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closed 12/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Aware, Inc., acquired Fortress Identity

synopsis: Aware, Inc., a leading global provider of biometrics software products, solutions and services, has acquired Fortress Identity, a pioneering provider of digital ID verification and biometric authentication.
buyer: Aware, Inc. (US:AWRE:$16.28)
Aware is the world’s leading provider of biometrics products and solutions. Aware’s identity verification and management solutions support financial services, enterprise security, healthcare, human resources, citizen ID, border management, law enforcement, defense, and intelligence. "
target: Fortress Identity
Fortress Identity is an intelligent biometrics platform that replaces passwords with secure multimodal and multi-factor identification, using an individual’s unique human biometrics for secure identity authentication.
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closed 9/13/2022 via BusinessWire

Volaris Group Inc., acquired Bravura Security

synopsis: Volaris Group announced it has acquired Hitachi ID Systems, Inc. which it has renamed as Bravura Security. Bravura Security will continue to operate independently as an industry leader delivering best-in-class identity, privileged access, password and passwordless products.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Volaris Group Inc.
Headquartered in Canada, Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies. As an Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is all about strengthening businesses within the markets they compete and enabling them to grow. "
target: Bravura Security
Bravura Security, an analyst-recognized leader formerly known as Hitachi ID Systems, Inc., delivers decades of experience and the industry's only single Identity, Privileged Access, Password and Passwordless management platform, the Bravura Security Fabric.
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closed 8/17/2022 via Company Press Release

System High Corporation, acquired ManageYOURiD Inc.

synopsis: System High Corporation, a security lifecycle protection services provider, has acquired ManageYOURiD, a leading provider of identity management, risk mitigation, and personal privacy software solutions. ManageYOURiD helps commercial and government sector clients to better manage their online presence and protect their personal information.
buyer parent: Enlightenment Capital
buyer: System High Corporation
System High is a security lifecycle protection services provider. System High delivers advanced protection to secure critical missions, programs, operations, and intelligence activities. Their capabilities include lifecycle protection, cybersecurity, insider threat, counterintelligence, and more. "
target: ManageYOURiD Inc.
ManageYOURiD is a leading provider of identity management, risk mitigation, and personal privacy software solutions. ManageYOURiD helps commercial and government sector clients to better manage their online presence and protect their personal information.
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announced 8/3/2022 via PR Newswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire Ping Identity Corporation

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, a leading software investment firm, will acquire Ping Identity, an Intelligent Identity solution for the enterprise. Ping Identity makes digital experiences secure and seamless for all users. Their cloud platform provides customers, workforce, and partners with access to cloud and on-premises applications across the hybrid enterprise.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors. Thoma Bravo partners with a company’s management team to implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives and make acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue and earnings. "
target: Ping Identity Corporation (PING:$299.45)
Ping Identity is the Intelligent Identity solution for the enterprise. The PingOne Cloud Platform provides customers, workforce, and partners with access to cloud, mobile, SaaS and on-premises applications across the hybrid enterprise.
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announced 7/12/2022 via BusinessWire

Thales SA, will acquire OneWelcome

synopsis: Thales, a global technology leader for the Aerospace, Transport, Defence & Security markets, is to acquire OneWelcome, a European leader in the fast growing market of Customer Identity and Access Management.
buyer: Thales SA (ENXTPA:HO:$16,192.00)
Thales is a global technology leader for the Aerospace, Transport, Defence & Security markets. With over 23,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design and deploy equipment, systems and services to meet the most complex security requirements. "
target: OneWelcome
OneWelcome is the leading European provider of cloud-based identity and access management (IAM) solutions. OneWelcome's IAM platform enables organisations to provide external identities with secure and easy access to their online services and apps.
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closed 7/11/2022 via Company Press Release

Fastpath, Inc., acquired ideiio

synopsis: Fastpath Solutions LLC, a global leader in application governance, risk and compliance, has acquired ideiio, a leading Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) solution in the UK. ideiio provides a cloud-based identity access and governance platform that helps organizations to manage the digital identity lifecycle of their workforce.
buyer: Fastpath, Inc.
Fastpath is a global leader in application governance, risk and compliance. Fastpath enables organizations to manage and automate the processes around access control and data access risk, quickly and efficiently. Their cloud-based solutions simplifies audit and compliance activities. "
target: ideiio
ideiio is a leading Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) solution in the UK. ideiio provides a cloud-based identity access and governance platform that helps organizations to manage the digital identity lifecycle of their workforce as they join, move internally and leave the organization.
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closed 6/20/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Converge Technology Solutions, acquired Notarius

synopsis: Converge Technology Solutions Corp, a Canadian software-enabled IT & Cloud Solutions provider, announced its majority owned subsidiary, Portage CyberTech Inc., has acquired Notarius. Based in Montreal, Notarius provides solutions that safeguard the long-term reliability of electronic documents.
buyer: Converge Technology Solutions (TSXV:CTS:$512.93)
Converge Technology Solutions is a software-enabled IT & Cloud Solutions provider based in Canada. Its global solution approach delivers advanced analytics, application modernization, cloud, cybersecurity, digital infrastructure, and digital workplace offerings to clients across various industries. "
target: Notarius
Montreal-based Notarius is an enabler of digital trust, offering secured digital signatures, trusted electronic signatures and reliable signature tools throughout North America. Notarius’ solutions give electronic documents a higher level of legal reliability than a hand-signed paper document.
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closed 6/8/2022 via BusinessWire

Entrust Corporation, acquired Evidos b.v.

synopsis: Entrust, a global leader in trusted identities, payments and data protection, announced the acquisition of Netherlands-based Evidos, an innovative leader in cloud-based electronic signatures and identity verification solutions.
buyer: Entrust Corporation
Entrust is a global leader in trusted identity, payment, and data protection. Entrust offers an unmatched breadth of digital security and credential issuance solutions for crossing borders, making purchases, accessing e-government services, and logging into corporate networks. "
target: Evidos b.v.
Evidos is an innovative leader in cloud-based electronic signatures and identity verification solutions. With their solutions clients can be confident with whom they do business on the Internet, save costs and deliver their products and services faster and more efficiently.
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closed 6/6/2022 via PR Newswire

GM Sectec, acquired Scure Pty Ltd

synopsis: GM Sectec, a global cyber defense and managed security services provider, has acquired a majority stake in Scure Pty Ltd, a payment security and Security Software as a Service (SSaaS) products and services provider in Australia. Scure's software allows users to easily setup two factor authentication across multiple devices.
buyer: GM Sectec
GM Sectec is a global cyber defense and managed security services provider. GM Sectec offers innovative cybersecurity, governance and compliance solutions and services focused on managing digital risk. They enable businesses to detect advanced attacks and respond to them effectively. "
target: Scure Pty Ltd
Scure is a payment security and Security Software as a Service (SSaaS) products and services provider in Australia. Scure provides businesses with a second layer of protection to their account credentials. Their software allows users to easily setup two factor authentication across multiple devices.
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closed 6/1/2022 via PR Newswire

Lookout, Inc., acquired SaferPass s.r.o.

synopsis: Lookout, Inc., a leading provider of endpoint and cloud security solutions, has acquired Slovakia-based SaferPass, an innovative Password Management company that provides secure online identity solutions for both consumers and businesses.
buyer: Lookout, Inc.
Lookout is a leading provider of endpoint and cloud security solutions. Lookout enables consumers and employees to protect their data, and to securely stay connected without violating their privacy and trust. "
target: SaferPass s.r.o.
Based in Slovakia, SaferPass delivers a robust, innovative solution for identity and password management to both consumers and businesses, enabling users to securely manage their passwords, banking and other sensitive information across devices.
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closed 5/31/2022 via BNC Analysis

Truora Inc., acquired ZapSign

synopsis: The Colombian user authentication startup Truora announced that it has acquired ZapSign, a Brazilian startup that provides electronic signature services. The acquisition will see Truora integrate such service via WhatsApp, Web, or API, and ZapSign will expand throughout Latin America.
buyer: Truora Inc.
Truora is a Colombian technology company that builds authentication and communication tools for Latin America. Truora’s core products are Digital Identity, Truoconnect and Truchecks. The company’s mission is to simplify and automate user interactions for enterprise customers. "
target: ZapSign
ZapSign is a Brazilian startup that provides electronic signature services. ZapSign captures various signer authentication data in addition to the on-screen signature, such as the signer's IP, date and time, phone, email, unique code and device, browser, and operating system information.
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announced 5/12/2022 via PR Newswire

CheckOut.com, will acquire ubble

synopsis: Checkout.com, a global payments solution provider, will acquire ubble, a European remote identity verification service. ubble aims to build trust between online services and their users. Their solution uses video live streaming and A.I. technology to help businesses quickly verify their customers, protect their users, and reduce the cost of fraud.
buyer: CheckOut.com
Based in GB, Checkout.com helps companies accept more payments around the world through one integration. Their unified global payment processing platform features in-country acquiring, relevant payment methods, feature parity across geographies, fraud filters, and reporting features, via one API. "
target: ubble
ubble is a European remote identity verification service. ubble aims to build trust between online services and their users. Their solution uses video live streaming and A.I. technology to help businesses quickly verify their customers, protect their users, and reduce the cost of fraud.
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closed 4/20/2022 via Yahoo, Inc.

OneIDLab merged with Tozny, Inc.,

synopsis: Portland, Oregon-based Tozny, an identity management and data security company, and OneIDLab, a Zero Trust posture security technology company, announced the companies will merge to form Tozny, Inc. OneIDLab was built to help companies implement easy to use, highly effective security solutions. ​
buyer: Tozny, Inc.
Tozny, Inc., delivers integrated software and hardware Identity Management, Privileged Access Management, Data Encryption, and Key Management risk informed solutions with flexible deployment options including cloud, on-premises, or hybrid implementations. "
target: OneIDLab
OneIDLab was built to help companies implement easy to use, highly effective security solutions. ​ Protected by 20+ patents, their technology is uniquely engineered to secure and manage identities with the most advanced Zero Trust architecture. ​ OneIDLab is based in Camas, Washington USA.
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closed 3/24/2022 via BusinessWire

Mitek Systems, Inc., acquired HooYu

synopsis: Mitek, a global leader in digital identity (ID) verification and fraud prevention, announced the acquisition of UK’s leading KYC (know your customer) technology pioneers, HooYu. HooYu is a global customer onboarding platform that provides UI and UX tools to deliver customized mobile or desktop digital journeys.
buyer: Mitek Systems, Inc. (MITK:$119.80)
Mitek is a global leader in digital identity verification solutions built on the latest advancements in AI and machine learning. Mitek’s identity verification solutions allow an enterprise to verify a user’s identity during a digital transaction. "
target: HooYu
HooYu is a global customer onboarding platform that provides UI and UX tools to deliver customized mobile or desktop digital journeys. HooYu is engineered to increase the integrity of KYC processes and maximize the percentage of customers that can be successfully onboarded.
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closed 3/9/2022 via GlobeNewswire

BIO-key International, Inc., acquired Swivel Secure

synopsis: BIO-key International, Inc., an innovative provider of workforce and customer identity and Access Management (IAM) and Identity-Bound Biometric (IBB) solutions, has acquired Swivel Secure Europe, S.A (SSE), an Identity and Access Management solutions provider based in Madrid, Spain serving the European, Middle East and African (EMEA) markets.
buyer: BIO-key International, Inc. (BKYI:$5.24)
BIO-key is a trusted provider of Identity and Access Management (IAM) and Identity-Bound Biometric solutions that offer an easy and secure way to authenticate the identity of employees, customers, and suppliers while managing their access across devices and applications. "
target: Swivel Secure
Swivel Secure Europe, S.A (SSE) is an Identity and Access Management solutions provider based in Madrid, Spain serving the European, Middle East and African (EMEA) markets.
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$1.87
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closed 11/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Coinbase, acquired Unbound Security

synopsis: Coinbase has acquired Israeli-based Unbound Security. Unbound Security empowers enterprise customers worldwide to confidently secure, manage and authenticate all critical business transactions, information, identity, and digital assets – anywhere, anytime.
buyer: Coinbase (COIN:$5,924.61)
Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins by connecting with their bank accounts. "
target: Unbound Security
Unbound Security empowers enterprise customers worldwide to confidently secure, manage and authenticate all critical business transactions, information, identity, and digital assets – anywhere, anytime.
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closed 11/17/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sift, acquired Keyless Technologies

synopsis: Sift has acquired Keyless, a pioneer in passwordless and multi-factor authentication. Keyless’ authentication technology eliminates account takeover fraud due to weak or stolen passwords, phishing, and credential reuse, while allowing users to log into websites and apps simply by looking into their device’s camera.
buyer: Sift
Sift is the leader in Digital Trust & Safety, empowering companies of all sizes to unlock revenue without risk. Sift prevents fraud with industry-leading technology and expertise, an unrivaled global data network, and a commitment to building long-term partnerships with their customers. "
target: Keyless Technologies
Keyless is a pioneer in passwordless and multi-factor authentication. Keyless’ authentication technology eliminates account takeover fraud due to weak or stolen passwords, phishing, and credential reuse, while allowing users to log into websites and apps simply by looking into their device’s camera.
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closed 11/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

SecureAuth Corporation, acquired Acceptto Corporation

synopsis: SecureAuth, a leader in next generation identity and access management for the Global 2000, has acquired Acceptto, a cybersecurity company challenging the norms of identity access. Acceptto offers AI-powered passwordless authentication technology that tracks user behavior and device posture to infer whether a user is a threat.
buyer: SecureAuth Corporation
SecureAuth is an identity security company that enables the most secure and flexible authentication experience for employees, partners and customers. SecureAuth manages and protects access to applications, systems, and data at scale, anywhere in the world. "
target: Acceptto Corporation
Acceptto is a cybersecurity company challenging the norms of identity access. Acceptto offers AI-powered passwordless authentication technology that tracks user behavior and device posture to infer whether a user is a threat before authentication, during authentication, and post-authorization.
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closed 12/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Sontiq

synopsis: TransUnion has acquired Sontiq, a leader in digital identity protection and security. Sontiq provides solutions to empower consumers and businesses to proactively protect against identity theft and cyber threats, including identity monitoring, restoration, and response products and services.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: Sontiq
Sontiq is an Intelligent Identity Security company arming businesses and consumers with products and services. Sontiq’s brands, IdentityForce, Cyberscout, and EZShield, provide a full range of identity and cyber monitoring solutions, best-in-class restoration, and response products and services.
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$638
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announced 10/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia, will acquire WebSecure Technologies Australia

synopsis: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Australia is to acquire Sydney-based information security and risk management provider WebSecure Technologies Australia. They specialize in implementing digital identity and privileged access management (PAM) solutions, providing an end-to-end offering, including licensing, implementation and maintenance and support.
buyer parent: PwC
buyer: PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia
PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia is part of a multinational professional services network of firms, operating as partnerships under the PwC brand. PwC’s professional services include audit and assurance, tax and consulting that cover such areas as cybersecurity and privacy, HR, deals and forensics. "
target: WebSecure Technologies Australia
WebSecure Technologies is a Sydney-based information security and risk management provider. They specialize in implementing digital identity and privileged access management (PAM) solutions, providing an end-to-end offering, including licensing, implementation and maintenance and support.
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closed 12/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Aware, Inc., acquired Fortress Identity

synopsis: Aware, Inc., a leading global provider of biometrics software products, solutions and services, has acquired Fortress Identity, a pioneering provider of digital ID verification and biometric authentication.
buyer: Aware, Inc. (US:AWRE:$16.28)
Aware is the world’s leading provider of biometrics products and solutions. Aware’s identity verification and management solutions support financial services, enterprise security, healthcare, human resources, citizen ID, border management, law enforcement, defense, and intelligence. "
target: Fortress Identity
Fortress Identity is an intelligent biometrics platform that replaces passwords with secure multimodal and multi-factor identification, using an individual’s unique human biometrics for secure identity authentication.
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closed 12/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Aware, Inc., acquired Fortress Identity

synopsis: Aware, Inc., a leading global provider of biometrics software products, solutions and services, has acquired Fortress Identity, a pioneering provider of digital ID verification and biometric authentication.
buyer: Aware, Inc. (US:AWRE:$16.28)
Aware is the world’s leading provider of biometrics products and solutions. Aware’s identity verification and management solutions support financial services, enterprise security, healthcare, human resources, citizen ID, border management, law enforcement, defense, and intelligence. "
target: Fortress Identity
Fortress Identity is an intelligent biometrics platform that replaces passwords with secure multimodal and multi-factor identification, using an individual’s unique human biometrics for secure identity authentication.
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closed 11/17/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Aware, Inc., acquired AFIX

synopsis: Aware, Inc., a leading global provider of biometrics software products, solutions and services, has acquired the AFIX™ suite of biometric products from Maxar Technologies. AFIX provides turnkey face and fingerprint biometric matching and forensic analysis software for small and medium-sized law enforcement and government agencies.
buyer: Aware, Inc. (US:AWRE:$16.28)
Aware is the world’s leading provider of biometrics products and solutions. Aware’s identity verification and management solutions support financial services, enterprise security, healthcare, human resources, citizen ID, border management, law enforcement, defense, and intelligence. "
target parent: Maxar Technologies
target: AFIX
AFIX provides turnkey face and fingerprint biometric matching and forensic analysis software for small and medium-sized law enforcement and government agencies.
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closed 11/17/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Aware, Inc., acquired AFIX

synopsis: Aware, Inc., a leading global provider of biometrics software products, solutions and services, has acquired the AFIX™ suite of biometric products from Maxar Technologies. AFIX provides turnkey face and fingerprint biometric matching and forensic analysis software for small and medium-sized law enforcement and government agencies.
buyer: Aware, Inc. (US:AWRE:$16.28)
Aware is the world’s leading provider of biometrics products and solutions. Aware’s identity verification and management solutions support financial services, enterprise security, healthcare, human resources, citizen ID, border management, law enforcement, defense, and intelligence. "
target parent: Maxar Technologies
target: AFIX
AFIX provides turnkey face and fingerprint biometric matching and forensic analysis software for small and medium-sized law enforcement and government agencies.
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closed 1/20/2021 via Company Press Release

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired Eagle Advantage Solutions Inc.

synopsis: Harris, a global vertical market software provider and acquirer, has acquired Eagle Advantage Solutions Inc. (EAS), a provider of law enforcement software. EAS serves over 200 governmental agencies across the Southeastern U.S. They offer solutions for records management, jail management, applicant fingerprinting systems, and mobile patrol tools.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Headquartered in Canada, Harris provides feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies. Harris' focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers over time. "
target: Eagle Advantage Solutions Inc.
Eagle Advantage Solutions (EAS) is a leading provider of law enforcement software. EAS serves more than 200 governmental agencies across the Southeastern U.S. They offer solutions for records management, jail management, applicant fingerprinting systems, and mobile patrol tools.
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closed 12/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Avedon Capital Partners, acquired WCC Group B.V.

synopsis: Dutch-based growth capital investor Avedon Capital Partners has acquired a majority shareholding in WCC Group, an employment software solutions firm. WCC delivers software solutions to the Employment and the Identity Market.
buyer: Avedon Capital Partners
Avedon Capital Partners is a growth investor passionate about supporting exceptional entrepreneurs and management teams of high growth companies to realise their fast track ambitions in partnership. "
target: WCC Group B.V.
WCC delivers software solutions to the Employment and the Identity Market. In the Employment market WCC serves many of the world’s public employment services, as well as staffing companies around the world.
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closed 1/16/2006 via PR Newswire

Pay By Touch, acquired BioPay LLC

synopsis: Pay By Touch(TM), the leading provider of biometric authentication, loyalty, membership, and payment solutions, today announced it has completed the acquisition of BioPay LLC for $82 million in stock and cash.
buyer: Pay By Touch
Pay By Touch is the global leader in biometric authentication, personalized marketing and payment solutions. To date, patented Pay By Touch(TM) biometric services enable 3.4 million shoppers to quickly and securely access personal accounts. "
target: BioPay LLC
BioPay is leading the way for merchants and retailers across the nation to gain significant return on investment by using biometrics to enhance their payment transactions.
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closed 6/10/2020 via Company Press Release

IntelliSite, acquired Deep Vision AI Inc.

synopsis: IntelliSite Corporation, the industry’s most complete IoT Lifecyle, Human-Based Monitoring (hBM) and Smart Communities as-a-Service (SCaaS) solution provider, announced the acquisition of Deep Vision AI Inc., a leader in AI-enhanced computer vision technology which helps turn visual content into real-time analytics and valuable insights.
buyer: IntelliSite
IntelliSite is the industry’s most complete IoT Lifecyle, Human-Based Monitoring (hBM), Computer Vision and Smart Communities as-a-Service (SCaaS) solution provider for today’s mid-market and enterprise class customers, partners and federal, state and local governments worldwide. "
target: Deep Vision AI Inc.
Deep Vision AI platform provides advanced AI features through facial recognition, vehicle recognition, people counting and demographics software modules. It provides insights to help achieve higher operational efficiencies, enhance the customer experience, and improve overall safety and security.
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closed 7/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kairos, acquired EmotionReader

synopsis: Facial recognition business Kairos has acquired EmotionReader. EmotionReader is an Ireland-based startup that analyzes facial expressions around video content with the help of algorithms. It helps marketers measure the emotional response of the viewers to a video.
buyer: Kairos
Kairos is an artificial intelligence company specializing in face recognition. Through computer vision and machine learning, Kairos can recognize faces in videos, photos, and the real-world - making it easier than ever to transform the way businesses interact with people. "
target: EmotionReader
EmotionReader is an Ireland-based startup that analyzes facial expressions around video content with the help of algorithms. It helps marketers measure the emotional response of the viewers to a video.
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Tobii AB, acquired Sticky, Inc.

synopsis: Tobii announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Sticky, a company that provides a cloud-based product enabling large-scale market research studies using webcam eye tracking.
buyer: Tobii AB (OM:TOBII:$165.05)
The Tobii Group comprises of three business units. Tobii Dynavox is the leader in assistive technology for communication. Tobii Pro is the leader in eye-tracking solutions and services to study human behavior. Tobii Tech develops eye-tracking technology for integration into volume products. "
target: Sticky, Inc.
Sticky is a leading behavioral and predictive marketing solution, measuring the world visually. With Sticky's flagship platform, campaigns can be optimized using a variety of biometric data layers including eye tracking and emotion recognition.
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Axle AI, Inc., acquired Noscos

synopsis: Boston-based axle ai, the software company enabling remote work for video teams, announced that it has acquired Noscos, a developer of AI/ML (Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning) solutions for video and images based in Riga, Latvia.
buyer: Axle AI, Inc.
Axle ai is the recognized leader in developing radically simple media management software for media teams. Its solutions have helped over 700 organizations improve the way they create, share and store digital video content with media management solutions that are easy to install, use and afford. "
target: Noscos
Noscos is a leading face recognition platform technology provider for the media industry, based in Riga, Latvia. Noscos is part of a promising new wave of EU-based AI/ML startups using machine learning to address key needs in media and broadcast market segments.
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Jonas Software, acquired AMI Education Solutions Ltd.

synopsis: Jonas Computing (UK) Ltd announced the acquisition of AMI Education Solutions Ltd from RM Education. AMI through its Easytrace product set is a leading provider of smart card and biometric software for Education.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Jonas Software
Jonas Software is the leading provider of enterprise management software solutions to the Club, Foodservice, Construction, Leisure Fitness & Sports, Attractions, Metal Service Centers, Moving & Storage and Education industries. "
target parent: RM plc
target: AMI Education Solutions Ltd.
EasyTrace is the recognised market leader in the provision of "Smart" card and biometric solutions for Education. Having initially focussed on cashless catering, the EasyTrace suite has grown to include a wide set of applications, all controlled by a single card or finger print.
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Merck Animal Health, acquired Quantified Ag

synopsis: Merck Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., has acquired Quantified Ag®, a company that provides a pro-active system for cattle producers and feedlot operators to track an animal’s biometrics and behavioral data through a non-invasive cattle ear tag equipped with sensors to monitor the health of the individual animal or herd.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: Merck Animal Health
Merck Animal Health offers veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services as well as an extensive suite of digitally connected identification, traceability and monitoring products. "
target: Quantified Ag
Quantified Ag®, located in Lincoln, Nebraska, provides a pro-active system for cattle producers and feedlot operators to track an animal’s biometrics and behavioral data through a non-invasive cattle ear tag equipped with sensors to monitor the health of the individual animal or herd.
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closed 10/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired AGNITIO

synopsis: Nuance Communications has acquired long-time Voice Biometrics specialist Agnitio. Agnitio offers voice verification systems including speakers and software application for forensic analyzes of voice samples, law enforcement, defense, and intelligence.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN:$1,463.14)
Nuance Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with devices and systems. "
target: AGNITIO
Agnitio provides voice biometric solutions. The Company offers voice verification systems including speakers and software application for forensic analyzes of voice samples, law enforcement, defense, and intelligence.
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closed 8/17/2017 via Bloomberg

Biolog Device Co., Ltd., acquired OezSoft Inc.

synopsis: Biolog Device Co., Ltd., a company that manufactures and sells camera module parts for smart phones in China and internationally, has acquired OezSoft Inc., a company based in South Korea that develops face recognition technology solutions for the lottery industry.
buyer: Biolog Device Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A208710:$59.26)
Biolog Device Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells camera module parts for smart phones in China and internationally. It also offers wearable cameras and finger print sensors. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in Hwaseong, South Korea. "
target: OezSoft Inc.
OezSoft Inc. develops face recognition technology solutions for the lottery industry. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.
price ($mm)
$0.45*
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Eyefluence

synopsis: Google has acquired Eyefluence, a company that specializes in eye-tracking technology that in its commercial form helps users navigate inside augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) applications.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Eyefluence
Eyefluence is a company that specializes in eye-tracking technology that in its commercial form helps users navigate inside augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) applications.
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announced 2/7/2018 via Company Press Release

ams AG, will acquire KeyLemon

synopsis: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, has agreed to acquire facial recognition software leader KeyLemon, based in Switzerland. KeyLemon focuses on developing biometric software and has built up extensive experience in facial recognition over many years. KeyLemon has developed 3D face recognition for mobile phones.
buyer: ams AG
Based in Austria, ams is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced sensor solutions. Leading manufacturers around the globe rely on ams’ sensing know-how for advanced systems design. "
target: KeyLemon
KeyLemon is a facial recognition software leader based in Switzerland. The company is focused on developing biometric software and has built up extensive experience in facial recognition. KeyLemon has developed a robust, fully functional implementation of 3D face recognition for mobile phones.
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closed 11/25/2015 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Faceshift AG

synopsis: Apple has acquired Faceshift, a startup based in Zurich that has developed technology to create animated avatars and other figures that capture a person’s facial expressions in real time. Faceshift studio is a facial motion capture software solution which revolutionizes facial animation, making it possible at every desk.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. "
target: Faceshift AG
Faceshift studio is a facial motion capture software solution which revolutionizes facial animation, making it possible at every desk. The software analyzes the facial movements of an actor and describes them as a mixture of basic expressions, plus head orientation, and eye gaze.
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closed 6/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

CSL Group, acquired WebWay

synopsis: CSL Group, a provider of connectivity for M2M and IoT devices, is pleased to announce its acquisition of WebWay, a provider of platform and software services. WebWay is a global alarm transmission service provider who manages the secure delivery of alarms & events to monitoring centers.
buyer: CSL Group
Founded in the UK, CSL Group is a market leader in providing secure connectivity solutions to the Fire, Security, and Telecare Sectors globally. Their solutions, platform, and partnerships with Mobile Network Operators allow them to provide complete end-to-end connectivity services. "
target: WebWay
Based in the UK, WebWay is a global alarm transmission service provider who manages the secure delivery of alarms & events to monitoring centers. They are a team of communications professionals dedicated to delivering a 24 hour signalling and network surveillance service to the security industry.
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closed 4/1/2016 via PR Newswire

Senstar Corporation, acquired Aimetis Corporation

synopsis: Magal Security Systems, Ltd. announced that Senstar, its fully owned subsidiary based in Canada, acquired Aimetis. Aimetis is a global leader in intelligent IP video management software, and was recently recognized by Deloitte, a leading consulting and accounting firm, as one of the fastest growing technology companies in North America.
buyer parent: Magal Security Systems, Ltd.
buyer: Senstar Corporation
Senstar, a trusted innovator safeguarding people, places and property, has been manufacturing, selling and supporting the world's largest portfolio of perimeter intrusion detection sensor technologies. Senstar is also a leading provider of life safety/emergency call solutions. "
target: Aimetis Corporation
Aimetis, combining an industry leading video management system with integrated analytics and centralized management in the cloud, delivers the most scalable and easiest to use video management platform on the market.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/2/2012 via Company Press Release

Digital Barriers plc, will acquire Codestuff Limited

synopsis: Digital Barriers has announced the acquisition of Codestuff Ltd, a UK-based developer of a range of best-in-class IP video solutions for the security, infrastructure, transportation and defence industries.
buyer: Digital Barriers plc (AIM:DGB:$35.03)
Digital Barriers provides consulting, integration services and technology to the international homeland security and defence sectors. "
target: Codestuff Limited
Codestuff is the UK's leading brand associated with innovative IP video integration. Codestuff delivers tailored video management solutions to the security industry, and offers its products to the OEM market place as well as produces its own Quorum brand.
price ($mm)
$1.19
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/9/2010 via PR Newswire

WidePoint Corporation, purchased Government Solutions Division from VUANCE, Inc.

synopsis: WidePoint Corporation, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Advanced Response Concepts Corporation, has acquired the assets and relationships of VUANCE, Inc's. Government Solutions Division, which focuses on security solutions for locating, credentialing, and managing essential personnel.
buyer: WidePoint Corporation (WYY:$126.53)
WidePoint is a technology-based provider of products and services to the government sector and commercial markets. WidePoint specializes in providing systems engineering, integration and information technology services. "
seller: VUANCE, Inc.
VUANCE is a world-recognized leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM). The VUANCE product offerings are PSIM tools that provide security and facility management system professionals with the ability to deploy powerful and fully-customized PSIM applications.
price ($mm)[EV]
$0.37 [$0.47]
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announced 11/27/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Patriot One Technologies, will acquire EhEye

synopsis: Patriot One Technologies Inc., developer of the award-winning PATSCAN covert weapon detection system, will be acquiring EhEye, a provider of video threat recognition software. EhEye unlocks the power of clients' current camera infrastructure to automate the detection of weapons, disturbances, and suspicious behaviors.
buyer: Patriot One Technologies (TSXV:PAT:$0.00)
Based in Canada, Patriot One Technologies is a provider of software and sensor solutions for the covert detection of weapons threats. Patriot One developed the PATSCAN, which is an innovative and effective platform to combat active shooter threats before they occur. "
target: EhEye
Based in Canada, EhEye provides a video threat recognition software. EhEye understands the importance of effective security and they unlock the power of clients' current camera infrastructure to automate the detection of weapons, disturbances, and suspicious behaviors.
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