NEC to demo facial recognition, contactless biometric finger scanner at IFSEC 2014

May 1, 2014 - 

NEC has announced that it will be showcasing its latest range of intelligent security and biometric solutions, including its facial recognition suite and a contactless fingerprint and finger vein scanner for enterprise and government markets at the International Fire and Security Exhibition and Conference (IFSEC), set to take place in Johannesburg from 13-15 May, 2014.

In particular, the company will being its end-to-end video surveillance software which it says uses intelligent analytics and includes the company’s NeoFace Watch facial recognition system.  NeoFace Watch matches security camera images in real-time against watch list databases.

In addition, the company will also demonstrate a new contactless hybrid finger scanner that it says simultaneously assesses a person’s fingerprint and finger vein.

“The growth in urbanisation and fears about crime and terrorism are driving significant demand for NEC’s security solutions on a global basis. NEC offers an end-to-end solution with market leading hardware, analytics software and advanced network integration know-how,” Eugene le Roux, President & MD of NEC Africa said. “With our extensive experience in supporting government and enterprise security programmes in Africa and around the world, NEC is a partner you can rely on to help create a safer world.”

Reported previously in BiometricUpdate.com, NEC recently launched a new biometric facial recognition system – called NeoFace Monitor — for computer unlocking tasks.

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