Sunday, 1 de March de 2015

Noticias y opinión en Visión Artificial


Vein-reading biometrics popping up in health care, financials

An accident victim is rushed to the ER.

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Crean un software que analiza imágenes médicas y llega a pensar como un doctor

Informáticos canadienses han ideado una herramienta informática que segmenta imágenes médicas de un modo inteligente. Basado en la inteligencia artificial, aprende con el uso y puede llegar a adelantarse a las decisiones del médico. Gracias a esta herramienta, la segmentación de imágenes, que recaía hasta ahora en las manos de los médicos, puede ser ahora transferida a un algoritmo. Esta tecnología podría ser útil para otros campos, como son la minería o la astronomía.

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UCLA team creates virtual library of medieval manuscripts

Google "Edward the Confessor" and you'll get page after page of links to biographies of this 11th-century English king, to Westminster Abbey, which he founded and where he is buried, and to the Magna Carta, which was partly inspired by laws enacted during his 24-year reign.

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Frost & Sullivan Recognizes WCC for its Unique Multimodal Platform

Higher accuracy through biographic and biometric fusion.

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Vangent to create biometric ID system for Mexico

Vangent Inc. will build a biometric identification system for the Mexican government under a three-year contract that could be worth as much as $68 million.

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Kronos's workforce management system for UK-based retailer

Biometric data collection terminals to record the working hours of employees

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Biometrics for secure mobile connections

Though security applications that verify a person's identity based on their physical attributes, such as fingerprint readers or iris scanners, have been in use for some time, biometric security has only recently started to appear in mobile phones, PDAs and notebook computers where the need for miniaturisation represents a technological challenge.

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Mobile communication market opens up for biometrics

Precise Biometrics awarded 1st prize at GSMA World Mobile Congress

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Unisys Sees Technology “Consumerization” and Mobility Risks as Key Drivers for Security Investments

Economy Compels Greater Need for Collaboration, More Intelligent Systems and Better Fraud Prevention; Biometric Use and Acceptance Also to Increase

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International financial institution switches from proximity cards to two-factor biometric solution with smart cards

Biometric identification cannot be stolen and uses the strongest form of authentication - who a person is rather than what they know or have - to verify an individual’s identity.

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DMV proposal for face-detection technology irks privacy groups

Even as cost-conscious Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger looks to trim state spending every way he can, officials at the Department of Motor Vehicles are planning to spend tens of millions of dollars on new driver's license technology.

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Telefónica da un paso más en la aplicación de las TIC a la sanidad

Con el objetivo de llevar las telecomunicaciones a todos los aspectos de la sociedad, el equipo de investigación de Telefónica ha presentado en el Mobile World Congress de Barcelona prototipos de servicios aplicados a la sanidad o a la conducción que, en unos meses, estarán completamente integrados en nuestras vidas.

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UPEK Unveils SlimPack Technology for Fingerprint Sensors in Mobile Devices

Packaging Technology Enables Thin, Durable, Low-Cost Fingerprint Sensors that are Easy to Integrate into Mobile Phones and other Portable Devices

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Facial-recognition tech now used to greet hotel guests

Facial recognition technology has long been a holy grail for security agencies, and a bogeyman for privacy lovers and libertarians. One company, however, says that reasonably priced face-recognition tech has uses outside the security field: in particular, in the service sector.

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Researchers Hack Faces In Biometric Facial Authentication Systems

Vietnamese researchers have cracked facial recognition technology in Lenovo, Asus, and Toshiba laptops; demonstration planned for Black Hat DC next week

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Simply Biometrics offers PalmSecure palm vein biometric authentication kits

Simply Biometrics has announced that they will offer Fujitsu's new PalmSecure 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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State Department uses biometrics for computer access

Thousands of State Department employees now use smart cards that contain biometrics to access the department’s unclassified computer network.

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Cuba crea pasaportes electrónicos implementados en Venezuela

Estudiantes cubanos de la Universidad de Ciencias Informáticas, UCI, desarrollaron el primer pasaporte electrónico de Latinoamérica. Jorge Landrián, jefe de desarrollo del Centro Identificación y Sistema de Seguridad Digital, del centro docente capitalino, aseveró que el sistema ya se aplica en la República Bolivariana de Venezuela.

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Co-op to monitor staff using finger scanning

Biometric terminals will record attendance and working hours

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China Grants Iris Recognition Patent to Iritech, Inc

FAIRFAX, VA-- Iritech, Inc., a leading developer of iris recognition technology and provider of iris recognition solutions, announced today that it has been awarded a patent by the State Intellectual Property Office of China for core iris identification capabilities.

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