Neurotechnology launches SentiMask SDK

Neurotechnology has introduced the SentiMask SDK for real-time face tracking and masking, 3D digital character control and other applications. According to a company statement, the SentiMask algorithm can detect and track the user’s face, in real time from a regular video stream, such as a webcam, or in a video file, and it does not require depth sensors or any other special hardware. The output from SentiMask is in the form of 2D and 3D coordinates that represent certain facial

Neurotechnology makes a number of updates to the MegaMatcher product line

Neurotechnology has announced the availability of MegaMatcher 10, the latest update to the MegaMatcher multi-biometric product line. MegaMatcher 10 provides a number of significant updates across the MegaMatcher line, which includes: MegaMatcher SDK, a multi-biometric SDK for large scale systems; MegaMatcher Accelerator biometric matching engine, and; the MegaMatcher ABIS turnkey solution. Each biometric modality can be used alone or in any combination to provide to meet the needs of small and large-scale biometric identification projects. “This version provides increased accuracy

Neurotechnology adds face recognition, tracking to video surveillance systems; researchers win competition

Neurotechnology has released SentiVeillance Server, a ready-to-use solution that integrates with surveillance video management systems (VMS). SentiVeillance Server is based on the company’s deep neural network technology for facial recognition from surveillance camera video, giving a VMS advanced capabilities, including the ability to quickly and accurately recognize faces in video streams and trigger analytical event notifications whenever the system detects an authorized, unauthorized or unknown individual. The new capabilities significantly improves the workflow of VMS operators so that they can

Neurotechnology adds ‘Extreme’ edition to its MegaMatcher Accelerator solution

Neurotechnology has added a new ‘Extreme’ edition to its MegaMatcher Accelerator line of multi-biometric identification solutions for national-scale projects. According to a company statement, the new edition can handle up to 160 million fingerprints, up to 40 million faces and up to 200 million eye iris templates on one server and is capable of matching 1.2 billion fingerprints per second, 1.2 billion faces per second or 700 million eye irises per second on a single server. “MegaMatcher Accelerator Extreme edition

Neurotechnology releases new biometric time and attendance products

Neurotechnology has released two biometric time and attendance tracking products including the new NCheck Cloud Bio Attendance cloud-based service and the updated NCheck Bio Attendance 4.0 software. NCheck Cloud Bio Attendance uses face recognition to enable users to check in and out from anywhere via the internet by taking selfies using mobile devices or a dedicated device for all users in the company. In addition, NCheck Bio Attendance 4.0 software provides improved speed and usability as well as adds iris

Neurotechnology releases new SentiVeillance SDK

Neurotechnology has released SentiVeillance 6.0 software development kit (SDK), which provides improved facial recognition using up to 10 surveillance, security and public safety cameras on a single computer, making it suitable for a wide range of surveillance applications. According to a company statement, the new version uses deep neural-network-based facial detection and recognition algorithms to improve accuracy, and it utilizes a Graphing Processing Unit (GPU) for enhanced speed. In addition, users can more quickly and easily adjust the tradeoff between

Neurotechnology releases FingerCell 3.0 SDK for fingerprint recognition solutions

Neurotechnology has released FingerCell 3.0, a software development kit (SDK) for fingerprint recognition solutions that run on low-power, low-memory microcontrollers. According to a company statement, FingerCell can extract a fingerprint template using less than 128KB of memory, enabling it to be used in compact devices that have limited on-board resources, such as: mobile phones, fingerprint door locks, access control panels, time and attendance systems, handheld payment and point-of-sale terminals. It can also be used in various logon subsystems and small

Neurotechnology fingerprint algorithm for smart cards passes NIST MINEX III evaluation

Neurotechnology announced that it submitted its MegaMatcher On Card fingerprint matching algorithm implementation for smart cards for the NIST Minutiae Interoperability Exchange (MINEX) III evaluation and passed all key steps of the evaluation process. The MINEX III evaluation is a series of tests involving fingerprint templates designed to establish compliance of template generators and template matchers for the SP 800-76-2 Biometric Specifications for Personal Identity Verification (PIV) U.S. government program for interoperability, native accuracy and ANSI INCITS 378 standard compliance

Neurotechnology integrates face recognition into biometric ID and object tracking surveillance system

Neurotechnology has released the SentiVeillance 5.0 software development kit (SDK), which incorporates the new VeriLook face recognition algorithm featured in MegaMatcher 9.0. The move comes a couple months after Neurotechnology released its new VeriLook face recognition algorithm, which provides five times higher accuracy in identifying full frontal faces and 10 to 15 times higher accuracy for unconstrained facial recognition than the previous release. SentiVeillance 5.0 works with images taken from surveillance cameras, which makes it ideal for a wide range

Biometrics and smart cards, privacy, patents and mobile identity credentialing trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Biometric smart cards A consumer survey of credit card users in the United States found that 80% of those questioned are concerned about credit card and identity fraud and that 67% of those users would be willing to pay for a biometrics secured credit card that has a built-in fingerprint reader for protection. NEXT Biometrics introduced the new generation of fingerprint sensors