImageWare said it would use the net proceeds for general corporate purposes.’” ImageWare has raised about $5.0 million through a share offering, the company has announced. It was a direct offering of 4,545,455 shares of common stock that saw subscriptions from institutional investors, at a price of $1.10…

FPC On Solid Footing After Challenging Year, Says CEO in Annual Report

FPC On Solid Footing After Challenging Year, Says CEO in Annual Report

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has issued its Annual Report for 2018, detailing a difficult year that the company has nevertheless been able to navigate effectively. In his commentary in the report, Fingerprints CEO Christian Fredrikson is upfront about the challenges the company has faced, noting that a 30 percent drop (compared to 2017) in the Average…

Zwipe ‘at Forefront’ of Shift to Biometric Payment Cards in Q1 Update

Zwipe ‘at Forefront’ of Shift to Biometric Payment Cards in Q1 Update

Zwipe has issued a corporate update for the first quarter of the year, depicting its continuing focus on the emerging biometric payment cards market. In its update, the fingerprint biometrics specialist asserted that it’s participating “in the majority of ongoing biometric payment card pilots in collaboration with partners in Europe and the Middle East,” adding…

Nuance Finds New Investor Relations SVP Ahead of  Release of Q2 Results

Nuance Finds New Investor Relations SVP Ahead of Release of Q2 Results

Nuance Communications has announced that Tracy Krumme will be taking over as the company’s new Senior Vice President of Investor Relations. Krumme brings more than 25 years of financial experience to the role, with similar investor relations stops at companies like Luxoft, NCR, and Hollinger International. “In addition to her extensive investor relations and technology…

IDEX AGM and Q1 Presentation to Focus on Biometric Cards Progress

IDEX AGM and Q1 Presentation to Focus on Biometric Cards Progress

Fingerprint biometrics specialist IDEX has set a date for its Annual General Meeting: It will take place on May 9th at the Vika Atrium Conference Centre in Oslo, starting at 9am local time. The news comes alongside the publication of IDEX’s Annual Report for 2018. Its fiscal results are consistent with the preliminary results issued…

Synaptics Q3 Update Could Illuminate Mobile Sector Trends

Synaptics Q3 Update Could Illuminate Mobile Sector Trends

“The report may shed light on salient trends in the mobile industry.” Synaptics has set a date for the publication of its Q3 fiscal results: They will be issued on Thursday, May 9th, after market close. A conference call in which the results will be discussed has been scheduled for that same day, starting at…

BIO-key Anticipates Big Jump in Revenues for 2019

BIO-key Anticipates Big Jump in Revenues for 2019

“Importantly, 2018 marked a significant year of progress for BIO-key both in terms of new business productivity and developing predictable and recurring revenue opportunities for our core biometric software technology for 2019 and beyond.” – Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key BIO-key has changed things up with its latest fiscal update, adopting a new GAAP approach to…

ImageWare On ‘Path Toward Profitability’ In Q4/2018 Update

ImageWare On ‘Path Toward Profitability’ In Q4/2018 Update

“Pending initiatives and our work in the higher price point health care market signal that we are firmly on a path toward profitability.” – Jim Miller, CEO ImageWare Systems ImageWare has issued its year-end corporate update, with its top executive anticipating a bright future for the biometric authentication company. In detailing its Q4 results, the…

BIO-key to Post Q4, FY2018 Results On April 1st

BIO-key to Post Q4, FY2018 Results On April 1st

BIO-key has set a date for the publication of its Q4 and 2018 year-end results: They will be disclosed on Monday, April 1st, after market close. The report’s publication will be followed by a conference call the next day, at 10am ET. The company has announced at least a few major deals since its Q3…

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