SAFR announced it was awarded its third Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract. This contract enables SAFR to advance its computer vision platform to support perimeter protection and domestic search and rescue missions. The SBIR contract allows SAFR to enhance its platform to run on an NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier™ based UGV system. The addition of SAFR’s AI-powered analytics on autonomous and semi-autonomous robotic devices provides a force multiplier and a layer of safety for defense and civilian security.
SAFR from RealNetworks announced a new version of SAFR, the world’s foremost facial recognition solution for live video, offering accurate, fast, unbiased face recognition and additional computer vision features. Available now, SAFR version 3.4 introduces new passive liveness detection and anti-spoofing features, for both masked and unmasked faces, to enhance security for face biometric authentication solutions. The new version also includes SMS watchlist alarms.
Setelsa Security has chosen SAFR from RealNetworks, to provide face-based biometrics for its clients in the UK, Spain, Portugal, Mexico, and Argentina. Integrating SAFR face recognition will enhance Setelsa’s secure access solutions, enabling clients to deploy touchless, face-based authentication. The partnership integrates SAFR’s AI-based computer vision technology — face detection, face recognition, and mask detection — into Setelsa’s market-leading secure access solutions.
SAFR announced SAFR Inside, a new app component of its Facial Recognition and Computer Vision Platform that runs on ACAP enabled cameras with edge processing capabilities. SAFR Inside reduces network traffic and server overhead and thus lowers overall deployment costs. The first version of SAFR Inside runs on the new AXIS Q1615 Mk III Network Camera announced. SAFR Inside enables network cameras like the AXIS Q1615 Mk III to reduce video processing server overhead.
SAFR announced the appointment of Eric Hess as Senior Director of Product Management. Hess will lead the product strategy and will be responsible for expanding and accelerating the core SAFR application globally, with a particular emphasis on the public safety and gaming markets. Eric Hess is a well-known expert in the use of video analytics and facial recognition technologies for expedient resolution of criminal investigations.