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The important role of liveness detection in face biometric authentication

And how to choose the right one for your use case
The important role of liveness detection in face biometric authentication
 

In order for face biometrics to truly gain mainstream adoption as a better mode of authentication, it is essential to distinguish between a genuine live face and an attempt to spoof the system with an artificial representation of a face.

Automated detection of presentation attacks, and specifically liveness detection, has become a necessary component of any authentication system that is based on face biometric technology where a trusted human is not supervising the authentication attempt.

This paper discusses the need for liveness, how it works, and approaches.

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