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Saturday, August 28, 2004

Face Synthesis Technology Makes Waves
The CTO of XID Technologies, a biometric security company based in Singapore, has been nominated for this year's World Technology Awards (WTA) for the development of an adaptive face recognition technology involving face synthesis. The technology, marketed under the name XID SmartID, permits for example to compare the biometric data embedded on a passport and the live data of a person at an immigration counter or passport verification booth.

This face synthesis technology is currently used in Singapore, SmartID has been deployed at the Immigrant Workers Dormitory in Kaki Bukit to provide access clearance for about 6,000 workers day or night across 16 channels of entry. This summary contains more details and a picture showing how the technology is used to grant access to a building for instance.
:: posted by Roland Piquepaille, 2:21 PM Comments (0)
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