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WorldReach App Integrates Cognitec’s Face Matching Solution

WorldReach App Integrates Cognitec’s Face Matching Solution

WorldReach has deployed Cognitec’s secure facial recognition tech in a smartphone app that automates the ID application process. The app asks users to take a selfie when applying for a passport or a visa, or when they’re enrolling in some kind of digital service. After that, Cognitec’s facial recognition algorithm will match the photo against…

Cognitec Provides Face Recognition Tech for Photo Management Platform

Cognitec Provides Face Recognition Tech for Photo Management Platform

Cognitec’s FaceVACS Engine 9.4 is being deployed in the upcoming version of Nero’s MediaHome platform, allowing MediaHome customers to sort and edit their digital photos with facial recognition technology. The tech will recognize the same face across multiple images and group those photos together for slideshows, storage, and other purposes. “Our customers really enjoy this…

Cognitec Delivers Biometric License Renewal for Dutch Drivers

Cognitec Delivers Biometric License Renewal for Dutch Drivers

“In addition to performing the biometric matching, Cognitec’s system also ensures that the uploaded photos match ISO/IEC standards for biometric images.” Facial recognition specialist Cognitec has been contracted to deliver a cutting-edge system for driver’s license renewal in the Netherlands. The contract comes by way of RDW, the country’s vehicle authority, and entails the delivery…

Cognitec Wins Frost & Sullivan’s 2019 Customer Value Award

Cognitec Wins Frost & Sullivan’s 2019 Customer Value Award

Frost & Sullivan is singing the praises of Dresden-based Cognitec, recognizing the biometrics specialist with the 2019 Global Customer Value Leadership Award. The award is intended for companies that implement strategies to increase value and ROI for their customers, and was bestowed to this year’s winner in recognition of Cognitec’s FaceVACS line of biometric solutions.…

New Cognitec Algorithm Offers Facial Recognition Performance Boost Across All Applications

New Cognitec Algorithm Offers Facial Recognition Performance Boost Across All Applications

“The company emphasized its technology’s applications in scanning facial images from passports, national IDs, and mugshots, and in scanning faces that are partially turned away from a given camera.” Cognitec has upgraded the face matching algorithm of its FaceVACS facial recognition engine. In a statement announcing the upgrade, the company asserted that its own in-house…

Venice Airport Authorities Plan Expansion of Biometric eGates

Venice Airport Authorities Plan Expansion of Biometric eGates

“The system uses Cognitec’s FaceVACS-Entry technology, which scans passengers’ facial biometrics and compares them to the images in their respective passports and ID documents.” The use of biometric passenger screening is paying off at the Venice Marco Polo Airport. It was initially introduced back in July of 2015, with airport IT specialist N-Aitec implemented Cognitec’s…

New Cognitec VP to Lead Asia Pacific Efforts

New Cognitec VP to Lead Asia Pacific Efforts

Germany-based biometrics specialist Cognitec has appointed a new VP for its Asia Pacific division. Terry Hartmann will lead the company’s efforts in business development and client relations in the region. Hartmann joins the company from his most recent stint as the head of Unisys’s North American transportation business, but his most crucial experience is in…

Cognitec Upgrades FaceVACS-Entry

Cognitec Upgrades FaceVACS-Entry

Cognitec has upgraded its FaceVACS-Entry system. The eGate border screening solution, which is based on automated facial recognition technology, now features an improved matching algorithm that is better able to scan low-res images; and the system is also now better able to detect fraud attempts in which photos and masks are used, Cognitec says. FaceVACS-Entry version…

FaceVACS Upgrade Improves Matching, Age & Gender Detection

FaceVACS Upgrade Improves Matching, Age & Gender Detection

Germany-based face biometrics developer Cognitec has launched an upgraded version of its flagship FaceVACS Technology. The system features new matching algorithms that the company has designated “B10” and “A16”. The enhanced algorithms are also now better able to identify non-adults and images associated with specific kinds of ‘noise’ in their image data. In developing the…

Cognitec Unveils Real Time Face Detection Camera

Cognitec Unveils Real Time Face Detection Camera

Germany-based facial recognition technology developer Cognitec has unveiled a new video camera featuring a built-in facial recognition system. The FaceVACS-VideoScan C5 camera is an IP video camera that offers high image quality over low bandwidth. The video camera’s face biometrics technology employs gapless, real-time face detection and tracking, and produces lossless video streams for each…