The U.S. government’s current method of vetting refugees and visa applicants needs strengthening. The House Judiciary Committee Chairman, Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), announced that his committee will soon propose legislative reforms. Among other things, the bill will likely mandate social media checks and personal interviews. Adding private-sector technical innovation to the ...
December 23, 2015Jeff Pizzino, APR
A Utah technology start-up says its new lie detection technology called “EyeDetect” is what the U.S. government needs to quickly screen Syrian refugees and foreign nationals. The company, Converus, was in Washington, D.C. earlier this month and demonstrated the solution to officials from the FBI, State Department, Secret Service, Department ...
December 22, 2015Jeff Pizzino, APR
A team of scientists from the University of Utah may have invented a new way to see truth by peering into the “window of the soul” via one’s eyes. Converus, the company behind the technology marketed as EyeDetect, will explain at a series of free seminars in the D.C.-area how ...
December 2, 2015Jeff Pizzino, APR
EyeDetect Lie Detection Technology Showcases its Accuracy at Corrections and Law Enforcement Training Conference in So. Utah
Converus participated in the 20th Annual Corrections and Law Enforcement Training Conference in St. George, Utah Sep. 21-22. Approximately 800 attended the event, hosted by the Utah Sheriffs’ Association. The Lehi-based start-up not only demonstrated the accuracy of its new lie detection technology, EyeDetect, but was also featured on a ...
September 25, 2015Jeff Pizzino, APR
American Polygraph Association Seminar Attendees Learn How EyeDetect, When Used with a Polygraph, Increases Lie Detection Accuracy
Dr. David Raskin, co-inventor of the computerized polygraph and a member of the Converus Science Team, discussed EyeDetect lie detection technology Sep. 2 at the 50th annual seminar of the American Polygraph Association (APA) in Chicago. Approximately 150 polygraph examiners worldwide attended Raskin’s seminar to learn more regarding the science ...
September 11, 2015Jeff Pizzino, APR
Corruption scandals continue in Mexico. Most recently, the July 11 jailbreak of drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán and the November 2014 conflict-of-interest scandal involving luxury homes built for Mexican President Peña Nieto have kept Mexicans very aware and wary of corruption.
August 17, 2015Jeff Pizzino, APR
August 3, 2015Jeff Pizzino, APR
Chief Scientist Dr. John Kircher of Converus was featured on the Science Channel’s June 3 show “Through the Wormhole” with Morgan Freeman to discuss EyeDetect — the first viable lie detection technology invented since the polygraph emerged nearly 100 years ago.
June 15, 2015Jeff Pizzino, APR
Converus (“with truth”) provides scientifically validated credibility assessment technologies that help protect countries, corporations and communities from corruption, crime and threats.