Aware is a provider of biometrics software products, services, and solutions. The Company's products include all the software components necessary to rapidly and cost-effectively build a solution to collect, manage, and utilize identity data for biometric identification and verification: SDKs, controls and applets; user interface applications for biometric enrollment and forensic analysis; fingerprint, face, and iris matching SDKs; text search and identity analytics SDKs; a middleware and workflow platform; and a cluster computing platform. 

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TypePublic
HQBedford, US
Founded1986
Size (employees)68 (est)
Websiteaware.com
Aware was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Bedford, US
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Key People/Management at Aware

Kevin T. Russell

Kevin T. Russell

Chief Executive Officer & President

Aware Office Locations

Aware has an office in Bedford
Bedford, US (HQ)
40 Middlesex Turnpike
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Aware Financials and Metrics

Aware Revenue

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Aware's revenue was reported to be $16.28 m in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

5.4m

Net income (Q3, 2018)

1.3m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

1.1m

Market capitalization (17-Jan-2019)

76.7m

Closing stock price (17-Jan-2019)

3.6

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

49.0m
Aware's current market capitalization is $76.7 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

19.4m23.7m19.6m21.6m16.3m

Revenue growth, %

23%(17%)10%

Cost of goods sold

1.5m2.4m1.8m766.0k601.0k

Gross profit

17.9m21.4m17.8m20.8m15.7m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

4.5m6.6m6.8m6.0m4.5m4.0m4.8m6.9m5.9m4.3m2.7m5.9m2.9m3.8m5.4m

Cost of goods sold

494.0k463.0k618.0k615.0k569.0k416.0k213.0k158.0k146.0k216.0k104.0k178.0k50.0k

Gross profit

4.0m6.2m6.1m5.4m3.9m3.6m4.6m6.7m5.8m4.1m2.6m5.7m2.9m

Gross profit Margin, %

89%93%91%90%87%90%96%98%98%95%96%97%98%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

72.7m44.0m51.2m51.9m51.6m

Accounts Receivable

4.6m3.6m4.7m3.0m2.4m

Inventories

1.6m2.0k483.0k268.0k

Current Assets

79.9m48.2m56.6m55.2m54.2m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

75.4m74.4m77.2m43.5m44.5m46.4m52.7m52.3m52.3m49.0m49.4m49.1m50.6m49.1m49.0m

Accounts Receivable

2.8m4.6m6.0m4.0m4.8m2.4m3.8m5.6m4.3m3.4m3.3m5.6m2.3m3.5m5.4m

Inventories

1.0k63.0k2.0k2.0k616.0k315.0k

Current Assets

80.2m80.1m84.0m48.1m50.6m50.5m57.2m58.3m56.9m52.7m53.0m55.1m54.5m54.4m56.9m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

2.6m4.6m4.6m4.1m1.3m

Depreciation and Amortization

458.0k541.0k640.0k622.0k518.0k

Inventories

(1.6m)1.6m2.0k2.0k

Accounts Payable

1.2m(1.3m)(24.0k)(99.0k)31.0k
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

1.0m880.0k1.7m4.3m272.0k591.0k2.8m635.0k2.1m3.6m405.0k634.0k1.9m(495.0k)(683.0k)594.0k

Depreciation and Amortization

325.0k132.0k269.0k405.0k145.0k309.0k474.0k162.0k324.0k488.0k132.0k260.0k390.0k122.0k229.0k336.0k

Inventories

538.0k1.6m1.5m1.6m1.6m1.5m(614.0k)(614.0k)315.0k

Accounts Payable

(85.0k)(1.3m)(923.0k)(1.3m)(67.0k)(111.0k)39.0k382.0k821.0k(37.0k)270.0k65.0k397.0k68.0k(2.0k)(6.0k)
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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Aware Operating Metrics

Aware's Backlog was reported to be $3.3m in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Backlog

$5 m$6.60 m$3.30 m

Patents Pending

49 31 40

Patents (US)

40 38

Patents Issued

47
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Aware Revenue Breakdown

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Aware revenue breakdown by business segment: 22.0% from Imaging, 76.7% from Biometrics and 1.3% from Other

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Aware Online and Social Media Presence

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Aware Blogs

Biometrics for Identity Proofing in the Private Sector

Before an employer officially hires new personnel, security protocols typically require them to verify their applicant’s claimed identity. This process is known as “identity proofing”. It ensures that the identity information supplied by the applicant is truthful and accurate, answering the question…

Using biometric authentication to elevate enterprise security

Biometric authentication in the enterprise? It’s just a matter of time Mobile biometric authentication is officially here to stay. Most of today’s leading devices come with native biometric sensors, and virtually all have cameras, microphones and touchscreens that can be used for biometric authentic…

The Case for Multimodal Biometric Authentication in the Enterprisewdxefcqufszuzezftuxetqsqxt

Identity verification has always been a cornerstone of enterprise security. Businesses must be able to create identities for each of their employees, and determine the extent of access granted to those identities across physical and digital assets. They also need to authenticate the identity of user…

How Biometrics Enhance Multifactor Authentication in the Enterprise

Passwords and PINs predate the first moon landing, yet we still rely on them to access personal and professional devices and applications. Why? They can, and often are intercepted and stolen. Every time we type a username and password combination into a website or application, we transfer that infor…

Aware Company Life and Culture

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Aware Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Aware founded?

    Aware was founded in 1986.

  • Who are Aware key executives?

    Aware's key executives are Kevin T. Russell.

  • How many employees does Aware have?

    Aware has 68 employees.

  • What is Aware revenue?

    Latest Aware annual revenue is $16.3 m.

  • What is Aware revenue per employee?

    Latest Aware revenue per employee is $239.4 k.

  • Who are Aware competitors?

    Competitors of Aware include SHINE Systems & Technologies, Oesterreichische Staatsdruckerei and HYPR.

  • Where is Aware headquarters?

    Aware headquarters is located at 40 Middlesex Turnpike, Bedford.

  • Where are Aware offices?

    Aware has an office in Bedford.

  • How many offices does Aware have?

    Aware has 1 office.