New mask-tolerant matching algorithm and age estimator boosts accuracy levels for Cognitec’s entire product suite

Highly focused and innovative R&D initiatives have again raised accuracy levels of Cognitec’s main matching algorithm and its age estimation technology. The latest versions are showing remarkably robust test results for facial images with masks. Advanced neural network training and a new face finder contributed to generally increase the robustness against significant facial occlusion caused,…

Cognitec’s Face Recognition Enhances Digital ID Services for Dutch Driver’s License Applications

Cognitec is working with RDW, the Netherlands Vehicle Authority, to provide a digital application platform for the renewal of drivers’ licenses. The platform is now operational in 15 municipalities, growing to 30 municipalities during 2019, for almost 25% of Dutch residents. In 2020, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management will evaluate the system to…

New matching algorithm for Cognitec’s face recognition products

Cognitec Systems, the face recognition company, has concluded extensive research and development efforts to greatly advance the accuracy and speed of its face matching algorithm. The high-performance algorithm has been integrated into Cognitec’s FaceVACS engine and is now available in new releases of all market-focused Cognitec products. In-house tests show leading-edge performance levels on a…

Face recognition for automated border control at Venice airport

By Elke Oberg, Cognitec Systems. Cognitec’s automated passport control product FaceVACS- Entry features in eight ABC gates (eGates) at Venice Marco Polo Airport, following the airport’s decision to facilitate expedited border control checks at the international terminal. The eGate implementation project was delivered by N-Aitec, an airport IT provider and system integrator. As the traveler…

Face recognition technology from Cognitec supports automated border control at Venice Airport

Cognitec’s automated passport control product FaceVACS-Entry features in eight ABC gates (eGates) at Venice Marco Polo Airport, following the airport’s decision to facilitate expedited border control checks at the international terminal. The eGate implementation project was delivered by N-Aitec, an airport IT provider and system integrator. As the traveler enters the eGate, FaceVACS-Entry detects the…

Cognitec Hires Terry Hartmann as VP to drive growth in the APAC biometrics market

Renowned biometrics pioneer Terry Hartmann will lead business development and client relations as Vice President Asia Pacific at Cognitec Systems Pty Ltd. Hartmann will direct an international sales and support team to meet the demands of an expanding biometrics market in the region. Governments in Australia, New Zealand and many Asian countries are investing heavily…

Cognitec adds advanced video investigation tools to its FaceVACS-VideoScan technology

Video screening and analytics technology from Cognitec, FaceVACS- VideoScan, now allows users to perform complex searches on persons appearing in real-time camera streams and stored media files. The 5.3 product version introduces a user-friendly interface to quickly import sets of video and image files and then carry out detailed investigations. For example, security and law…

Cognitec Introduces Video Camera with Integrated Face Detection / Tracking

Dresden-based company Cognitec now offers a highly specialized IP video camera with built-in face detection and tracking technology as a component of its FaceVACS-VideoScan product. The FaceVACS- VideoScan C5 camera provides optimal image quality for real-time face recognition, even under challenging conditions, while requiring low computing hardware and bandwidth resources. Currently, users of high-resolution machine vision…