Cheng Chung Hsu
LILIN, a globally renowned manufacturer of IP video cameras, recording devices, and software, announced a strategic partnership with CyberLink, a pioneer of AI and facial recognition technologies to strike business opportunities for facial recognition. Together, CyberLink’s FaceMe AI facial recognition engine will be integrated into the LILIN facial recognition system to create comprehensive smart security and smart retail solutions. FaceMe AI facial recognition solution CyberLink’s FaceMe AI facial recognition engine achieves up to 99.7% accuracy of the NIST FRVT test, ranked No. 1 in Taiwan, and when combined with LILIN’s smart security solutions, enables one-stop smart security, data analysis and warning system service. LILIN’s smart security solution is suitable for access control management of commercial offices and factories and can provide business analysis for the restaurant and retail industries as well. AI facial recognition system LILIN’s AI facial recognition system not only has the advantage of ‘3 High’ elements, encompassing a ‘High’ recognition rate Along with over 40 years of experience in IP video manufacturing and development of IP cameras, recording devices and software, LILIN continues to pursue innovation. LILIN’s AI facial recognition system not only has the advantage of ‘3 High’ elements, encompassing a ‘High’ recognition rate, ‘High’ capacity, up to 100,000 face database and ‘High’ elevation angle to be recognised, but also supports multiple image inputs, and image search facial recognition, making it easy to distinguish the trajectory of personnel. Furthermore, companies can create file identification through a photo of the ID, and use one-stop central management to synchronise the data immediately, greatly reducing the precious time spent on complicated processes! Intelligent security solutions “LILIN has many years of smart security experience, providing insight into the market’s needs for creating a comprehensive intelligent security solution. LILIN is pleased to partner with CyberLink and integrates FaceMe into our facial recognition system to strengthen smart retail, smart healthcare, smart factory, and smart business applications. Through continued efforts, I believe that LILIN will provide the most advanced total security solution for global customers.” said Mr. C.C. Hsu, LILIN’s President. “If there was ever a field worthy of continued research and innovation, it’s security,” said Dr. Jau Huang, CEO of CyberLink, adding “Without a doubt, LILIN is a globally renowned provider and manufacturer of IoT devices and CyberLink is a worldwide pioneer developing facial recognition applications for connected devices. Together, we are setting a new standard for what makes a place secure by bringing to market new technologies that make our customers safer, and our businesses smarter.”
According to Merit LILIN, the UAE will be a thriving new and potential market in 2016since Europe’s economy is still sluggish The global Chinese community recently welcomed the year of the Fire Monkey with a two-week celebration, concluding with the lantern festival at the end of February. According to Chinese astrology, we are now in the year of the Fire Monkey. What’s in store for businesses around the world? Global economic growth is predicted for the year of the Monkey. Industries forecast to experience increased activity include energy, transport, shipping, property, construction, and mining. This is good news for businesses and security companies alike, since these are all verticals where the security industry is active. SourceSecurity.com caught up with C.C. Hsu, President of Merit LILIN, to find out the Taiwanese giant’s plans for the year of the Monkey. Leverage experience, focus on smart solutions Over the decades, Merit LILIN has built a reputation as a trusted provider. Hsu described the plans Merit LILIN has in store for the year ahead with regard to the company and its product trajectory. “With over 35 years of experience in video surveillance, Merit LILIN is still (focusing) on the security industry, and (providing) good service to customers through our branches and partners,” he said. “We (will) not only focus on features and specifications, but also focus on the user experience. Smart products, working smart, (easy installations) and (delivering) intelligent data will be our main direction for product development.” Middle East continues to lead sales The United Arab Emirates (UAE) remains a significant region for the company. With Intersec 2016 concluded a couple of months ago, Hsu reiterated the potential for growth within the region for the security industry and for the company. “Since Europe’s economy is still sluggish, UAE will be a new and potential market,” he said. “We believe that quality and support are more important for homeland security for UAE even though (competitively priced) Chinese products are everywhere. This year, LILIN will devote much more to this market than before. We have attended Intersec this year, and we received lots of good responses. We believe this year will (see) 40 percent growth, compared to 2015.” Merit LILIN’s main direction for product development will be smart products,working smart and delivering intelligent data According to Hsu, the Middle East is a project-based market, and Merit LILIN has tailored its strategy accordingly by building a strong network of consultants and system integrators with the expertise to support large-scale projects. The company will also be holding product trainings and seminars to ensure that customers are able to fully realise the benefits of their products. With a fast-growing economy, it is no surprise that the financial sector in the Middle East region is seeing demands. Hsu noted that the company’s end-to-end solutions for the banking sector, focusing on ATM and teller counters, are their most in-demand products in the region. A year of economic growth, a time for new inventions Many astrologers forecast the year of the Monkey to usher in global economic growth and a time for new inventions. In terms of up-and-coming products customers can expect from Merit LILIN, Hsu listed a door station with lens distortion correction, the P2P NVR solution with P2P app, ANPR for parking management, city surveillance and gate control, barcode integration with LILIN Navigator VMS system for retail and production, in addition to 4K and H.265 products. There’s something for everyone, as Merit LILIN strives to meet the needs of customers in all verticals. From home automation to city surveillance to mobile applications and cruise and boat video management, the company has the bases covered. Each vertical has specific requirements, and Merit LILIN covers these needs. For instance, stainless steel encasing built to withstand a salty environment is used for cameras designed for the boat and cruise management vertical, while a VMS with barcode integration is designed to meet the special demands of a production line in the manufacturing sector.
The centre is located near the New Taipei Industrial Park Service Center in Taiwan and has created 50 R&D jobs LILIN, the global manufacturer of IP security products, recently announced the establishment of a new Research and Development (R&D) centre in Taipei, Taiwan. The centre is located near the New Taipei Industrial Park Service Center in Taiwan where the company has invested heavily over the last year and created 50 research and development jobs. Research & Development to increase efficiency and collaboration LILIN is ISO 9001-2008 approved for test facilities and manufacturing factory, and the company will maintain its corporate headquarters, R&D operations, and factory in Taiwan. “Our engineers are very important to everything that all the products we build, and our new innovation centre will increase R&D efficiency and collaboration, and optimise R&D productivity,” said C.C. Hsu, President and Global Head of Research and Development for LILIN.