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ZKAccess hosts world renowned biometrics expert Dr. Anil Jain

Published on 26 July, 2016
Dr. Jain has partnered with ZKAccess in the past
Dr. Anil Jain received a host of awards for contributions to pattern recognition and biometrics

ZKAccess, a division of ZKTeco and leading provider of biometric and RFID security solutions, was pleased to host Dr. Anil Jain at its headquarters in Shenzhen, China on June 15, 2016. Dr. Jain is one of the leading pioneers and scientists in the field of biometrics and also serves as a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at Michigan State University.

Biometric and pattern recognition research

His research interests include pattern recognition, computer vision and biometric recognition and has received Guggenheim fellowship, Humboldt Research award, Fulbright fellowship, IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement award, IEEE W. Wallace McDowell award, IAPR King-Sun Fu Prize, IEEE ICDM Research Contribution Award, IAPR Senior Biometric Investigator Award, and the MSU Withrow Teaching Excellence Award for contributions to pattern recognition and biometrics. He is also a member of the United States National Academy of Engineering.

Biometric presentation

While at ZKTeco, Dr. Jain gave a presentation that summarised the history of biometrics, and current and emerging applications. Approximately 200 ZKTeco and ZKAccess staff attended the presentation, including the sales teams and scientists & engineers in the R&D department.

Past partnerships

Dr. Jain has partnered with ZKAccess in the past. He tested and subsequently employed ZKAccess technology solutions for fingerprint recognition for infants and toddlers for the purpose of identification and recording their immunization histories. Additional collaborations are in the planning stages, following Dr. Jain's recent visit to the company's headquarters in China, where he had an opportunity to hear about ZKTeco's R&D efforts.

"We at ZKAccess are so honoured to have hosted Dr. Jain at our corporate headquarters in China," says Manish Dalal, COO, ZKAccess. "His dedication and contributions to the field of biometrics are beyond impressive."

"ZKAccess looks forward to our continued collaboration with Dr. Jain," adds Larry Reed, CEO, ZKAccess. "The union of his impressive research capabilities and technological advancements and ZKTeco's extensive manufacturing capabilities and global reach can be instrumental in bringing affordable and advanced biometric solutions to the masses."

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