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2012-07-09 11:25:10

Photographs of faces may not be adequate proof of a person's identity and this could have serious implications for the accuracy of passport photographs in determining identity. Research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) shows that an image of a person may look strikingly different from one image to the next. We are told not to smile in our passport photos as a smile distorts the face; but the opposite may actually be true, and a poker face may be the one which distorts...

2012-07-03 23:02:32

Next generation biometric technologies market research report segments biometric technology by type such as face recognition, finger print recognition, voice recognition, iris recognition & signature recognition. (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 According to a new market research report “Next Generation Biometric Technologies Market — Global Forecast & Analysis (2012 — 2017)” published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), the total biometric...

Facebook Gets All Up In Your Face.com With Acquisition
2012-06-18 13:23:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com Facebook has bought Israel-based facial recognition start-up website Face.com, resolving rumors that have been circulating around for weeks. Face.com was founded in 2007, and the site offers both desktop and mobile products that scan a user's photos to identify faces, making tagging photos on Facebook more efficient. The acquisition will allow the world's largest social networking site to make it possible for faster tagging from mobile devices. The...

Facebook Recognizes Face.com
2012-05-29 11:49:47

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com As it turns out, when you decide to take your over-inflated social networking company public, you want to make the thing as profitable and sustainable as possible. This shouldn´t surprise anyone, and as such, the rumors have begun to fly about who and what Facebook will be acquiring and buying. Yesterday, for instance, the rumor du jour was the once-fabled Facebook smartphone. Now, rumors are beginning to pop up about another possible Zuck purchase...

2012-04-07 23:01:35

In the iPhone/iPad game "NoseBall" the user's face transforms into a real time controller, as the user battles gravity and the insatiable need for balls to bounce. With the fastest facial recognition techniques in the App Store, NoseBall is a unique, revolutionary and awesome little game! (PRWEB) April 07, 2012 Just recently, the new app NoseBall has been released in the iTunes App Store. NoseBall is the first augmented reality, facial recognition game for the iPhone, iPad or iPod. In the...

2012-04-04 04:20:02

- World's first, patented 'adaptive IR illumination' technology invulnerable to various lighting conditions- Achieves unrivalled matching speed (1:1,000 < 1 sec) with high profile CPU and advanced algorithmSeoul, Apr 4, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Suprema, a global leader in biometric technologies and ID solutions, today announces the release of FaceStation, the world's fastest face recognition access control terminal with patented adaptive IR illumination technology.FaceStation is an IP based...

2012-03-19 19:13:45

A team of researchers that includes a USC scientist has methodically demonstrated that a face's features or constituents — more than the face per se — are the key to recognizing a person. Their study, which goes against the common belief that brains process faces "holistically," appears this month in Psychological Science. In addition to shedding light on the way the brain functions, these results may help scientists understand rare facial recognition disorders. Humans...

2011-12-03 11:19:22

“Face recognition is an important social skill, but not all of us are equally good at it,” says Beijing Normal University cognitive psychologist Jia Liu. But what accounts for the difference? A new study by Liu and colleagues Ruosi Wang, Jingguang Li, Huizhen Fang, and Moqian Tian provides the first experimental evidence that the inequality of abilities is rooted in the unique way in which the mind perceives faces. “Individuals who process faces more...


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