Monthly Archives: October 2013


  Massively interesting talk, that steers through the issues and concepts expertly. Too often the debate is positioned at its polarised extremes: Privacy is dead, bring on the technology Kill the technology, save our privacy … but I fervently believe it’s not a dichotomy. The always connected world and the ever increasing need for us to share more and more information does not kill privacy, it fuels the need for it. With the current rate of change, to refuse to share data will disenfranchise one from society. But as we “need” to share data, we should focus more and more […]

Why Privacy Matters


I’m incredibly pleased with the array of talent that is now cooperatively working with Allevate. Today’s announcement detailing the individuals that are supporting Allevate’s mission to enhance public safety through the application of identification technologies whilst improving the operational efficiency of law enforcement and government agencies reflects on the powerful benefits our solutions can provide. Amazing biomotric technology is not enough. A scalable and proven cloud-based architecture that blends the matching algorithms in a manner that adopts to the forensic investigation workflow seamlessly, coupled with deep insight of customer challenges and processes, is required to ensure maximum benefit.

Incredible Talent Now Working With Allevate


Appointment of a non-executive director and highly reputable associates further enhances Allevate’s ability to support law-enforcement to combat organised crime, fight terrorism and enhance public order whilst improving operational efficiency.   London, UK, 21st October 2013: Allevate today announced the appointment of a non-executive director and broadens its team through the addition of two senior associates that are highly regarded by industry and the public sector alike. These additions enhance our strong understanding of biometric technology and its practical application in critical infrastructure as well as add operational knowledge of business change management within the context of large government programmes. Allevate, through its partnership with […]

Allevate Appoints Non-Executive Director and Welcomes Senior Associates



Allevate’s Carl Gohringer is pleased to be participating as a panellist at this week’s debate at Biometrics 2013 on privacy within the context of biometrics. Tuesday 15th October, 1600, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, UK http://www.biometrics2013.com/programme.asp   Privacy at the cross road: A debate on frameworks As biometrics become part of our daily lives, the issue of privacy and the protection of personal identifiable information (PII) such as biometric data is beginning to take centre stage. There will be an exciting opportunity for anonymous audience participation via mobile devices. This debate will review the pressing issues with respect to […]

Biometrics 2013: Privacy at the cross road: A debate on ...