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Smiths Detection Airport Scanner Matches Passengers with Their Luggage

Smiths Detection Airport Scanner Matches Passengers with Their Luggage

Biometrics News – Airport Biometrics Smiths Detection is demoing a new biometric security solution at this week’s Inter Airport Europe event in Germany. The system is designed specifically to assess risk at security checkpoints and make the baggage screening process more efficient. To that end, the solution combines a Smiths Detection CT Scanner with the…

Verint Receives Three Awards for Speech Analytics Platform

Verint Receives Three Awards for Speech Analytics Platform

Verint is filling out its trophy case with a trio of awards, each of which was handed out in recognition of its Speech Analytics platform. The platform uses speech recognition, machine learning, and AI to transcribe call center interactions and convert them into actionable data for the enterprise. The three awards include a Speech Technology…

Chooch Releases Edge AI Computer Vision Platform

Chooch Releases Edge AI Computer Vision Platform

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition Chooch AI has released a new computer vision service that allows users to detect and categorize events in any kind of local video stream. Dubbed Chooch Edge AI, the technology was unveiled at this week’s TechCrunch Disrupt startup event in San Francisco and leverages Chooch AI’s object recognition capabilities. “Our…

Sensetime Partnership Brings Chinese Cell Tower Company Into Biometric Surveillance

Sensetime Partnership Brings Chinese Cell Tower Company Into Biometric Surveillance

China’s extensive biometric surveillance apparatus is poised to expand even further through the efforts of a major cell tower company: China Tower has established a new subsidiary called Smart Tower that is aimed at offering video surveillance services. As Light Reading reports, China Tower is jointly owned by China’s three major telecoms, and has 1.9…

Xpeng P7 Smart Car Features Biometric Unlock

Xpeng P7 Smart Car Features Biometric Unlock

The Xpeng P7 will officially become the first car to feature the Alibaba In-Car Mini APP platform when the new electric vehicle hits the market in the spring of 2020. Xpeng Motors carried out the integration in collaboration with AliOS, giving drivers access to smart car features like navigation, traffic updates, and driver monitoring. The…

TIE 2019 Brings Future Technology Pavilion to Taiwan

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition The 2019 Taiwan Innotech Expo (TIE) has opened the Future Technology Pavilion to give guests a glimpse at the latest Taiwanese AI innovations. Organized by Taiwan’s Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) and Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), the 2019 iteration of the Future Technology Pavilion is showcasing more than 100 domestically…

Nuance Takes Home Financial Services Prize at AIconics Awards

Nuance Takes Home Financial Services Prize at AIconics Awards

Biometrics News – Voice Recognition – Behavioral Biometrics Nuance Communications has added a major trophy to its mantle, taking home the prize for Best Application of AI in Financial Services at the 4th annual AIconics Awards. Presented by Forbes, the Awards honor organizations and individuals that create innovative AI products and services. The winners were…

New VSBLTY Partnership to Bring Facial Recognition Tech to Retail

New VSBLTY Partnership to Bring Facial Recognition Tech to Retail

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition “VSBLTY is an important piece of our strategy as retailers increasingly rely on in-store video analytics to not only understand and directly support the shopper journey but also to provide another layer of context-based security and loss prevention.” – Amin Shahidi, Head of Strategy, Sensormatic Solutions Facial recognition specialist VSBLTY…

Taiwan Public Bank Deploys Kneron Face Recognition Tech

A public bank in Taiwan is upgrading its security capabilities with edge AI facial recognition technology from Kneron. The agreement came about thanks to Kneron’s arrangement with its systems integration partner, Tung-I Information Service (TIIS). The deal specifically concerns Kneron’s Facial Recognition Solution, which will be deployed for attendance management and access control at the…

ID R&D Comes Out Ahead in Voice Liveness Detection Challenge

ID R&D Comes Out Ahead in Voice Liveness Detection Challenge

ID R&D’s voice liveness detection technology has bested the competition in the 2019 Automatic Speaker Verification Spoofing and Countermeasures (ASVspoof) Challenge. The biannual industry challenge evaluates solutions based on their ability to distinguish real speech from false speech that has been generated using Text-to-Speech or voice conversion technology. ID R&D’s solution proved to be the…

Behavioral Analytics Specialist Gets FIDO2 Server Certification

Behavioral Analytics Specialist Gets FIDO2 Server Certification

Portland-based behavioral analytics specialist Acceptto has attained FIDO Alliance certification with respect to the FIDO2 server protocol. This means Acceptto’s Biobehavioral authentication platform supports both FIDO UAF 1.0 and FIDO 2.0 servers, helping to enable strong online authentication in conjunction with a given device’s biometric sensors or a PIN. Officially unveiled last November, Acceptto’s authentication…

AI Enhancement Makes MorphoWave Biometric Scanner Faster, More Accurate

AI Enhancement Makes MorphoWave Biometric Scanner Faster, More Accurate

“Its matching speed is 85 percent faster, enabling a 25 percent increase in throughput, with the device capable of scanning 50 people per minute.” IDEMIA‘s renowned MorphoWave Compact biometric solution is now faster and more accurate, thanks to an AI-driven update. Launched in the spring of 2018, the MorphoWave Compact is a smaller version of…

Global TV Brand Developing IoT-Connected, Face-Scanning TVs

Global TV Brand Developing IoT-Connected, Face-Scanning TVs

Facial recognition and related Artificial Intelligence-driven technologies are going to play an increasingly important role in consumer TVs, suggests TCL Electronics’ latest corporate update. The China-based electronics maker offers a range of products, from mobile phones to washing machines, but it is perhaps best known internationally for its competitively priced TVs. This business area continues…

finleap Brings Ping An’s OneConnect Technology to Europe

finleap Brings Ping An’s OneConnect Technology to Europe

The Ping An Group’s OneConnect platform will soon be available in Europe thanks to a new strategic partnership with finleap connect, which manages the finleap FinTech ecosystem. Based in China, OneConnect is a comprehensive Software-as-a-Service company that provides financial institutions with AI, blockchain, cloud, and biometric capabilities. “We are impressed by OneConnect’s technical capabilities and…

Traces AI Developing Computer Vision-Based Facial Recognition Alternative

Traces AI Developing Computer Vision-Based Facial Recognition Alternative

A new Y Combinator startup called Traces AI is working on a surveillance alternative to facial recognition. The computer vision solution tracks people moving through crowds based on a number of other visual factors. “It’s a combination of different parameters,” explained Traces AI Co-Founder Veronika Yurchuk. “We can use your hair style, whether you have…

Facial Recognition Specialist VSBLTY Brings on a Pair of New Executives

Facial Recognition Specialist VSBLTY Brings on a Pair of New Executives

VSBLTY has added two new members to its executive team. The company has announced that Matthew Pruitt will be taking over as the new Chief Experience Officer (CXO), while Paul Rinaldi has signed on as the company’s first Senior Client Services Director for Retail. The latter is a newly created position that will focus on…

Nuance Shows Solid Growth in Q3 Update

Nuance Shows Solid Growth in Q3 Update

“…the Artificial Intelligence specialist has delivered revenues near the high end of its guidance range.” Nuance Communications has issued its results for the third quarter of 2019, showing solid growth across multiple business areas. Bearing in mind that Nuance adopted the ASC 606 revenue recognition standard last October, comparison of its latest results with those…

Drone Tech Designed to Boost Cannabis Production

Drone Tech Designed to Boost Cannabis Production

The Canadian cannabis software specialist ZenaPay will be carrying out a beta test of its drone-based plant tracking software in conjunction with GreenHeartCBD. ZenaPay’s highly unique program is designed specifically for enterprise-level cannabis operations, and leverages AI to help customers monitor the lifecycles of their plants from seed up until the point of sale. GreenHeart,…

ID R&D Teams Up with Wavio to Improve Acoustic Awareness Platform

ID R&D Teams Up with Wavio to Improve Acoustic Awareness Platform

ID R&D has found a new customer for its Acoustic Event Detection technology, which will be integrated into Wavio’s SoundAI platform. First announced back in March, Acoustic Event Detection allows any device with a microphone to detect and identify a range of ambient sounds, including sirens, barking dogs, breaking glass, and calls for help.  …

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