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Former IDEMIA Exec is Aware’s New CEO

Former IDEMIA Exec is Aware’s New CEO

A former IDEMIA executive is Aware, Inc.‘s new Chief Executive Officer. Robert – or “Bob” – Eckel joins the Aware team as both CEO and a new member of the Board of Directors, while previous CEO Kevin Russell has been named the company’s Chief Legal and Administrative Officer. Eckel served as CEO of MorphoTrust starting…

Aware CEO Emphasizes Knomi Attention in Q2 Update

Aware CEO Emphasizes Knomi Attention in Q2 Update

“… Aware is continuing to invest in the development of its biometric solutions and that the company’s team remains encouraged by market interest in its offerings, particularly Knomi.” Aware Inc. has posted its results for the second quarter, ended June 30th. The biometrics specialist saw revenues of $3 million during the quarter, compared to revenues…

ID4Africa: Aware’s David Benini talks Liveness Detection, the “Leap-Frog” Effect, and Healthcare [Audio]

ID4Africa: Aware’s David Benini talks Liveness Detection, the “Leap-Frog” Effect, and Healthcare [Audio]

FindBiometrics is in Johannesburg, reporting live from ID4Africa 2019, where the biometrics industry is convening to help realize the future of next-generation identity technology in Africa. All week we will be bringing you live audio interviews recorded on the exhibition floor with biometrics industry experts helping transform identity services across the continent. Peter O’Neill, President…

On-Device Biometrics Month: The Roundup

On-Device Biometrics Month: The Roundup

There was a time – and it wasn’t so long ago – when biometric authentication was an extremely niche area of technological research and security. Indeed, until recently, the idea of scanning a fingerprint or face or eye for identification was often placed in the realm of science fiction, so far as pop culture has…

Mobile Biometrics Solution Helps to Deliver Strong Q1 Results for Aware

Mobile Biometrics Solution Helps to Deliver Strong Q1 Results for Aware

Aware, Inc. has issued its results for Q1, ended March 31st, showing a strong year-over-year improvement. Revenues came in at $3.7 million, compared to revenues of $2.9 million in the first quarter of 2018. And Aware saw a net income of $228,000 for the latest quarter, compared to a loss of $495,000 in Q1 of…

Aware Reports Steady Growth in Q4 Update

Aware Reports Steady Growth in Q4 Update

“…the company attributed the growth mostly to “higher service sales”, with “higher software maintenance sales and lower costs” also playing a role.” Aware, Inc. has posted its results for the quarter ended December 31st, showing steady growth. The company saw revenues of $4.1 million in the quarter, compared to $3.1 million in Q4 of 2017.…

INTERVIEW: Aware’s David Benini On Knomi, FIDO UAF, and Industry Trends

INTERVIEW: Aware’s David Benini On Knomi, FIDO UAF, and Industry Trends

Aware, Inc. has long been a heavy-hitter in the biometric security industry, but it has had a particularly eventful year in 2018. The company won a huge contract from the UK Home Office this summer to work on an important biometric services project that will have applications in border control, immigration, and law enforcement. And…

[Money20/20] Aware VP David Benini Talks Knomi, FIDO, and Aware’s Big UK Contract

[Money20/20] Aware VP David Benini Talks Knomi, FIDO, and Aware’s Big UK Contract

It was just about a year ago that Aware became one of the most notable biometrics specialists to offer a multimodal biometric authentication platform for mobile apps. Called Knomi, the SDK package immediately became one of Aware’s key flagship offerings, and it attained even more prestige this summer when it attained FIDO UAF 1.1 certification.…

FedID 2018: Aware’s David Benini on Knomi, FIDO Certification, and Cloud vs On-Device

FedID 2018: Aware’s David Benini on Knomi, FIDO Certification, and Cloud vs On-Device

FindBiometrics is in Tampa this week, bringing you live coverage from the 2018 Federal Identity Forum & Exhibition (FedID 2018). During day one on the exhibition floor I interviewed David Benini, Vice President, Marketing & Product at Aware. Our conversation began with discussing Aware’s Knomi biometric software and its recent FIDO certification. We went on…

Aware’s Knomi Solution Gets FIDO UAF 1.1 Certification

Aware’s Knomi Solution Gets FIDO UAF 1.1 Certification

“FIDO continues to gain adoption globally in part because of a dynamic marketplace of certified products from a variety of providers, with each having passed through a rigorous certification program that provides assurance that they are functional and interoperable. Aware is pleased to offer some of the first authenticators available to be version 1.1 certified.”…

Aware Inc. Celebrates Enterprise Security Magazine Recognition

Aware Inc. Celebrates Enterprise Security Magazine Recognition

“Aware noted that it plans to demonstrate its Knomi solution at the Connect:ID exhibition in Washington next week…” Enterprise Security Magazine has named Aware, Inc. a “Top Ten Multifactor Authentication Solution Provider of 2018,” the latter has announced. The recognition granted Aware a profile in the March edition of Enterprise Security Magazine. The profile focuses…

Aware, Inc. Releases Q4/2017 Results

Aware, Inc. Releases Q4/2017 Results

Aware, Inc. has issued its Q4 and 2017 year-end results. Revenues for the quarter were down, coming in at $3.3 million compared to $3.9 million in Q4 of 2016. For the full year, revenues totaled $16.3 million, compared to revenues of $21.6 million for the previous year. Similar trends were seen in net income: While…

New Video From Aware Illustrates the Everyday Benefits of Multi-factor Biometrics

New Video From Aware Illustrates the Everyday Benefits of Multi-factor Biometrics

Aware, Inc. is illustrating the benefits of its Knomi mobile biometric authentication platform – literally. The company has just released a new, animated video that shows how Knomi can make life easier on a day-to-day basis for end users: The video starts things off by showing how Knomi can enable biometric facial recognition on a…

INTERVIEW: David Benini, VP, Aware, Inc. at Money20/20 2017 [AUDIO]

Aware, Inc. has long been one of the big names of the biometrics industry, applying its technology across the consumer, commercial, and government sectors. As disclosed in its latest quarterly update, the company has lately placed a strong focus on R&D, and that has evidently borne fruit in the form of Knomi, Aware’s new mobile…

Aware CEO Highlights Knomi Solution in Q3 Update

Aware CEO Highlights Knomi Solution in Q3 Update

Aware CEO Kevin Russell highlighted the company’s announcement of Knomi, its new mobile authentication solution based on behavioral, facial, and voice recognition. Aware, Inc. has issued its corporate update for the third quarter. Revenues for the quarter came in at $5.9 million, the same as in the corresponding quarter in 2016. Net income meanwhile, decreased from…

Knomi Mobile Authentication System Combines Behavioral, Face & Voice Biometrics

Knomi Mobile Authentication System Combines Behavioral, Face & Voice Biometrics

“…Knomi also features ‘proprietary liveness detection techniques that use both passive and interactive methods’ to thwart spoofing attempts.” Aware, Inc. has announced a new mobile authentication solution that combines behavioral biometrics with facial and voice recognition. Called Knomi, the solution is available as a package of SDKs. It can be deployed either as a server-based…