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By Bernd Mainzer, Atos Electronic Machine Readable Travel Documents (eMRTDs), as defined in the ICAO Document 9303 and particularly ePassports, allow a high degree of border security and automation. This is one of the reasons why, in 2012, more than 104 countries issued ePassports and the number is increasing steadily. At the same time, the…

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…

Market research estimates biometric technologies market at $14 billion by 2017

Biometric technology is an advanced technique for the identification of humans, based on their characteristics or traits. These traits can be face, fingerprint, iris, voice, signature, palm, vein, and DNA. The existing methods of human identification such as identification documents and PIN are not able to cope up with the growing demand for stringent security,…

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…

M2SYS Releases New Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS)

  M2SYS Technology announced the release of its Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) solution. It is designed to allow governments and private enterprises the ability to store, search, retrieve, process, and edit biometric data and subject records. Building on its experience of offering biometric solutions for a myriad of vertical markets around the world, the…

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…

London City Airport battles queues with facial recognition system

Human Recognition Systems announced that London City Airport is the seventh top ten UK airport to deploy a product from the MFlow suite. London City has chosen MFlow Journey for passenger queue measurement replacing its existing Bluetooth measurement technology. MFlow improves the passenger experience as it predicts, detects, measures, analyses and facilitates the high volume…