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.

 

DHS plans mandatory airport facial biometric scans for U.S. travelers

U.S. Department of Homeland Security wants to broaden the use of biometric facial recognition technology to check all visitors entering…

 

Rank One updates SDK for enhanced facial recognition accuracy and speed

Rank One Computing has announced an update to its ROC face recognition SDK which it says substantially improves accuracy, with…

 

SAFR exec on global opportunities and responsibilities of facial biometrics

SAFR has come a long way from its genesis as a project to build a facial recognition feature for a…

 

Hackers target biometric selfie and ID document check popularity with new phishing attacks

The rapid rise in popularity of identity verification services based on biometric selfie and ID document checks has given rise…

 

Finnish postal service plans biometric authentication pilot with SisuID

Finnish state mail and logistics services company Posti is planning to pilot a scheme to identify customers both in person…

 

Standards for biometric surveillance being drafted for ITU by Chinese businesses

Technology companies based in China are working to shape United Nations’ standards for facial recognition, video monitoring, and surveillance of…

 

Auckland Airport adds Vision-Box eGates, more biometric touchpoints in the cards for 2020

Auckland Airport in New Zealand has rolled out 12 new biometric screening eGates developed in partnership with Vision-Box to automate…

 

China introduces facial recognition for WeChat transfers, mandatory biometric scans for SIM cards

Staring December 1, 2019, Chinese telecom carriers must check SIM card buyer identity with biometric facial recognition technology to reduce…

 

Biometrics to drive airports security market growth as China invests and new deployments announced

Biometric systems are expected to lead the market for airport security systems in growth over the next five years, as…

 

Protecting digital identity and supporting industry in Europe priorities for new EC President

Protecting the digital identity of individuals “is the overriding priority” for incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen as…

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