Aware

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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. 

TypePublic
Founded1986
HQBedford, MA, US
Websiteaware.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureC-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)71(+6%)
Revenue (FY, 2020)$11.3 M(-7%)
Share Price (Jun 2022)$2.3(+4%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at Aware

Bob Eckel

Bob Eckel

Chief Executive Officer & President
Mohamed Lazzouni

Mohamed Lazzouni

Chief Technology Officer
Dave Barcelo

Dave Barcelo

Chief Financial Officer
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Aware Office Locations

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

Aware Revenue

Aware's revenue was reported to be $11.31 m in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

11.3m

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

10.5m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

92.8%

Net income (FY, 2020)

(7.6m)

EBIT (FY, 2020)

(9.4m)

Market capitalization (24-Jun-2022)

50.7m

Closing stock price (24-Jun-2022)

2.3

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

38.6m
Aware's current market capitalization is $50.7 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

24.6m19.9m19.4m23.7m19.6m21.6m16.3m16.1m12.2m11.3m

Revenue growth, %

23%(17%)10%

Cost of goods sold

3.6m1.7m1.5m2.4m717.0k234.0k601.0k810.0k

Gross profit

20.9m18.2m17.9m21.4m18.9m21.3m15.7m10.5m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2011Q2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

6.4m5.9m6.4m5.7m5.3m5.3m5.6m4.9m4.5m6.6m6.8m6.0m4.1m4.5m4.0m4.8m6.9m5.9m4.3m2.7m5.9m2.9m3.8m5.4m3.7m3.0m3.0m3.5m1.9m2.5m

Cost of goods sold

1.2m1.1m777.0k460.0k830.0k421.0k221.0k359.0k494.0k463.0k618.0k615.0k547.0k569.0k416.0k205.0k29.0k146.0k216.0k104.0k178.0k50.0k518.0k321.0k164.0k149.0k

Gross profit

5.1m4.8m5.6m5.3m4.5m4.8m5.4m4.5m4.0m6.2m6.1m5.4m3.6m3.9m3.6m4.6m6.9m5.8m4.1m2.6m5.7m2.9m3.2m2.7m1.7m2.3m

Gross profit Margin, %

81%82%88%92%84%92%96%93%89%93%91%90%87%87%90%96%100%98%95%96%97%98%86%89%91%94%
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

46.6m71.1m72.7m44.0m51.2m51.9m51.6m51.6m47.7m38.6m

Accounts Receivable

3.5m3.5m4.6m3.6m4.7m3.0m2.4m2.0m2.5m2.3m

Prepaid Expenses

213.0k528.0k695.0k401.0k483.0k203.0k284.0k256.0k582.0k

Inventories

547.0k1.6m2.0k268.0k
USDQ1, 2011

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$6.6 m$3.3 m

Patents Pending

493140

Patents (US)

4038

Patents Issued

47

Aware Revenue Breakdown

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

Aware Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

76/100

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Aware Online and Social Media Presence

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Aware Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    65/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    80/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    73/100

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Aware Blogs

Three case studies demonstrate how agencies around the world use Aware’s BioSP™ to process and share biometric data

Biometric search workflows require many processes across multiple systems, especially when several government agencies are exchanging biometric information between different countries. For example, enrolling fingerprints to a biometric database for law enforcement is a very different workflow than e…

Biometrics on the Road to Automotive Identity

Part One: The Connected Car Future This is not your father’s Oldsmobile. After a hundred years of incremental improvements in the performance, efficiency, safety, and reliability of our automobiles, today we are in the midst of what can be argued is a truly revolutionary change in what it means to d…

Addressing Vendor Lock-In in ABIS Systems | White Paper

“Vendor lock-in” is a term that describes when a technology vendor imposes switching costs upon their customer—intentionally or otherwise—to make it unattractive for them to replace their installed products. It’s done by designing and deploying a system in such a way that makes it exceedingly diffic…

MOHAMED LAZZOUNI

MOHAMED LAZZOUNI Matthew.Callan… Wed, 11/20/2019 - 09:53 MOHAMED LAZZOUNI Chief Technology Officer Mohamed Lazzouni has been Aware’s chief technology officer and president since November 19, 2019. Mr. Lazzouni currently serves as a board member of Epochal Technolo…

Aware, Inc. Announces Appointment of Mohamed Lazzouni as Chief Technology Officer

Aware, Inc. Announces Appointment of Mohamed Lazzouni as Chief Technology Officer Content Import Tue, 11/19/2019 - 11:05 Aware, Inc. Announces Appointment of Mohamed Lazzouni as Chief Technology Officer Nov 19, 2019 This release is a backfill from a News Wire …

Aware, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results

BEDFORD, Mass. , Oct. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWRE), a leading supplier of biometrics software and services, today reported financial results for its third quarter ended September 30 , 2019.  Revenue for the third quarter of 2019 was $3.0 million compared to $5.4 million in
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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 Bob Eckel, Mohamed Lazzouni and Dave Barcelo.

  • How many employees does Aware have?

    Aware has 71 employees.

  • What is Aware revenue?

    Latest Aware annual revenue is $11.3 m.

  • What is Aware revenue per employee?

    Latest Aware revenue per employee is $159.3 k.

  • Who are Aware competitors?

    Competitors of Aware include LexRay, X Infotech and ami Education Solutions.

  • 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.