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…

Suprema launches world’s fastest face recognition terminal

  Suprema announced the release of FaceStation, the world's fastest face recognition access control terminal with patented adaptive IR illumination technology. FaceStation is an IP based biometric access control terminal featuring facial recognition technology which identifies individuals from their facial image features. Conventional face recognition technology contains inherent weak points brought by lighting intensity and…