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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.

 

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…

 

FST21 raises $5M to increase US distribution

FST21 America has raised $5 million for its facial and voice recognition surveillance system. Reported in the Washington Post, the company…

 

Luxand updates facial recognition SDK, adds Android, iOS support

Luxand has announced a major update to its facial recognition SDK, FaceSDK, which now supports iOS and Android platforms. Among the…

 

U.S. Marines announce use of Cross Match biometrics in Afghanistan

The U.S. Marines are now using a mobile biometric capture device from Cross Match, calling it the Biometric Enrollment and…

 

Yahoo! acquires image recognition firm iQ Engines

Yahoo! has just acquired iQ Engines, an image recognition company with a popular facial recognition API, soon to be included in Flickr. …

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