Blue Line awarded patent for real-time biometric facial detection and recognition
Blue Line Technology has been awarded a patent for real-time facial detection and biometric recognition which analyzes portions of an image with “image strips” and cascading classifiers to detect faces and features.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued the patent for a “Human facial detection and recognition system” describes a solution for recognition, verification, and identification in real time. In the patent, the company’s second, Blue Line identifies pose and illumination as the two main challenges for accurate and fast facial recognition, and sets out to address them with its now-patented mapping technique.
The technology has been deployed to commercial properties, retail stores, schools, and other places, and Blue Line says its First Line solutions has a proven track record of deterring crime and workplace violence and improving safety with building access control.
“Blue Line Technology is advancing a strategy of proactive prevention by addressing the 4 D’s of security – Deter, Detect, Delay, Deny while providing a welcoming experience for access. The excitement level continues to build within key supplier partners such as Dell and Axis. It is very rewarding to talk to our existing customers hearing about their security performance improvements. Our team is passionate about improving employee and public safety. Our strategic focus is an unwavering commitment to use our facial recognition solution as a proactive tool for deterrence and prevention.” comments Paul Brauss, CEO of Blue Line Technology.
The technology provides frictionless ID assurance, interfaces with current control cards and fob readers for two factor authentication, provides proactive threat detection and notification, and provides time to take precautionary measures, according to the announcement.
Attorney’s at IP law firm Finnegan wrote for Biometric Update recently on the importance of perspective for securing patent claims.