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Facial Recognition

A facial recognition system is a computer application for automatically identifying or verifying a person from a two- or three-dimensional digital image or a frame from a video source. It is typically used in security systems alone or in combination with other factors. Can also be used to perform liveness detection. Find facial recognition solutions here.

 

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Facebook reintroduces facial recognition feature in European Union

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GM to introduce vehicles with facial recognition technology

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Chinese institute developing facial recognition system for online purchases

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ImageWare to provide retailer with multi-modal biometric identity management on Fujitsu cloud

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Vision-Box, Biometric Solutions to provide Danish government with biometric-based automated border control solution

Vision-Box and Biometric Solutions have been awarded a four-year contract from the Danish government for biometric-based solutions and components for…

 

Irish government seeking a facial recognition solution for passports

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