Biowatch: A Wearable Biometric Solution (Sensors Europe 2017)

Mr Joe Rice, Chairman & Co-Founder
Biowatch SA


Europe 2017 Presentation - Biowatch SA*
Europe 2017 Audio Presentation - Biowatch SA*

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Presentation Summary

Biowatch is developing wrist-worn secure biometric authentication systems to secure user's physical and digital access to premises, vehicles and digital services including access and use of corporate and personal computer systems, devices and transactional services. The Biowatch module's security and communications are based on FIDO-compliant designs and have an independently tested performance better than 1 in 10,000 FAR.

Speaker Biography (Joe Rice)

I invented vein pattern recognition, built the first vein biometric readers and wrote the blueprint for the development of the biowatch biometric module, following the theft and fraudulent use of my chequebook & identity in 1983. I was annoyed.... so I decided to do something about it! I didn't think it would take me 30+ years to accomplish....but today its time has come.

Company Profile (Biowatch SA)

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Biowatch is a Swiss start-up active in the fields of biometric authentication and wearables. Founded by Joe Rice and Matthias Vanoni, Biowatch has developed the first miniaturised and modularized wrist vein scanners that can be added to any watch or wearable, Biowatch provides a secure source of authentication using the unique pattern of a user's wrist veins.
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