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INTERVIEW: Allen Ganz, Director, Advanced Recognition Systems Division, NEC

INTERVIEW: Allen Ganz, Director, Advanced Recognition Systems Division, NEC

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently interviewed Allen Ganz, Director, Advanced Recognition Systems Division, NEC. The conversation revolves around biometrics in the critical infrastructure vertical market, beginning with a discussion of key drivers in the sector. Ganz and O’Neill go on to speak about the specific applications of NEC’s NeoFace solution in critical infrastructure, and which markets are…

INTERVIEW: Raffie Beroukhim, Advanced Recognition Systems Division, NEC Corporation of America:

INTERVIEW: Raffie Beroukhim, Advanced Recognition Systems Division, NEC Corporation of America:

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Raffie Beroukhim, Senior Vice President – Advanced Recognition Systems Division at NEC Corporation of America. The interview begins with talk on the recent re-branding for NEC’s Biometrics Solutions Division to the Advanced Recognition Systems Division, and the industry change that necessitated it. The conversation goes on to talk about…

NEC Bringing Facial Recognition Capabilities to UNIVERGE Platforms

NEC Bringing Facial Recognition Capabilities to UNIVERGE Platforms

NEC Corporation of America is bringing new biometric capabilities to its UNIVERGE Communications platforms, the company has announced. One of those capabilities is dubbed NeoFace Welcome, a virtual receptionist system that uses NEC’s top-ranking facial recognition technology to identify individuals and give them personalized greetings and messages. It can also provide targeting marketing media based on…

NEC Plans Extensive Participation in Enterprise Connect 2017

NEC Plans Extensive Participation in Enterprise Connect 2017

NEC will showcase its technologies and deliver multiple presentations at the upcoming Enterprise Connect 2017 conference. The company has announced that its activities will revolve around the theme of “Delivering on the Smart Enterprise”. Among the solutions to be showcased by the company are its Virtual Receptionist system, which uses the company’s NeoFace Welcome facial…

NEC Shows Off Evolved Facial Recognition Tech at Retail’s Big Show

NEC Shows Off Evolved Facial Recognition Tech at Retail’s Big Show

“The backbone of these facial recognition-driven solutions is NEC’s NeoFace biometric technology, which the company was also showcasing at last year’s Big Show.” The National Retail Federation’s Retail’s Big Show event is underway, and NEC Corporation of America is using the event to raise the profile of biometric technologies in the retail sector. The company…

NEC to Put Biometrics in Spotlight at Retail’s Big Show

NEC to Put Biometrics in Spotlight at Retail’s Big Show

NEC Corporation of America is going to have a strong presence at next week’s Retail’s Big Show, and biometric technologies will be prominent among its showcased solutions. One example is it’s “Kylie” system, a digital avatar that uses facial recognition to identify and greet known customers and to provide them with personalized marketing. The same…

NEC Bringing Biometric Retail Analytics Solution To NRF Big Show

NEC Bringing Biometric Retail Analytics Solution To NRF Big Show

NEC Smart Enterprise is a solution designed to analyze shopper demographics while also analyzing shoppers’ flow through the retail environment and associated measures. NEC is going to pitch its biometric shopper analytics solutions at this year’s National Retail Federation Big Show. Some elements of its showing might feel a little familiar to some attendees. NEC…

NEC Showcasing Biometric Solutions at INTERPOL Expo

NEC Showcasing Biometric Solutions at INTERPOL Expo

NEC Corporation has an opportunity to pitch its technologies to the world’s most high-profile international police body this week. The company is attending the 85th ICPO-INTERPOL General Assembly Exhibition, where it is also be an exhibitor. It’s placing a strong focus on digital security, highlighting its Digital Forensic Solution in the wake of major recent hack attacks. But the…

NeoFace Idm Can Search Video for Faces by Time and Grouping

NeoFace Idm Can Search Video for Faces by Time and Grouping

“…given NEC’s previous successful law enforcement deployments with its NeoFace technology, NeoFace Idm will likely find some interested clients for this new software.” NEC has announced a new offering based on its NeoFace facial recognition technology. Called NeoFace Image data mining, or NeoFace Idm, the software is designed to scan through video footage for specified faces.…

NEC’s NeoFace Gets Frost & Sullivan Award

NEC’s NeoFace Gets Frost & Sullivan Award

Growth strategy firm Frost & Sullivan has awarded NEC Corporation of America with its 2016 North American Face Recognition Technology for Government and Public Sectors Company of the Year Award. The award is being given in recognition of NEC’s NeoFace platform. In a statement, Frost & Sullivan called the platform “a testament to [NEC’s] deep…

NEC, NT Police Recognized for Biometric Criminal Identification System

NEC, NT Police Recognized for Biometric Criminal Identification System

NEC Australia and the country’s Northern Territory Police Force have received the Infrastructure & Platforms Innovation of the Year iAward. Part of the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) 2016 iAwards, the honor was bestowed in recognition of the organizations’ deployment of a facial recognition system for the identification of criminals. The system was put into…

NEC Developing Facial Recognition System for South Australia Police

NEC Developing Facial Recognition System for South Australia Police

NEC has been selected to provide South Australia Police (SAPOL) with a powerful new facial recognition system, the company has announced. The system will be based on NEC’s NeoFace software, which the company says features the world’s fastest and most accurate facial recognition algorithm. NEC Australia’s R&D team is currently working with SAPOL to develop a…

NEC to Showcase Smart Enterprise Solutions at Enterprise Connect 2016

NEC to Showcase Smart Enterprise Solutions at Enterprise Connect 2016

NEC Corporation of America is going to show off its ‘Smart Enterprise’ solutions at the Enterprise Connect 2016 Conference. It’s a Platinum Sponsor of the event, and as such has certainly stepped up to deliver a strong presentation: The company’s booth is designed to represent various aspects of a business using advanced enterprise technology. A…

NeoFace Aids Police in Northern Australia

NeoFace Aids Police in Northern Australia

Police in northern Australia are using facial recognition technology to help fight crime. After the conclusion of a trial phase earlier this year, the Northern Territory (NT) Police Force is broadening its use of NEC Corporation‘s NeoFace Reveal system. The facial recognition system has already proven highly useful in investigations, largely by aiding police in…

NEC’s NeoFace Selected By Arizona DOT

NEC’s NeoFace Selected By Arizona DOT

Today, NEC Corporation of America announced that its facial recognition solution, NeoFace, has been selected and deployed by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). The biometric solution, which recently received a major update, will be used to mitigate fraudulent activity and improve the overall process of issuing credentials. The automated facial recognition technology provided by…

NEC Releases New NeoFace Update

NEC Releases New NeoFace Update

NEC Corporation of America has upgraded flagship facial recognition technology. Released yesterday, the latest iteration of its NeoFace algorithm boasts of a number of improvements revolving around accuracy. In a press release, the company highlighted the improvements its new system has demonstrated in the latest round of testing with the National Institute of Standards and…