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Cognitec upgrades FaceVACS engine with new matching algorithm to advance speed and accuracy

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 variety of large datasets across typical face recognition applications. These datasets range fro...

Cognitec adds unique video investigation features to face recognition product for law enforcement

Cognitec Systems, the face recognition company, has significantly extended the feature set of its FaceVACS-DBScan product. The latest release combines the company’s renowned image database search technology with powerful video inspection tools for a multitude of investigation use cases. FaceVACS-DBScan LE enables fast import of video footage and detailed investigations of the extracted facial images. Agents can find known or unknown persons in multiple videos to quickly narrow down suspec...

Cognitec adds advanced video investigation tools to FaceVACS-VideoScan Technology

This latest product release from Cognitec offers intuitive features to recognise and analyse faces in recorded media The video screening and analytics technology from Cognitec, FaceVACS-VideoScan, now allows users to perform complex searches on persons appearing in real-time camera streams and stored media files.User-friendly interfaceThe 5.3 product version introduces a user-friendly interface to quickly import sets of video and image files and then carry out detailed investi...

Cognitec FaceVACS-Entry facial recognition software for automated passport control procedures

Cognitec released a new software version for its face recognition technology used in eGates for automated passport control procedures. Latest matching algorithm for recognising passport images FaceVACS-Entry combines smart hardware for facial image acquisition with market-leading software for verification processes, and is ready for integration into electronic gates (eGates) at border control checkpoints. The new software release, FaceVACS-Entry 5.3, includes Cognitec’s latest matching...

Cognitec FaceVACS-VideoScan technology to be demonstrated at World Game Protection Conference 2016

Cognitec FaceVACS-VideoScan technology helps strengthen physical security measures in Macau casinos Cognitec’s highly specialised face recognition technology FaceVACS-VideoScan was selected to strengthen physical security measures in major Macau casinos by alerting security staff in real time about banned persons entering the premises. Cognitec uses advanced face recognition technology In partnership with Melco Crown Entertainment, Cognitec supported the large-scal...

ISC West 2015: Cognitec FaceVACS-VideoScan C5 camera to be showcased

The camera provides optimal image quality for real-time face recognition even under challenging conditions Cognitec now offers a highly specialised 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, use...

Counter Terror Expo 2015 adds World Terror Congress to programme

Visitors of upcoming edition of CTX will see range of pioneering products for Police & Special Forces Counter Terror Expo is the leading international event which addresses the growing and diverse threat posed by terrorism. The next edition of CTX will take place 20-21 April at Olympia London. The preeminent CTX conference agenda will set out the current, highly volatile, security climate, identify vulnerabilities and discuss comprehensive methods to tackle the threat...

Cognitec incorporates B9 algorithm into its face recognition product - FaceVACS-DBScan

Cognitec has released the superior face recognition engine B9 and incorporated the algorithm in its market-leading face recognition product, FaceVACS-DBScan. Research and development for the B9 algorithm focused on significant performance improvement for images with low resolution or taken in less controlled environments, often found in police databases. The matching accuracy also increased for images with non-frontal poses, with faces turned upward, downward or to the side. FaceVACS-DBScan en...

Cognitec signs software development and license agreement with Intel Corporation

The companies will apply face recognition to access control on electronic devices Cognitec Systems has signed an important software development and license agreement with Intel Corporation. Under the agreement, the companies will cooperate to apply face recognition to access control on electronic devices. Logon to PCs, laptops, tablets, mobile phones, and other computing devices will become both more convenient and secure as the technology replaces conventional passwords....

Cognitec introduces its FaceVACS-Entry for integration into electronic gates (eGates)

FaceVACS-Entry combines smart hardware for image acquisition with software for verification processes Cognitec responds to high demand for fast, accurate face recognition solutions at border control points by introducing a new product that combines smart hardware for image acquisition with market-leading software for verification processes. FaceVACS-Entry is ready for integration into electronic gates (eGates) which provide travellers with electronic passports (ePassports...

Cognitec’s FaceVACS-SDK recognition engine now available for Android

In response to the growing demand for mobile face recognition technology, Cognitec now offers customers the world-leading FaceVACS recognition engine for Android-based application development. Cognitec’s software development kit FaceVACS-SDK provides all the development tools for the most common face recognition functions: enrolment, verification and identification. Additional functionality is provided for finding human faces and eyes in images, for tracking faces in video streams, and fo...

Cognitec Systems releases FaceVACS-VideoScan, the first video screening and analysis technology

Cognitec Systems has released the highly advanced version of FaceVACS-VideoScan, the first video screening and analysis technology to support security personnel, marketing departments, and operations management. The application now employs anonymous face recognition technology to analyse the count, flow and demographics of people visible in video streams while protecting privacy and data security. Surpassing traditional video surveillance systems, FaceVACS-VideoScan detects people’s faces...