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AIRY3D Hires New Vice President of Strategic Marketing

AIRY3D Hires New Vice President of Strategic Marketing

AIRY3D has announced that Paul K. Gallagher has signed on as the company’s new Vice President of Strategic Marketing. Gallagher brings more than 30 years of experience to the position, with a resume that includes previous leadership stints at Samsung, OmniVision, and LG Electronics, amongst other companies. “I’m thrilled, once again, to be at the…

NEC and Macromill Team Up to Offer Better Market Analytics with Biometrics and AI

NEC and Macromill Team Up to Offer Better Market Analytics with Biometrics and AI

NEC and Macromill are launching a new consumer insight marketing service that will help retailers make better product and marketing decisions based on information that can’t be picked up from a traditional customer survey. The service will be delivered via Macromill’s D-Profile AI analytics tool, using more robust data sets that are developed with the…

Interested in Smart Car Face Biometrics, Hyundai Mobis Invests in Deep Glint

Interested in Smart Car Face Biometrics, Hyundai Mobis Invests in Deep Glint

“The Deep Glint investment is valued at $5 million, and reflects a broader trend as the automotive sector increasingly embraces AI and biometric technologies. “ Hyundai Mobis has taken a big stake in China-based computer vision specialist Deep Glint, signalling the growing importance of AI and biometrics in the automotive sector. Deep Glint specializes in…

Biometrics, 5G and AI Were All Over Mobile World Congress

Biometrics, 5G and AI Were All Over Mobile World Congress

–Listen to FindBiometrics’ audio interviews with identity experts at Mobile World Congress– This year’s Mobile World Congress Barcelona is a wrap, and organizer GSMA is celebrating a very successful event. The mobile alliance says that MWC19 Barcelona saw 109,000 visitors from all over the world, with 55 percent of attendees being senior-level executives and 7,900…

Healthcare Biometrics Month: The Roundup

Healthcare Biometrics Month: The Roundup

With the mobile biometrics revolution now having been underway for about half a decade, it’s high time that a similar revolution should come to healthcare. And it is coming: Biometric technologies are starting to have a major impact on a range of areas in this sector, from EPCS to patient identification and even medical diagnosis.…

MWC 2019: ID R&D’s New Chief Product Officer Outlines a Very Busy Business

MWC 2019: ID R&D’s New Chief Product Officer Outlines a Very Busy Business

ID R&D is one of the more fast-rising AI-focused biometrics startups in the industry right now, and the company wasted no time in deploying an important new hire to this year’s Mobile World Congress. Ilya Ozerets just came to the company in December, when he was appointed as its new Chief Product Officer. That came…

MWC 2019: Sensory CEO Todd Mozer Talks Embedded AI, Biometrics [Audio]

MWC 2019: Sensory CEO Todd Mozer Talks Embedded AI, Biometrics [Audio]

FindBiometrics is in Barcelona, reporting live from Mobile World Congress: the most important mobility conference in the world. This year, MWC’s theme is ‘Intelligent Connectivity’, and with AI, IoT, biometrics and identity all converging to bring about new and innovative user experiences, it was only appropriate we catch up with Sensory, Inc., an industry leader…

Face and Voice Biometrics Empower Customer Service Robot

Face and Voice Biometrics Empower Customer Service Robot

“With its integration of CyberLink’s FaceMe biometric engine, the robot is able to identify known customers, and to determine demographic information pertaining to age and gender.” CyberLink‘s facial recognition technology has been incorporated into a new robot that’s just hitting the Taiwanese and Japanese markets. It’s the result of a collaboration between the Taiwan-based facial…

Healthcare Biometrics Month: AI-Driven Diagnosis

Healthcare Biometrics Month: AI-Driven Diagnosis

At its heart, healthcare has traditionally revolved around just a couple of basic practices: Looking for signs of illness in a patient, and listening to what the patient has to say about their symptoms. But these are by no means simple undertakings. A wide range of symptoms can be difficult to detect accurately, and can…

Veritone Uses AI to Improve Media Coverage of College Football Playoff

Veritone Uses AI to Improve Media Coverage of College Football Playoff

On the field, the Clemson Tigers bested the Alabama Crimson Tide in this year’s College Football Playoff. Behind the scenes, the CFP was teaming up with Veritone to showcase the future of sports media coverage, with Veritone delivering the CFP’s Digital Media Hub while also offering its Live Event Services and the use of its…

AIStorm Receives $13.2M to Develop Next-Gen Semiconductor

AIStorm Receives $13.2M to Develop Next-Gen Semiconductor

AIStorm has landed $13.2 million in Series A funding to develop a next-generation semiconductor for future IoT devices. The new semiconductor will reportedly allow users to process analog sensor data more quickly and at a fraction of the current cost. According to AIStorm, the challenge is that raw data needs to be converted to a…

GUEST POST: Mark Clifton Comments on the FindBiometrics Year in Review

GUEST POST: Mark Clifton Comments on the FindBiometrics Year in Review

The FindBiometrics Year in Review is the longest running biometrics industry survey, providing insight into the top trends in the ever-evolving identity marketplace. In this guest post, biometrics expert Mark Clifton highlights some of the survey’s most notable findings. These survey results underscore the intersection between biometrics and some major technology disruptions in today’s world.…

The 2018 FindBiometrics Year in Review

The 2018 FindBiometrics Year in Review

Welcome to the 2018 FindBiometrics Year in Review. In December 2018 we polled nearly 200 biometrics industry experts on the biggest identity tech trends of the year, and throughout January we explored the results in our featured articles section. From the rise of facial recognition and the excitement of biometric FinTech, to the importance of…

MIT AI Policy Congress Convenes to Discuss AI and Ethics

MIT AI Policy Congress Convenes to Discuss AI and Ethics

The inaugural MIT AI Policy Congress recently convened in Massachusetts, bringing together leading researchers, industry insiders, and policy experts for a series of discussions about the future of artificial intelligence. Hosted by MIT’s Internet Policy Research Initiative (IPRI) and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the conversation stressed the importance of collaboration and…

NTT to Showcase Facial Recognition, AI and 5G at MWC 2019

NTT to Showcase Facial Recognition, AI and 5G at MWC 2019

Japan’s biggest telecom has officially announced its plans to attend this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and it’s going to put artificial intelligence and 5G technologies in the spotlight. Biometric technology will play an important role in NTT’s AI showcase. The company says one of its exhibits will be of “Smart Airport” solutions including…

Year in Review: The Rise of the Machines

Year in Review: The Rise of the Machines

Looking back, the FindBiometrics Year in Review survey question about artificial intelligence was a bit of a no-brainer. Question 14 asked respondents to indicate how much they agreed with the following statement: “Artificial intelligence will make voice, speech, and face recognition biometrics integral to everyday life.” Eighty-three percent of respondents agreed, with 37 percent saying…

AlwaysAI Brings in $4M in Series-A Round

AlwaysAI Brings in $4M in Series-A Round

“The platform’s tools will allow for the development of computer vision systems that can detect, classify, count, and track objects, and that can perform facial recognition.” San Diego-based computer vision startup AlwaysAI has brought in $4 million in funding through a series-A investment round, the company has announced. The round was led by BRV, a…

ID R&D Opens Silicon Valley Office

ID R&D Opens Silicon Valley Office

“With the vast and increasing numbers of companies looking to ID R&D for zero-effort, voice and multi-modal biometric authentication, combined with unique anti-spoofing protection, we needed to expand in size and location to continue the tremendous growth we experienced in 2018.” – Alexey Khitrov, CEO, ID R&D New York-based ID R&D has expanded into Silicon…

New Smart Doorbell Identifies Familiar Faces

New Smart Doorbell Identifies Familiar Faces

Another player has entered the ‘smart doorbell’ market: Tuya Smart, a firm with offices in Guangdong, Hangzhou, and California, has taken the occasion of CES 2019 to announce its AI Video Doorbell. The doorbell uses a built-in camera to identify familiar faces that have been added to a ‘whitelist’ of authorized visitors, and can send…

INTERVIEW: Raymond So, General Manager, ZKTeco H.K.

INTERVIEW: Raymond So, General Manager, ZKTeco H.K.

The biometrics industry is broad, with plenty of room for niche players focusing on specific areas like facial recognition for smartphone unlocking or fitness-tracking earbuds. But there are some major players who have managed over the years to become successful solutions providers across a diverse range of solutions and applications, and ZKTeco has been a…

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