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.

 

ImageWare gets order for biometric identity management system in Canadian city

ImageWare Systems has just received an order from the city of Fredericton in New Brunswick, Canada, for a biometric identity management…

 

Homeland Security to test BOSS facial recognition at junior hockey game

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will test its crowd-scanning facial recognition system, known as the Biometric Optical Surveillance System, or…

 

iBeta gets new scope expansion from NVLA for biometric data interchange

iBeta Quality Assurance has received two new scope expansions to its current accreditations from National voluntary Accreditation Program. Specifically, iBeta can…

 

Sony confirms facial recognition for PS4

It’s been confirmed that Sony’s widely-anticipated PlayStation 4 console will include facial recognition, validating some long-standing rumors and leaks. Specifically,…

 

LaserLock files provisional patent application for mobile biometric authentication

LaserLock Technologies has filed a provisional patent application outlining a system for authentication using a three-factor approach, which includes facial recognition…

 

Video surveillance systems and services market to reach $36.28B by 2018

The video surveillance systems and services market is set to reach $36.28 billion by 2018, according to a new report…

 

Gemalto to implement facial recognition border solution at Gardermoen Airport

Gemalto has announced that it will equip the Norwegian Police Directorate with its Coesys eBorder solution based on facial recognition at…

 

Azerbaijan issues biometric passports from Trüb AG

President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev has been issued the country’s very first biometric passport, in line with a new state…

 

KeyLemon closes $1.5M Series A for face, speaker recognition

Swiss-based facial and speaker recognition startup KeyLemon has just closed a Series A round of funding totaling $1.5 million. The investment…

 

Facebook mulls facial recognition for profile pictures

Facebook says it’s considering incorporating user profile pictures into its growing facial recognition database, the company revealed in an update…

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