Hoyos and Dr. Hanna are leading authorities on biometrics and security, with a proven track record developing and selling key technologies individually and as a team.
Hoyos has nearly 25 years of experience in the fields of biometrics and IT. He has served as the founder and president of various companies, including supercomputer company Convex Computers International and Biometrics Imagineering, Inc., which creates proprietary state-of-the-art fingerprint identification systems and interactive financial transaction systems. Hoyos also incubated, along with partner Dr. Hanna the Praetorian technology, a real-time video surveillance technology, which was acquired by L-3 Communication.
Prior to teaming up with Hoyos, Dr. Hanna--a pioneer in the iris biometric field--held a series of positions at Sarnoff Corporation. He was lead investigator or co-principal investigator for many commercial and government programs in areas including pattern recognition, motion analysis, war fighter visualization and georegistration, video insertion, traffic analysis, immersive video surveillance, iris recognition and intelligent video-based alarm detection. Dr. Hanna has published more than 25 papers and holds 23 patents. He and his co-authors were awarded the 2007 Most Influential Paper of the Decade award at the Machine Vision Applications Conference in Tokyo. Dr. Hanna earned both his bachelor's degree in engineering sciences and his D.Phil. in medical image processing and computer vision from Oxford University.
"We are seeing heavy demand for affordable, easy-to-use and scalable end-to-end security solutions across all industries, but particularly from government agencies and financial institutions," noted Dr. Keith Hanna, CTO and Executive Vice President, Global Rainmakers. "Our technologies and solutions are so advanced they will bring science fiction to reality."
|SOURCE Global Rainmakers, Inc.|
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