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2010-09-23 13:23:00

NEW YORK Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A year after Clicck's beta test and revolutionary announcement setting the trend for the future of online dating, the industry still hasn't advanced passed the virtual Stone Age. Recently launched, Clicck.com with its holistic, trendsetting approach to online match making is now available to singles everywhere. Clicck makes it less stressful, less time-consuming, and shatters preconceptions of just how far online dating can replicate old-fashioned love at...

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2010-09-16 07:40:44

Rapid improvements in facial-recognition software mean airport security workers might one day know with near certainty whether they're looking at a stressed-out tourist or staring a terrorist in the eye. A research team led by Dr. Alice O'Toole, a professor in The University of Texas at Dallas' School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, is evaluating how well these rapidly evolving recognition programs work. The researchers are comparing the rates of success for the software to the rates for...

2010-09-01 06:04:00

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, September 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Now you don't need Dell facial recognition software for fast access to your PC with Windows. Luxand, Inc. have released a new version of Blink! - a free webcam-based biometric logon system for Windows Vista/7 ( http://www.luxand.com/blink). All you need is to download Blink! free of charge and to log in to your PC simply by looking into webcam. Blink! is a free, innovative application based on the Luxand's facial...

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2010-07-29 09:53:10

The trouble may be in your neurons, TAU's "Face Lab" discovers A specific area in our brains is responsible for processing information about human and animal faces, both how we recognize them and how we interpret facial expressions. Now, Tel Aviv University research is exploring what makes this highly specialized part of the brain unique, a first step to finding practical applications for that information. In her "Face Lab" at Tel Aviv University, Dr. Galit Yovel of TAU's Department of...

2010-02-22 17:21:36

The ability to recognise faces is largely determined by your genes, according to new research at UCL (University College London). Published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, scientists found that identical twins were twice as similar to each other in terms of their ability to recognise faces, compared to non-identical twins. Researchers also found that the genetic effects that allow people to recognise faces are linked to a highly specific mechanism in the brain,...

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2009-11-10 08:55:00

University of Miami engineer presents novel methods for 3-D face recognition and for ear and face biometric systems at the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing in Cairo, Egypt, on Saturday, Nov. 7-Tuesday, Nov. 10 A number of U.S. states now use facial recognition technology when issuing drivers licenses. Similar methods are also used to grant access to buildings and to verify the identities of international travelers. Historically, obtaining accurate results with this type...

2009-10-20 13:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Still weary of going online to find a meaningful connection? Not anymore, October 11th saw the release of a disruptive technology based Online Relationship Site; Clicck.com. Originally conceived to enhance the needs of LGBT singles, Clicck.com has morphed into a second wave dating service designed to make it less stressful, less time-consuming, and shatter preconceptions of online dating through the use of advanced technology, for both gay and straight...

2009-07-07 15:16:14

Face recognition computers can see through your disguiseA rapid but superior method for computerized face recognition could revolutionize security systems especially if it can see through disguises, according to research published in this month's issue of the International Journal of Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications.Every face has special features that define that person, yet faces can also be very similar, explains Lin Huang, of Florida Atlantic University, in Boca Raton....

2009-06-18 22:18:40

Putting a name to a face may be key to the brain's expertise in recognizing faces, U.S. researchers say. The study, scheduled to be published in Psychological Science, suggests the human tendency to see people and faces as individuals may explain why people are such experts at recognizing other people. This new research adds to the evidence that the brain processes faces differently -- than objects -- because of our expertise with them. It also tells us what it is about our experience with...

2009-06-16 15:47:04

Our tendency to see people and faces as individuals may explain why we are such experts at recognizing them, new research indicates. This approach can be learned and applied to other objects as well."This new research adds to the evidence that the brain processes faces differently because of our expertise with them. It also tells us what it is about our experience with faces that leads us to treat them holistically," Isabel Gauthier, associate professor of psychology at Vanderbilt University...