3D face scanning

FaceTec Aims for 2019 Business Growth with Latest Executive Appointment

FaceTec Aims for 2019 Business Growth with Latest Executive Appointment

“We’re in the right place at the right time with the right technology, and now we’re building our business development team to match to our incredible dev team.” – Kevin Alan Tussy, CEO, FaceTec FaceTec has a new business development executive aiming to build up its activities on the west side of the Atlantic: Richard Lobovsky…

Sensory Launches Latest Version of TrulySecure with 3D Camera Support and Upgraded AI

Sensory Launches Latest Version of TrulySecure with 3D Camera Support and Upgraded AI

“Also worth noting is an improved system for processing biometric authentication data that splits the load between a given device’s applications processor and its GPU, which has significantly cut the processing time in the authentications process.” Sensory has launched the latest version of its TrulySecure authentication system that includes 3D camera support and an upgraded…

Megvii On Track for $600M Funding Round with Alibaba Backing: Reports

Megvii On Track for $600M Funding Round with Alibaba Backing: Reports

“Like other China-based AI specialists that have announced huge investment rounds in recent weeks, including Yitu and SenseTime, Megvii appears to have benefitted from the Chinese government’s immense appetite for AI-driven technologies such as facial recognition that offer compelling law enforcement and surveillance applications.” It looks like Megvii is poised to become the next Chinese…

Samsung Galaxy S10 to Ditch Rear-Mounted Fingerprint Sensor

Samsung Galaxy S10 to Ditch Rear-Mounted Fingerprint Sensor

Samsung has finally learned from the negative feedback it received over the rear-mounted fingerprint sensors of its most recent flagship smartphones: According to new leaks, two versions of next year’s Galaxy S10 smartphone line will feature in-display fingerprint sensor technology, while a budget option will place the fingerprint sensor on the side. The in-display options…

UWA Researchers Announce Open 3D Facial Recognition Model

UWA Researchers Announce Open 3D Facial Recognition Model

Researchers with the University of Western Australia have developed a new 3D facial recognition model that is now available on an open basis to other researchers. Called FR3DNet, the model was trained on 3.1 million 3D scans of over 100,000 individuals. Now, given images depicting a range of positions, expressions, and so on, the system…

Apple Granted Registered Trademark For Face ID

Apple Granted Registered Trademark For Face ID

Apple has been granted a registered trademark for its Face ID facial recognition system. It’s a symbolic development for Apple’s trailblazing authentication system. Since launching its infrared, 3D face scanning system with the iPhone X last autumn, Apple has shown every indication that it’s going to keep using this technology in future devices, with many…