Biowatch: Biometric Identification Using Veins, with Matthias Vanoni
In this episode, MeiXing Dong interviews Matthias Vanoni, co-founder and CEO of Biowatch. Vanoni speaks about Biowatch, a wrist-veins biometric reader that functions as a security solution for mobile payments and smart devices. They discuss the technical challenges of building a miniaturized wrist-vein reader and how this device changes the usual user authentication process.
Prior to being the CEO and co-founder of Biowatch SA, Matthias Vanoni (31) was a PhD student at EPFL and IDIAP Research Institute, specialised in biometric authentication and a former captain in French Gendarmerie. His Life is now dedicated to entrepreneurship, his wife and their little boy.
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