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New Biometric Tests Determine How Well Faces Can Be Identified In Videos

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is to conduct new tests that will assess the capability of face recognition algorithms to correctly identify or ignore people appearing in video sequences. The tests —Face in Video Evaluation (FIVE)— will assess both comparative and absolute accuracy measures. The goals are to determine which algorithms […]

NEC Face Recognition Stands Out In NIST Testing

NEC Corporation (NEC) along with NEC Corporation of America (NECAM), one of the providers and integrators of advanced IT, communications, managed services, and biometric solutions, announced that NEC’s face recognition technology achieved the highest performance evaluation in the recent Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) 2014 performed by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology […]

Facial Recognition Software Performance Continues To Improve

Who is that stranger in your social media photo? A click on the face reveals the name in seconds, almost as soon as you identified your best friend. While that handy app is not quite ready for your smart phone, researchers are trying to develop reliable methods to match one person’s photo from millions of […]

NEC Participates In ISAF Security 2013

NEC Corporation today announced its participation in ISAF Security 2013, one of the most comprehensive security exhibitions in Turkey and the Middle East region, from 19 to 22 September 2013 at Istanbul Expo Centre, Turkey. NEC will showcase a range of Public Safety Solutions at stand A850, Hall 9, including: 1.Facial Recognition Technology NEC’s facial […]