computer vision

Fujitsu Unveils New Video Behavior Analytics Platform

Fujitsu Unveils New Video Behavior Analytics Platform

Fujitsu has developed a new behavioral analytics platform that can learn to identify specific human behaviors with minimal amounts of video data. Dubbed ‘Actlyzer’, the platform is able to recognize approximately 100 basic actions like head movements, hand movements, and walking patterns, which can in turn be used to train the AI to recognize more…

VSBLTY Launches New Security Initiatives in South Africa

VSBLTY Launches New Security Initiatives in South Africa

VSBLTY has announced the launch of new security initiatives in South Africa that will leverage the use of facial recognition technology and machine learning in the Sandton suburb of Johannesburg. In partnership with Onyx Cognivas Pty. — a transparent digital signage and media marketing company — VSBLTYs plans call for the installation of their VSBLTY…

Face Biometrics Month: Controversy Over Surveillance – But Not Authentication

Face Biometrics Month: Controversy Over Surveillance – But Not Authentication

Just a few years ago, the kind of biometric technology most familiar to everyday consumers was probably fingerprint recognition, thanks to the explosion of fingerprint sensors across a wide range of smartphones. But today, there’s a different modality in the spotlight: facial recognition. And sometimes that light isn’t very flattering. Much of the credit for…

Viisights Receives $10 Million in Series-A Funding

Viisights Receives $10 Million in Series-A Funding

The Israeli startup Viisights has received $10 million in a round of Series-A funding led by Canada’s Awz Ventures. Viisights is a behavioral recognition specialist and the developer of the Viisights Wise solution, which uses AI to analyze video surveillance footage in real time. Unlike traditional object recognition platforms that can only identify discreet objects,…

Visionati Releases New Image Recognition Platform

Visionati Releases New Image Recognition Platform

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition Visionati has released a new image recognition API designed for the enterprise. The API tags and categorizes a range of different objects (including human faces), allowing customers to rapidly scan photos and videos for the data points that will be most relevant to their business. In addition to recognizing different…

SVI Builds IP Portfolio for FMCW LiDAR Tech

SVI Builds IP Portfolio for FMCW LiDAR Tech

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition California-based defense contractor and facial recognition specialist StereoVision Imaging (“SVI”) has announced the issuance of eight continuation patents for its technological portfolio. In a statement, the company said it is “significantly growing its U.S. and international patent portfolio” pertaining to Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) LiDAR technology. This is SVI’s…

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…

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…

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…

Second Sight Looks to Facial Recognition, Eye Tracking to Enhance Experimental Vision-Restoring Solution

Second Sight Looks to Facial Recognition, Eye Tracking to Enhance Experimental Vision-Restoring Solution

“[Orion is] a visual cortical prosthesis, comprised of an implant designed to communicate with a pair of smartglasses with an affixed camera.” California-based Second Sight is developing potentially groundbreaking medical technology that could help the blind to see again, and is planning to experiment with facial recognition and eye tracking technologies to further enhance its…

ISC West: Ever AI CEO Doug Aley on His Startup’s Rapid Growth [Audio]

ISC West: Ever AI CEO Doug Aley on His Startup’s Rapid Growth [Audio]

One of the security industry’s biggest events has just wrapped up, and FindBiometrics is still unpacking ISC West’s plethora of biometrics news and interviews. Before the end of the show, FindBiometrics Director of Digital Content Susan Stover had the opportunity to catch up with Ever AI CEO Doug Aley. At only about a year and…

MGI Adds VSBLTY’s Biometric Perimeter Access Platform to its Portfolio

MGI Adds VSBLTY’s Biometric Perimeter Access Platform to its Portfolio

Muller Group International (MGI) has added VSBLTY technology to its turnkey security solutions portfolio. VSBLTY is the provider of VSBLTY Vector, a perimeter access solution that uses facial recognition and weapon detection to identify potentially dangerous individuals. “Heightened security is needed virtually everywhere,” said VSBLTY Co-Founder and CEO Jay Hutton. “In most instances, our face-on cameras…

NEC Reaffirms its Commitment to AI Privacy and Human Rights

NEC Reaffirms its Commitment to AI Privacy and Human Rights

The NEC Corporation has established a set of human rights principles to guide its business decisions when using biometrics and artificial intelligence. The newly published “NEC Group AI and Human Rights Principles” reflect a commitment to privacy at every stage of development, and are also intended to ensure compliance with international rules and regulations. With…

Megvii Could Be Planning July IPO

Megvii Could Be Planning July IPO

The Chinese tech startup Megvii is rumored to be planning an initial public offering for later in the year. The South China Morning Post reports that the IPO could take place in either Hong Kong or New York, although Hong Kong is considered to be more likely at this time. Megvii is hoping to raise…

Amazon Explains How Computer Vision Tech Can De-identify Medical Images

Amazon Explains How Computer Vision Tech Can De-identify Medical Images

Thanks to improvements in digital imaging and data storage, medical archives are much larger than they’ve ever been. Researchers now have access to millions of MRIs, X-Rays, and other images that they can analyze to better understand, diagnose, and treat any number of medical conditions.   The catch is that doctors need to be able…

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…

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…

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