OneVisage® Receives Gold at 2016 Edison Awards

by admin on April 22, 2016

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OneVisage® 3D facial authentication mobile solution was top honored in category “Consumer Electronics & Information Technology – Security”

NEW YORK, USA – April 22nd 2016 – OneVisage®, the worldwide leading 3D facial authentication company that develops digital identity solutions for financial services and Identity & Access Management (IAM) providers, today announced that SelfiLogin biometric solution was voted a Gold Winner by the prestigious Edison Awards, an international competition for honoring disruptive innovation.

Christophe Remillet, CEO of OneVisage, joined hundreds of senior executives from some of the world’s most recognized companies to acknowledge the hard work and commitment of all of the 2016 Edison Award winners.

Being recognized with an Edison Award has become one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of innovation and business. The awards are named after Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) whose inventions, new product development methods and innovative achievements literally changed the world, garnered him 1,093 U.S. patents, and made him a household name around the world.

“OneVisage is in the forefront of cyber-security and is exceptionally deserving of an Edison Award for its innovation,” stated Justin Starbird, Director of Nominations for Edison Awards.

“We’re humbled and honored to be acknowledged for our innovative achievements as well as among world-class leaders that also accomplish remarkable feat of engineering in cyber-security” said Christophe Remillet, CEO of OneVisage.

The ballot of nominees for the Edison Awards™ was judged by a panel of more than 3,000 leading business executives including past award winners, academics and leaders in the fields of product development, design, engineering, science and medical.

One of the evening’s many highlights was the presentation of the prestigious Edison Achievement Award to John Chambers, Executive Chairman, Cisco Systems, lauded as one of Barron’s World’s Best CEO’s and Time’s “100 Most Influential People.”  The award honors innovation leaders and business executives who have made a significant and lasting contribution to innovation throughout their careers. The Edison Achievement Award serves as inspiration to future innovators and to the world at large.

About Edison Awards

The Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to fostering future innovators. The Awards have been recognizing and honoring the best in innovations and innovators since 1987. They honor game-changing innovations that are at the forefront of new product and service development, marketing and human-centered design, and are one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of successful innovation. For more information about the Edison Awards complete program and a list of past winners, visit www.edisonawards.com.

About OneVisage®

OneVisage® is a leading Swiss cyber-security company founded in 2013 that enables financial services and Identity & Access Management providers to reduce identity theft and transaction abandonments. Our 3DAuth™ solutions provide higher security and greater user’s experience than passwords, security tokens or other biometric modalities at a fraction of their prices by using cutting edge 3D facial authentication technology running on consumer-grade mobile devices. OneVisage® his endorsed by the Swiss Commission for Technology & Innovation and SPECo and has been awarded Red Herring 2015 Top 100 Europe and CTIA Startup Lab 2015 – Identity Management Winner. OneVisage® is a member of the FIDO alliance and European Association for Biometrics (EAB) associations.

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