Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
No. of Recommendations: 0
Oops - thanks for the correction that cici has
biometric security. I confess to being
a lightweight. I wish I could talk with someone
from verisign or palm or... to see what they think
of cici. Also I have never actually used the cici
product or others like it.

What is infometric versus biometric? Is infometric
comparing a stored pattern versus the freshly input
signature, looking for a visual resemblance?
What is the Penops method versus Cici's?
What services does someone like VRSN
provide versus Cici? They hook into a website,
whereas Cici's product is more device oriented?
They check a password (is that what a numeric
signature is, or is it an algorythm for xlating
the form of a sig into numbers?), versus capturing/
evaluating a signature? Why not a tiny heat
pad that would read a fingerprint? Some people
have pretty eccentric signatures (mine resembles
itself in some respects from one iteration to the
next but.. i definitely stop and start at different
spots and don't always apply pressure at the same
points. You would have to have some way to flex
around variations in penmanship)

As far as the movement of the stock price, I'm
not too concerned as this is play money for me,
but i hope they don't fall below the dangerous 2.
What will bring the stock to life, if legalizing
electronic sig and a lot of publicity hasn't?
When tech as a whole rebounds, it will be easier
to see if experts whoever these beings may be
see potential.

They seem to have software that's good
enough to bring in contracts. Are they keeping
them? The bio-recog can't just work most of the
time, it has to work all the time- quite an
achievment. I mean someone's signature product
is definitely going to save people
money; it's definitely a new and better way
to sign certain agreements, and paperwork.
That much is worth a small speculation.

Possibly larger companies have been playing
off small companies like Penops and Cici-
so that the acquired assets of Penops
will give Cici some leverage to bump up
licensing fees? (Just one profitable quarter!)
On the other hand, small companies can wipe
themselves out on one misguided acquisition
(see HLIT before and after the DIVICOM acquisition.
The Divicomians seem to have left to create better
formulas elsewhere. HLIT strategists must
have reasoned that winter is coming, the optimal
season for the invaision of Russia....).

Any information from the real world muchly

Print the post  


What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.