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Aratek set to introduce line of facial recognition terminals at SDW Asia 2019


Aratek will introduce its TruFace line of facial recognition terminals at SDW Asia 2019 next week in Singapore. This roll out will mark Aratek’s entry into the facial recognition segment of the biometric identification and authentication market.

“TruFace is the latest in a series of innovations to be hatched as Aratek ramps up its drive to become the go-to provider of superior biometric systems that actually solve customers’ needs,” says Samuel Wu, Aratek’s VP for Sales, International Business Department. Wu notes that the Aratek TruFace series live facial recognition feature is made possible by Aratek’s patented TrustFace algorithm. “Since it’s algorithm-based, the live face detection system is not hardware-dependent which makes TruFace an inexpensive and reliable solution for many identification and authentication applications.”

According to the announcement, TruFace terminals are equipped with a built-in HDR dual-camera system that detects ambient lighting levels and then controls the near-infrared LED accordingly, allowing high quality captures in all lighting conditions.

Aratek will also be showcasing its suite of fingerprint-based identification and authentication terminals including the Marshall, an all-in-one solution that integrates registration, matching, printing, and other functions seamlessly into one portable module which can be deployed anywhere.

“Financial services, border control, social welfare distribution, voter registration and authentication, census, SIM card activation, and mobile time and attendance management are just some of the applications that benefit immensely from Aratek’s TruFace and Marshall,” Wu explains

SDW Asia is a part of Identity Week Asia which is expected to attract 1000 international identity experts to its inaugural event. Identity Week Asia opens its doors October 8, 2019 in Suntec, Singapore. The two-day event features a free-to-attend exhibition, and three conference tracks focused on digital ID, biometrics and secure identity credentials that will investigate how these technologies are being used in applications ranging from border control and law enforcement, to citizen services or enhancing consumer or corporate identity solutions.

Keynote presentations will range from the biometrics-based Aadhaar scheme in India, to ambitious programs in countries such as Singapore, Australia and Thailand, which are rolling out national digital identity schemes to implement trusted citizen services.

More than 50 exhibitors will be on hand displaying solutions that range from counter-breach and fraud solutions, to physical and digital document security solutions for governments, and biometric implementations across society.

Also presenting at Identity Week Asia is Idex Biometrics. Grace Yang, the company’s senior director of business development, Asia Pacific, who will be speaking on the topic of ‘Innovation with Best Practice for Biometrics in Payments.’ Idex representatives will also be available to demonstrate its biometric fingerprint technologies being used within a dual-interface smart card for payments.

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