Argus adds Morpho 3D face reader to True Identity suite

October 10, 2013 - 

Argus Global has added the Morpho 3D face reader to its hardware range, complementing its True Identity Software suite.

According to the company, this system can be used for access control, but coupled with Argus’ True Identity suite, can also be used for a range of other processes. 3D face recognition is achieved with this device through the use of two internal cameras. On-board software supports enrolment, verification and identification processes.

The company’s True Identity suite is deigned to manage access control, asset tracking, time capture, visitor management, RFID tagging and secure credentials.

In August, Argus launched its ‘Smart Kiosk,’ a self-contained unit which can be integrated with an iris camera, fingerprint sensor, face or voice biometrics or any combination of these modalities.

Based on a recently-published research report, the global facial recognition market is estimated to grow from $1.92 billion in 2013 to $6.5 billion in 2018, at an impressive CAGR of 27.7%.

BiometricUpdate.com took an extended look at facial recognition as a biometric modality, including public adoption, large-scale deployments and market-sizing, in the most recent BiometricUpdate.com digital magazine. Read the full feature here. 

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