CyberLink releases new FaceMe security
31 March 2021 17:31 GMT

CyberLink, a pioneer in AI and facial recognition technologies, today announced significant enhancements to FaceMe Security, adding to its already impressive set of facial-recognition-based features such as people identification and contactless access control. The updates include the ability to identify people with a high degree of precision even when wearing a mask, as well as mask detection and temperature measurement for health control. The solution now offers enhanced compatibility to a number of mainstream video management systems (VMS) and further optimization to chipset support, including the cost-effective NVIDIA Jetson platform.

FaceMe Security comes with all the features needed to enable automated and contactless security monitoring, access control and health checks, each of which are relevant to organizations of all types and sizes, in all sectors of the economy. Small business owners can literally setup affordable single-computer, single-camera systems on their own. The same FaceMe Security solution’s robust and scalable architecture enables a rapid and easy deployment by system integrators anywhere, from single-location businesses to very large organizations, addressing use cases relevant across a wide range of industries and sectors, including retail, manufacturing, warehousing, office management, hospitality and many others.

Its flexibility, such as the ability to connect into existing IP cameras and run on multiple types of computers and workstations, often allows integrators to implement FaceMe® Security across entire organizations, all from the server room. The polyvalence of its features and a collection of APIs ensure a seamless integration into systems such as visitor management, employee time and attendance, access control and automated door operation, in addition to connecting easily into existing surveillance and monitoring systems.

The newest edition of FaceMe® Security Workstation allows for real-time face detection and facial template extraction at the edge. Optimized to run across a wide range of edge-based hardware, FaceMe® Security Workstation can be deployed on high-end Windows workstations equipped with single or multiple NVIDIA Quadro GPUs for heavily trafficked areas of up to 80,000 people per hour. For mid-sized sites with traffic ranging from 2,000 – 6,000 people per hour, such as a warehouse, FaceMe® Security Workstation can be deployed on NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier or Xavier NX, providing modest levels of performance with a significantly lower financial and energy costs.

FaceMe® Security’s notification API supports mainstream VMS (video management systems), including Milestone, Network Optix Nx Witness and VIVOTEK VAST2. FaceMe® Security enables real-time detection of VIP, block-listed and tagged personnel entering surveillance zones and triggers a notification to the VMS, informing security personnel of real-time events.

“Biometric and vision technologies are setting new standards for IP surveillance deployments. Not only can solutions using top-tier facial recognition accurately verify identity, even for faces partially covered by a mask, but they can also detect if the mask is worn properly,” said Dr. Jau Huang, CEO of CyberLink. “Powered by the world’s leading facial recognition technology, FaceMe® Security is an all-inclusive solution that can completely overhaul existing IP surveillance infrastructures to deliver the latest security, access control and health screening capabilities, for organizations of all sizes, across all industries.”

In addition to its built-in features, FaceMe® Security offers two add-ons that expand its capabilities to provide complete time and attendance as well as integrated health screening. The FaceMe® Security Check-In add-on can be deployed on light-weight PCs at building entrances for real-time, on-screen identity verification along with check-in information. The FaceMe® Security Health add-on provides an inconspicuous health-monitoring solution for any facility. The AI engine detects if a person is wearing a mask properly over the nose and mouth, verifies their identity, and measures their body temperature. When detecting a person with elevated body temperature or someone not wearing a mask, a notification including the person’s picture and location is sent instantly to security personnel for further actions.

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