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Acuant Announces Enhanced Image Capture and Liveness Test

Acuant Announces Enhanced Image Capture and Liveness Test

Acuant, a global provider of identity verification solutions, announced Friday it has enhanced its image capture and liveness detection technologies, that form the core of their key services Acuant AssureID and Acuant Face. Their image capture services allow for the automatic recognition of the document type being presented, being able to distinguish between a driver’s…

Tascent Founder Signs on as Paravision’s New CPO

Tascent Founder Signs on as Paravision’s New CPO

Joey Pritikin has joined Paravision as the company’s new Chief Product Officer (CPO). Pritikin is the founder of Tascent, and is leaving his Co-CEO post at Tascent to take on the Paravision position.  “Paravision’s ability to attract industry veterans like Joey demonstrates the potential of our technology and the opportunity for growth in the computer…

iBeta Celebrates 20 Years of Quality QA

iBeta Celebrates 20 Years of Quality QA

The iBeta Quality Assurance lab is celebrating its 20th year of successful QA operations. The Denver-based company started out as a humble video game testing facility, but has since expanded to provide reliable quality assurance for a wide variety of hardware and software applications, including biometric technologies. Most notably, iBeta was the first lab to…

Neurotechnology Algorithm Earns Top Spot in MINEX III Evaluation

Neurotechnology Algorithm Earns Top Spot in MINEX III Evaluation

Biometrics News – Fingerprint Recognition Neurotechnology’s fingerprint algorithms have bested the competition in the NIST’s latest round of Minutiae Interoperability Exchange (MINEX III) testing. The company boasts of the most accurate (and second fastest) fingerprint solution, and topped the leaderboard in both of MINEX’s major interoperability categories. Specifically, Neurotechnology submitted the most interoperable fingerprint template…

Innovatrics Celebrates NIST FRVT Leaderboard Position

Innovatrics Celebrates NIST FRVT Leaderboard Position

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition Slovakia-based biometrics specialist Innovatrics is celebrating an important achievement in standardized industry testing: the company has retained its position on the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s FRVT 1:1 Leaderboard. First launched in early 2017, the NIST’s Face Recognition Vendor Test is designed to assess the performance of facial recognition technologies with…

NEC’s Face Tech Achieves Top Score in NIST Testing

NEC’s Face Tech Achieves Top Score in NIST Testing

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition NEC’s facial recognition algorithm has achieved the top score in the the NIST’s 2018 Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT). The company’s platform had the highest accuracy, performing 230 million matches per second to pair faces at a rate that was significantly better than the next closest competitor. The FRVT 2018…

BioCatch Encourages US to Adopt a More Dynamic Definition of Identity

BioCatch Encourages US to Adopt a More Dynamic Definition of Identity

Endeavor Worldwide CEO Patrick Hearn has written a guest article for BioCatch that details some of the shortcomings of the US government’s approach to identity. The article specifically takes issue with static identity information like date of birth and social security number, which is often readily available to those who would use it for malicious…

Ever AI Rebrands as Paravision After Scoring Top NIST Result

Ever AI Rebrands as Paravision After Scoring Top NIST Result

The American facial recognition specialist Ever AI is formally rebranding as Paravision. The newly renamed company is also celebrating a banner performance in the latest round of the NIST’s ongoing Face Recognition Vendor Test, where Paravision’s facial recognition algorithm achieved the top spot on the 1:1 Leaderboard against 87 other vendors. “We believe that it…

iBeta Testing Lab Gets Mastercard Accreditation

iBeta Testing Lab Gets Mastercard Accreditation

The iBeta Quality Assurance lab can officially add another certificate to its wall. The biometric testing facility has now been accredited by Mastercard, becoming a certified provider of Mastercard’s Formal Approval Services as of June. iBeta is one of the world’s leading biometric testing facilities, and is equipped to test face, palm, voice, and fingerprint…

NIST/ISO PAD Standard Gets its First Compliant Palm Biometrics Specialist

NIST/ISO PAD Standard Gets its First Compliant Palm Biometrics Specialist

“…the subject of the testing was PalmID, Redrock’s Artificial Intelligence-powered software designed to leverage a high-resolution camera with an LED or flash light in order to take high-quality palm images for biometric authentication. San Francisco-based Redrock Biometrics has become the first palmprint biometrics specialist to attain Level 1 Presentation Attack Detection (PAD) compliance in testing…

SkyBiometry and Neurotechnology Upgrade Face Recognition API

SkyBiometry and Neurotechnology Upgrade Face Recognition API

“SkyBiometry is pitching the API for user authentication, access management, and attendance tracking, as well as interactive marketing and database management for companies who need to sort through a large number of photos…” The Neurotechnology subsidiary SkyBiometry has improved its facial recognition API with an upgraded algorithm that allows the platform to detect and recognize…

CyberLink Reaches ‘Top Tier’ in NIST Facial Recognition Testing

CyberLink Reaches ‘Top Tier’ in NIST Facial Recognition Testing

“The WILD 1E-4 test is designed to assess the effectiveness of face scanning technologies in retail and smart city environments as well as surveillance scenarios. “ Taiwan-based CyberLink is celebrating an impressive showing in the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) in the WILD 1E-4 benchmark category. The company attained…

Aratek’s Biometric Algorithm Gets MINEX III Certification

Aratek’s Biometric Algorithm Gets MINEX III Certification

“The fact that the BIONE notched top scores serves to confirm its best-in-class status in interoperability, well as its ability to generate fast, economic, and accurate interchange of compact biometric templates.” – Samuel Wu, VP Sales, International Business Department, Aratek Aratek‘s BIONE fingerprint algorithm has attained MINEX III certification, the company has announced. The Minutiae…

Innovatrics ‘Connects the Dots’ to Deliver Biometric Ecosystem Solution

Innovatrics ‘Connects the Dots’ to Deliver Biometric Ecosystem Solution

“…those who take advantage of the Biometric Ecosystem will be able to onboard customers with face biometrics, use facial recognition to enable selfie-based authentication, and apply facial recognition to CCTV surveillance feeds to scan for individuals on watch lists.” Innovatrics is looking to boost demand for its biometric technologies with a new branding effort, announcing…

Vision-Box Biometric Algorithm Boasts Top-15 NIST Performance

Vision-Box Biometric Algorithm Boasts Top-15 NIST Performance

Vision-Box has announced that its Vision-Box FR facial recognition algorithm has achieved a top-15 performance in the latest round of testing by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The border control specialist did particularly well in the live-to-live recognition test set, thereby demonstrating its utility for identity verification in a high-volume setting like…

Biometrics Startup Saffe Boasts World Class FRVT Performance

Biometrics Startup Saffe Boasts World Class FRVT Performance

The facial biometrics provider Saffe has aced the Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) carried out by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The company’s proprietary face matching technology achieved a top 15 performance against all other competitors, which is an impressive accomplishment for a startup that has only been around for four years.…

Innovatrics Algorithm Bests Competition in NIST Facial Recognition Testing

Innovatrics Algorithm Bests Competition in NIST Facial Recognition Testing

Innovatrics’s facial recognition algorithm beat out more than 100 competitors to take first place in the ‘wild images’ category in an ongoing Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The wild face dataset used in the test is designed to simulate real-world scenarios. It challenges facial recognition…

IDEMIA’s Facial Recognition Algorithm Comes Out Ahead in NIST Testing

IDEMIA’s Facial Recognition Algorithm Comes Out Ahead in NIST Testing

IDEMIA can boast that its improved facial recognition algorithm is the best available to US government agencies thanks to new testing by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The latest NIST Facial Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) evaluated 127 algorithms from 39 different developers, and found that IDEMIA’s solution outperformed those of similar US…

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