Facial Recognition

A facial recognition system is a computer application for automatically identifying or verifying a person from a digital image or a video frame from a video source. It is typically used in security systems and can be compared to other biometrics such as fingerprint or eye / iris recognition systems. Find facial recognition solutions here.

Demand for biometric technology seems to be receiving a boost from the sudden need to conduct as much business as…

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Rights advocates say time limits necessary for outbreak surveillance measures, facial biometrics less so

Governments are increasingly turning to facial biometrics and other advanced technologies to slow the spread of coronavirus, but United Nations…

 

3D face reconstructions made with sub-millimeter accuracy using an iPhone

Carnegie Mellon University researchers have used a single iPhone X shooting 20 seconds of two-dimensional video followed by 40 minutes…

 

Western Australia joins national facial biometrics matching database

The government of Western Australia has introduced a biometric data sharing law to allow the expansion of the country’s national…

 

UnionCommunity reports sharp sales increase for contactless biometrics

UnionCommunity has experienced a major increase in both inquiries for and sales of its biometric face and iris recognition products…

 

FATF encourages digital onboarding, UK regulator allows selfies as proof of ID to keep funds moving

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is encouraging government to work with financial institutions and other businesses to take advantage…

 

Onfido and GetID to provide fast biometric identity verification for online financial trading

Internet trading company Admiral Markets has announced a partnership with Onfido and Estonian omnichannel identity verification provider GetID to streamline…

 

Face mask popularity prompts new biometric datasets for sale, FaceID work around in China

Datasets consisting of images of people wearing facemasks are being sold online for miniscule prices in China, according to Abacus,…

 

Vision-Box white paper explores potential of contactless biometrics to reduce airport illness risks

Vision-Box has published a white paper on the potential of contactless digital identity technology with advanced biometrics can save lives…

 

Fully-Verified successfully raises financing round for its biometric identity solutions

Fully-Verified, a Tallinn, Estonia-based company that provides biometric identity verification, said it raised “capital to further grow [its] business and…

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