Sonavation acquires security identification firm Arkami

Biometric ultrasound technology firm Sonavation announced it has acquired the assets of security identification firm Arkami for an undisclosed amount. Sonavation designs and manufactures biometric sensors using ultrasound to provide secure authentication and protection for digital and physical environments for consumers and businesses. Combining Arkami’s security identification technology with its biometric ultrasound solutions, Sonavation will soon release fingerprint authentication products that it claims is “virtually unspoofable”. “As consumers and businesses are becoming increasingly vulnerable across the digital landscape, we want

Arkami closes $1.8M series A funding round

Arkami has just closed a $1.8 Million Series A round of financing and plans to use the money to fuel its growth and to satisfy consumer demand. Arkami, the creator of MyIDkey also recently made a big splash with a Kickstarter campaign, reaching its funding goal with ease. BiometricUpdate.com wrote about the company’s Kickstarter campaign in February, and noted how quickly the campaign was gaining traction. Between writing and publishing that piece, Arkami’s campaign gained over 20 fresh backers. According to

Arkami announces Middle East myIDkey launch

Arkami recently announced the Middle East launch of its myIDkey USB biometric password managing device. Following an incredibly successful launch on Kickstarter, Arkami has built up a lot of momentum.  With an initial funding goal of $150,000, the company has already raised over $353,800 and is now on track to reach its revised target of $400,000 by the end of the campaign this week. Reported previously in BiometricUpdate.com, the device features a small swipe sensor and a tough-sensitive surface so