Mobile World Congress

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: GSMA’s David Pollington Talks Mobile Connect and Biometrics at MWC 2018

AUDIO INTERVIEW: GSMA’s David Pollington Talks Mobile Connect and Biometrics at MWC 2018

FindBiometrics is reporting live from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, where the future of mobility is in full view. Emerging 5G, automotive, drones, FinTech, and secure identity technologies are all being showcased at the event, painting a bright and prosperous mobile-powered tomorrow. Peter O’Neill, President of FindBiometrics, had a chance to speak with…

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…

MWC 2018: Egis Covers its Bases with In-Display Sensor, Facial Recognition Solutions

MWC 2018: Egis Covers its Bases with In-Display Sensor, Facial Recognition Solutions

Egis Technology is showcasing in-display fingerprint sensor technology at this week’s Mobile World Congress. The company is showing off a sensor designed for implementation under an OLED display, allowing end users to scan their fingers on the device display itself. It’s a timely follow-up to Egis’s showcase of under-glass fingerprint sensor technology at last year’s…

Suprema Takes Aim at Next Gen Premium Smartphone Market with MWC Showcase

Suprema Takes Aim at Next Gen Premium Smartphone Market with MWC Showcase

Mobile World Congress is right around the corner, and Suprema will be there with exciting news biometric innovations. The Korean biomerics company announced that at next month’s’ Barcelona conference it will be showcasing new in-display fingerprint matching functionality on its BioSign 3.0 software as well as launching a new 3D facial recognition solution named LookSign.…

INTERVIEW: Mohammed Murad, VP Global Business Development and Sales, Iris ID

INTERVIEW: Mohammed Murad, VP Global Business Development and Sales, Iris ID

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Iris ID‘s Vice President of Global Business Development and Sales, Mohammed Murad. The conversation begins on the topic of the recent Somaliland presidential election, in which Iris ID biometric technology played a crucial role, and how the success of that deployment will positively affect the iris biometrics industry…

INTERVIEW: Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA

INTERVIEW: Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA. The interview begins with an overview of the new company structure after the 2017 merger of OT and Safran Identity & Security that resulted in IDEMIA’s creation, as well as an explanation of IDEMIA’s Augmented Identity core philosophy. The discussion then turns…

GSMA Announces Details on Mobile World Congress Americas 2018

GSMA Announces Details on Mobile World Congress Americas 2018

The GSMA has revealed the first details about the second Mobile World Congress Americas, including a change of venue. While the inaugural MWC Americas made its debut in San Franscisco, year two will see the event move to Los Angeles, with GSMA Chief Marketing Officer Michael O’Hara calling the city “the entertainment capital of the…

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