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.

 

Jumio and Acuant come up big in the 2019 IT World Awards

Jumio and Acuant have each been named Gold winners of the 2019 IT World Awards. Jumio was honored in the…

 

Researchers spoof FaceID biometric liveness detection with video injection and tape

Researchers from Tencent Security’s Zuanwu Lab have developed successful spoof attacks on biometric liveness detection systems, ranging from placing tape…

 

Sightcorp deep learning method improves biometric face detection at challenging angles

Artificial intelligence software company Sightcorp has developed improved biometric facial detection capabilities for facial analysis and recognition software based on…

 

Ever AI rebrands as Paravision and tops NIST facial biometrics 1:1 leaderboard

The National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) has published a new Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) 1:1 Leaderboard, which…

 

Civic deploys Onfido biometrics to onboard new Civic Wallet users

Civic has deployed Onfido‘s AI-powered identity verification technology to securely onboard new users for its Civic Wallet, which is now…

 

Facebook biometric privacy lawsuit to proceed as class action after denied appeal

Facebook has been denied a motion to prevent a suit filed under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act from proceeding as…

 

Police app, robot cops and schools get facial biometrics, while NYC considers surveillance transparency

South Wales Police are planning to trial a smartphone app with biometric facial recognition from NEC with 50 officers to…

 

SAFR rollout buoys RealNetworks’ Q2 results amid broadening facial recognition application

RealNetworks has reported revenue of $44.2 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2019, and strong early success for its…

 

U.S. Senators call for travel warning for countries with Chinese smart city systems

A pair of U.S. Senators have called on the State Department to issue a travel advisory to Americans traveling to…

 

Researchers say emotion detection based on biometric facial recognition not reliable

Emotion detection based on biometric facial recognition has grown to a $20 billion industry, but facial movements and expressions are…

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