interviews

INTERVIEW: Stan Swearingen, CEO, IDEX

INTERVIEW: Stan Swearingen, CEO, IDEX

Biometric smart cards have been a hot topic in FinTech for over a year now, and at the center of that conversation is IDEX, a Norway-based biometric solutions provider focused exclusively in the smart cards vertical. FindBiometrics Managing Editor Peter Counter had the opportunity to speak with IDEX’s new CEO, Stan Swearingen, who was appointed…

Money20/20 Europe: The Biometrics Industry Speaks at “The Greatest FinTech Show on Earth”

Money20/20 Europe: The Biometrics Industry Speaks at “The Greatest FinTech Show on Earth”

FindBiometrics was in Amsterdam this week reporting live from Money20/20 Europe, where biometrics were an integral part of the conversation. From the main stage to the exhibition floor, biometrics are the buzz this year, with day-one keynotes from Biocryptology and Mastercard framing identity and authentication as crucial components to the FinTech space in Europe and…

INTERVIEW: Precise Biometrics’ Fredrik Sjoholm at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

INTERVIEW: Precise Biometrics’ Fredrik Sjoholm at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

Precise Biometrics established itself as one of the world’s top providers of fingerprint algorithm software thanks at least in part to its prudent acumen, with the company having established a key partnership with fingerprint sensor provider Fingerprint Cards early on in the game, and later expanded its roster of partners as the mobile biometrics market…

INTERVIEW: IDEX CFO Henrik Knudtzon at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

INTERVIEW: IDEX CFO Henrik Knudtzon at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

Fingerprint sensor specialist IDEX has kept a steady eye on the emerging biometric smart cards market over the last several months, asserting in its most recent corporate update that this is now its “top priority”. And so it’s only natural that the company would be on hand at Money20/20 Europe to discuss its fingerprint sensor…

INTERVIEW: Nok Nok Labs’ Michelle Salway at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

INTERVIEW: Nok Nok Labs’ Michelle Salway at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

FIDO Alliance co-founder Nok Nok Labs has been enjoying a pretty good run lately. In a recent corporate update, the company revealed that it had seen a huge bump in billings for 2017, which it credited to mobile devices and global regulations that demand strong online authentication. But perhaps more importantly, the recent launch of…

INTERVIEW: Michael Saylor, CEO, MicroStrategy

INTERVIEW: Michael Saylor, CEO, MicroStrategy

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Michael Saylor, CEO of MicroStrategy. The conversation begins with how MicroStrategy is delivering on its vision of the Intelligent Enterprise. The concept shows us how a unified mobile identity, device management and communication capabilities can be tightly integrated with analytics to bring a simple solution that’s secure and…

UPDATED: Biometrics at MWC 2018 – Talking About Identity

UPDATED: Biometrics at MWC 2018 – Talking About Identity

FindBiometrics and Mobile ID World are reporting live from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where biometrics are everywhere, sparking conversation and controlling venue access. Strong authentication and biometric technology fits into nearly every key trend at MWC this year, bringing security and convenience to smart cars, credit cards, touch screens and the latest flagship smartphone…

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Fabrice Jogand-Coulomb, Mobile Solutions Strategy, HID Global, Talks The Future of Mobile ID Solutions at MWC 2018

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Fabrice Jogand-Coulomb, Mobile Solutions Strategy, HID Global, Talks The Future of Mobile ID Solutions at MWC 2018

It’s Mobile World Congress 2018 this week, and FindBiometrics is bringing you coverage straight from the international conference in Barcelona. Reporting live from the exhibition floor, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill connected with Fabrice Jogand-Coulomb, Mobile Solutions Strategy, HID Global. Jogand-Coulomb discussed the mobile ID solutions on the horizon for HID, with GSMA and other players…

AUDIO INTERVIEW: John Atkinson, VP, MicroStrategy at MWC 2018

AUDIO INTERVIEW: John Atkinson, VP, MicroStrategy at MWC 2018

With identity credentials increasingly going digital, and consumers relying more and more on the mobile devices for a range of tasks, it’s no surprise that MicroStrategy‘s Usher platform has found a rising number of applications. The solution is designed to turn a mobile device – from a smartphone to an Apple Watch – into a…

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Samuel Choi, Senior Sales Manager, Suprema at MWC 2018

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Samuel Choi, Senior Sales Manager, Suprema at MWC 2018

Suprema has long been established as a provider of reliable, technologically advanced biometric solutions, but the company’s presence in the consumer electronics sector is still growing in the wake of the mobile biometrics revolution. At this year’s Mobile World Congress, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill had the opportunity to catch up with Samuel Choi, Senior Sales…

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Trustonic CTO Richard Hayton Talks TEE and Digital Holograms

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Trustonic CTO Richard Hayton Talks TEE and Digital Holograms

Trustonic came to this week’s Mobile World Congress after a very busy year. The company’s Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) technology was embraced by a range of interests, form a government security contractor in the UK, to a system-on-chip specialist exploring the connected car space, to a major digital authentication body in South Korea. In a…

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory at MWC 2018

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory at MWC 2018

With the growing popularity of voice-based user interfaces and interaction, Sensory‘s technology has been widely embraced. It was in play through a number of offerings from partners like Amazon, Honeywell, Huawei, and Motorola at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, and, as Sensory CEO Todd Mozer points out, it has enjoyed a repeat performance at this…

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Carl-Michael Heüveldop on Aware’s Big Transition

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Carl-Michael Heüveldop on Aware’s Big Transition

This year’s Mobile World Congress finds Aware, Inc. in transition. Speaking to FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill, the company’s business development consultant for Europe, Carl-Michael Heüveldop, explains that the past year has seen the company shift its focus from the government sector to the commercial market, with Aware now concentrating on the mobile applications of its biometric…

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Mark Virnig, Director, Product Management – Mobile, ImageWare at MWC 2018

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Mark Virnig, Director, Product Management – Mobile, ImageWare at MWC 2018

By now, ImageWare‘s GoVerifyID platform is well established, and so the company has taken the opportunity of this year’s Mobile World Congress to show off how it’s being used by partners including SAP and Fujitsu. Those are some pretty big names in the enterprise services sector, and in his show floor interview with FindBiometrics President…

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Iris ID’s Mohammed Murad at MWC 2018

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Iris ID’s Mohammed Murad at MWC 2018

It’s Mobile World Congress 2018 this week, and FindBiometrics is bringing you coverage straight from the international conference in Barcelona. Reporting live from the exhibition floor, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill caught up with Mohammed Murad, Vice President of Sales and Business Development for Iris ID. Murad highlighted Iris ID’s handheld iris recognition technology currently being showcased at…

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Guillaume Yribarren, VP, IDEMIA at Mobile World Congress

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Guillaume Yribarren, VP, IDEMIA at Mobile World Congress

This week saw IDEMIA‘s first appearance at Mobile World Congress since the company was formed through the merger of Safran Identity & Security and Oberthur Technologies last year. Accordingly, the digital security giant has taken the opportunity to make a big splash: Describing IDEMIA’s MWC showing to FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill in an on-site interview,…

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