Monday, 27 de April de 2015

Noticias y opinión en Visión Artificial


Smartmatic revoluciona el registro y autenticación de personas con PARmobile®

El lanzamiento del nuevo dispositivo de Smartmatic para la recolección de información biográfica y biométrica se realizará en CARTES & Identification 2008.

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If looks could kill

Security experts reckon the latest technology can detect hostile intentions before something bad happens. Unless it is perfect, though, that may be bad in itself.

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Access Control Goes 'Beyond Biometrics,' Says Priva Technologies

An airport security program under way at BWI Thurgood Marshall International Airport here "has put a new emphasis on the need for greater use in airports of stronger identity verification technology," according to Paul Onorato, president of the Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations [CAPA]. Onorato made his remarks at a recent Airports Council International-North America panel discussion on airport security.

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HSBC gets biometric

HSBC is to use facial recognition security to strengthen security at its data centres, after successful tests.

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Brown Scientists Create Program To Calculate Body Shape

Computer scientists at Brown University have created a computer program that for the first time can accurately estimate the human body's shape from digital images or video. Brown has filed two provisional patents covering the technology, which may be used in the fashion, film, video gaming and sports medicine industries, as well as forensics.

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Mummy, that robot is making faces at me

Robotics engineers at the University of Bristol, UK, have been grimacing a lot recently, thanks to their copycat robotic head, Jules, which can mimic the facial expressions and lip movements of a human being.

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Premio a sistema de cirugía facial

Un nuevo programa de imágenes computacionales que podría transformar el tratamiento de la cirugía facial, quemaduras, ortodoncia y otros trastornos ganó un importante premio científico.

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Airports Propose Biometric Framework

AAAE and ACI-NA urged TSA/DHS to test biometric credentials and biometric access control systems at airports based on a framework developed jointly by the two organizations.

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Google Makes PDF Files Searchable

Google is using optical character recognition software to allow users to search Web-based PDF files. Google says the OCR technology will not only be used for indexing and searching PDFs, but may also be used for Google Book Search. Google's use of OCR for PDFs underscores the need for search engines to be able to scan multimedia content.

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Biometric database bill passes first vote

Knesset okays controversial biometrics bill, turns it over to Constitution, Law and Justice Committee for further legislation. If passed, will compel citizens to make fingerprints available to government, or risk jail.

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Fingerprint system to safeguard nursery

A LOUGHBOROUGH nursery is to become the first in the town - and possibly the borough - to install a state-of-the-art fingerprint recognition entry system.

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NSW Department of Corrective Services eyes-off local biometrics product

Australian biometrics specialist, Argus Solutions, has won an order from the NSW Department of Corrective Services (NSW DCS) for the supply of its identity management solution.

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Brit Police To Get Handheld Fingerprinting Devices

Britain is also considering a database to store all phone and e-mail traffic in the country. Such a database could store patterns of Web usage, including phone numbers dialed, Web sites visited and the e-mail addresses used. By the end of 2008, ID cards with biometric data such as fingerprints will be compulsory for non-European nationals.

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Una simple foto, el mejor ladrón de cerraduras

A partir de ahora no hará falta tener una llave para duplicarla, lo que abre todo tipo de dudas sobre la utilidad futura de este invento inmemorial. Científicos de la Universidad de San Diego han elaborado un programa de software que permite realizar un duplicado a través de una simple fotografía de la llave, aunque la imagen se haya obtenido a gran distancia o con un teléfono móvil.

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High security with Fujitsu palm vein biometric sensor

Fujitsu Europe Limited has announced its new PalmSecureTM Login Kit and Mouse Login Kit. These kits offer users high security through a palm vein biometric sensor and the convenience of master password control on desktop and mobile PCs.

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New 3-D image systems to provide reliable face biometrics

A novel 3-D face imaging system which will capture detailed images of people’s faces as they pass through high security zones has been developed by academics at the University of Hertfordshire.

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La Guardia Civil renueva su archivo de huellas dactilares y sustituye el sistema japonés por el americano, el mismo que utiliza el FBI

La Guardia Civil se encuentra en pleno proceso de renovación y digitalización de su sistema de archivo y cotejo de huellas dactilares. En unos meses, los agentes de Criminalística del Instituto Armado dispondrán de una base de datos con más de un millón de muestras.

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High-tech clues to facial cues

A new device helps people with Asperger's or autism interpret expressions of emotion.

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A Strategic Focus Analysis of Creating a Success of Biometrics in Government: Analysis the Latest Trends & How Vendors Can Make a Success of Opportunities

DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct 24, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/1b9887/creating_a_success) has announced the addition of the "Creating a Success of Biometrics in Government (Strategic Focus)" report to their offering.

 

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Survey Shows Strong Interest in SMS Privacy and Demand for Convenient Fingerprint Security in Cell Phones

MELBOURNE, Fla. --(Business Wire)-- According to a consumer survey conducted this month, a vast majority of cell phone users (89%) use the device for short message service (SMS) text messaging and transmitting photos and files, and nearly half (49%) send more than 5 text messages a day.

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