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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,…

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Daon’s Clive Bourke at Mobile World Congress

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Daon’s Clive Bourke at Mobile World Congress

FindBiometrics is reporting live from Barcelona for the 2018 Mobile World Congress, where biometric technology is everywhere and vendors are out in full force showcasing strong authentication. Peter O’Neill, President, FindBiometrics, paid a visit to the FIDO Alliance pavilion to speak with Clive Bourke, President EMEA and APAC for Daon – the biometric software company behind…

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Andrew Shikiar, Senior Director of Marketing, FIDO Alliance at Mobile World Congress 2018

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Andrew Shikiar, Senior Director of Marketing, FIDO Alliance at Mobile World Congress 2018

It’s Mobile World Congress 2018 this week, and FindBiometrics is bringing you coverage from the international conference in Barcelona, reporting live from the exhibition floor. Peter O’Neill, President of FindBiometrics, caught up with FIDO Alliance Senior Director of Marketing Andrew Shikiar to talk about user authentication, the “password problem”, the mobile first economy, changes to…

INTERVIEW: Colleen Dunlap, CEO, StoneLock

INTERVIEW: Colleen Dunlap, CEO, StoneLock

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Colleen Dunlap, CEO of StoneLock – a global facial recognition security company. The conversation begins with a brief overview of the company’s history, and why StoneLock’s near infrared facial recognition stands out in the competitive physical access market. Dunlap then speaks about the enterprise biometrics market and other…

Year in Review 2017: Maxine Most, Acuity Market Intelligence

Acuity Market Intelligence and its Principal Analyst, Maxine Most, were among the earliest industry experts to predict the full extent of the mobile biometrics revolution, and they have kept on the ball over the past year. Acuity’s prediction at the start of 2017 that cheaper biometric smartphones would flood into the market presaged the increasing…

Year in Review: Interview with Sergio Rainero, COO, Green Bit

That 2017 marked the 20th anniversary of Green Bit is just one of the reasons it was a big year for the Italy-based company. The year also saw the appointment of a new head of sales in the US; the launch of its new DactyScan84t and MultiScan527t fingerprint scanners; and a strong showing in a…

INTERVIEW: Jeff Brown, VP Sales, SecuGen

INTERVIEW: Jeff Brown, VP Sales, SecuGen

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Jeff Brown, Vice President of Sales at SecuGen. The conversation begins with with a review of SecuGen’s activities at CES earlier this month and a recap of the company’s 2017 highlights. Brown goes on to speak about SecuGen’s ambitions in the biometric software arena, the market landscape from…

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