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…

VIDEO: Cognitec brings face recognition to digital signage market

Visitors to the 2013 Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas showed great interest in Cognitec's newly released version of FaceVACS-VideoScan and the use of anonymous face recognition for intelligent signage. The software can compute the precise count and viewing time for persons looking at a digital sign, but also trigger the display of a targeted…

Cognitec launches analytics product based on premier face recognition technology

The highly advanced version of Cognitec Systems’ video screening product FaceVACS-VideoScan now employs leading-edge face detection technology to analyze the count, flow, demographics and behavior of people visible in video streams. Cognitec will exhibit the new technology, which can support security and operations management simultaneously, at ASIS International in Philadelphia, the Biometrics Consortium Conference in…

Cognitec celebrates ten years of success and growth

The privately owned company currently employs 45 staff members across four continents. An experienced software, algorithm and product development team has enabled Cognitec’s business success and leadership position within the face recognition market. Since its inception in 2002, the company has collaborated with more than 2000 clients, value-added resellers and system integrators in more than…