Latest NIST Test Shows Cognitec’s Face Recognition Algorithm with Overall Best Accuracy-Speed Tradeoff

Algorithm development at Cognitec continues to engineer the optimal balance between speed and accuracy of face matching processes. The latest results of the U.S. NIST Face Recognition Vendor Test for identification tasks show the Cognitec algorithm in the best position of all algorithms when relating the template generation time to the false negative identification rate…

Cognitec’s Face Recognition Technology Enables Verification in Veridos eGates at Bangladesh Airports

Bangladesh is now operating the country’s first eGates at the capital’s airport, featuring Veridos gates with Cognitec’s face recognition technology. The airport currently uses 12 eGates at the departure terminal and three eGates at the arrival terminal. Veridos will install 28 eGates at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport and 22 eGates at other international border check…

Cognitec Extends Face Recognition Product Suite for Border Crossing Applications

In response to the growing demand for biometrics enrollment during border crossing processes, Cognitec has extended its Entry product line to offer an all-inclusive device for capturing standards-compliant biometric photos. Instant camera positioning, active lighting, and interactive user guidance lead to optimal, user-friendly capture conditions. The system finds the face of the person, adjusts the…

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,…

WorldReach uses Cognitec’s Face Recognition Tech to Enable Smartphone ID Document Applications

Cognitec continues to maintain a successful partnership with WorldReach to facilitate remote identity verification during self-service ID issuance processes via their smartphone app. Applicants for passports, visas, residency/settlement programs or digital onboarding services are required to take a selfie during the enrollment process. An automated back-end process verifies the claimed identity, validates the ID document…

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…

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…