August 29, 2016 9:59 AM ET

Electronic Equipment, Instruments and Components

Company Overview of Sonavation, Inc.

Company Overview

Sonavation, Inc. designs and manufactures biometric fingerprint sensors for the consumer electronics market. The company’s solutions include embedded and stand-alone device offerings to protect physical access, as well as online systems that include eCommerce, financial services, health data, and other sensitive applications. Its products provide authentication and protection for digital and physical environments for consumers and businesses. Sonavation, Inc. was formerly known as Authorizer Technologies, Inc. and changed its name to Sonavation, Inc. in July 2006. The company was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

3970 RCA Boulevard

Suite 7003

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

United States

Founded in 2004





Key Executives for Sonavation, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer and Director
President of Medical Division
Age: 67
Chief Technology Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Sonavation, Inc. Key Developments

Sonavation Announces Fingerprint Imaging Through Smart Phone OLED Display

Sonavation announced breakthrough capability of ultrasound biometric fingerprint imaging through OLED (organic light-emitting diode) displays that are being designed for the next generation of smartphones, tablets, wearables and devices. This technology will allow smart device manufacturers to effectively increase the usable size of their displays by 10%-20% by eliminating the need for a separate inactive area on the device to accommodate a fingerprint sensor. Sonavation’s 3D biometric ultrasound technology will be the only fingerprint authentication solution capable of this level of complex imaging through the full stack display. This ground-breaking technological advancement extends Sonavation’s SonicTouch portfolio and provides manufacturers flexibility in design while delivering the high level of biometric security and a more dynamic user experience.

Sonavation, Inc. Announces Management Changes

Sonavation announced that Karl F. Weintz as the company's new president & chief executive officer (CEO), also appointing him as a board member, effective immediately. Most recently, Weintz served as vice president of mobile access for HID Global. In addition, Weintz acted as executive vice president of worldwide sales, marketing and corporate development for ActivIdentity Corporation and was instrumental in the subsequent acquisition of ActivIdentity by HID. Additional appointments to Sonavation's management team include the following: Karl Rauscher, Member of the Board and Chairman of the Strategic Advisory Board - Mr. Rauscher provides advice and oversight to global businesses and governments for strategic breakthroughs in the areas of ultra-high reliability and security across information and communications technology. He currently serves as ambassador-at-large and chief architect of Cyberspace Policy at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Rob Tucker, Senior Vice President, Sales: Mr. Tucker is a veteran of the global electronic security industry, with over twenty years of experience, specializing in both logical and physical solutions. Tucker has served as the vice president of sales for NowForce.

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