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2011-11-21 12:16:34

Whether comparing a man and a woman or a parent and a baby, we can still see when two people of different age or sex are genetically related. How do we know that people are part of a family? Findings from a new study published in the Journal of Vision increases our understanding of the brain's ability to see through these underlying variations in facial structure. "Being able to see the family resemblance between faces that have some underlying difference, such as the difference between...

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2011-08-04 08:46:46

With the aim of better protecting endangered species, game wardens are studying the behavior of surviving great apes in the wild. This is often painstaking work because it is difficult to distinguish between different individuals. A new software system will make things easier by analyzing the animals' faces for individual identification. The pictures from the video trap are highly encouraging. A strong young male gorilla appears several times "“ in a tree, moving through the forest, at...

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2011-08-02 05:16:19

According to a new study, one in three people can be identified on Facebook by using just a photograph. Researchers took a picture of 93 volunteers to use this method to track them down on the social networking site by using publicly available software. The researchers were able to predict the first five digits of their social security number 27 percent of the time by using the volunteers Facebook profile. The study used the Pittsburgh Pattern Recognition (PittPatt) facial recognition...

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2011-07-24 06:05:00

Google has acquired Pittsburgh Pattern Recognition (PittPatt), a startup company that develops facial recognition technology, according to an announcement posted to the acquired firm's website. "Joining Google is the next thrilling step in a journey that began with research at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute in the 1990s and continued with the launching of Pittsburgh Pattern Recognition (PittPatt) in 2004," the company's statement read. "We've worked hard to advance the...

2011-07-14 00:00:01

CyberExtruder, a leader in identity management solutions, announced today the release of its new Aureus 3Dâ“ž¢ facial reconstruction software, which has shown an increase in facial recognition matching accuracy by 26.5 percent when compared to even the best 2D facial recognition products. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 CyberExtruder, a leader in identity management solutions, announced today the release of its new Aureus 3Dâ“ž¢...

2011-07-05 12:22:42

Your brain processes lots of tiny and subtle clues about faces whenever you interact with other people, and now scientists from Queen Mary, University of London and UCL (University College London) are investigating whether robots and computers can learn to do the same thing. The team will showcase their work as part of the annual exhibition which runs from 5 "“ 10 July 2011. Visitors will be able to see how the brain understands faces, what their faces look like when they switch...

2011-06-23 04:30:00

DALLAS, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, "Global Touchless Sensing and Gesture Recognition Market (2010 - 2015) [http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/touchless-sensing-gesturing-market-369.html ] ", published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com ), the total touchless sensing market is expected to reach $3656.8 million by 2015 at a CAGR of 27.6% and the gesture recognition market is expected to reach $625...

2011-04-21 00:00:27

Luxand's new Mirror Reality technology immerses users in amazing augmented reality. The innovative facial feature recognition engine can reliably identify 66 unique facial features in real time based on a single still picture of a human face. Offering best-in-class recognition quality, competitive performance, and an unprecedented number of facial features able to be recognized, Mirror Reality has definite potential in the entertainment industry. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 20, 2011...

2011-03-17 12:18:41

It is no surprise to scientists that the largest social network on the web is called Facebook. Identifying people by their face is fundamental to our social interactions, one of the primary reasons vision researchers are trying to find out how our brain processes facial identity. In a study recently published in the Journal of Vision, scientists used an original approach "” a method that "shakes" the brain gently and repeatedly by making an image appear and disappear at a constant rate...

2011-01-15 00:00:49

Hunter Systems Group's and Ayonix's New Venture Provides Law Enforcement New Tools to Identify Individuals Scituate, MA (PRWEB) January 13, 2011 Hunter Systems Group, Inc., a premier software and consulting company for the public and private safety sectors, and Ayonix Inc., a leading software company specializing in facial and object recognition, today announced a distribution arrangement whereby Hunter Systems Group, Inc., incorporating technology used for Ayonix's products Ayonix...