The partnership will integrate FaceMe® facial recognition in the new FaceView app for visitor identification and analysis
TAIPEI, TAIWAN – May 20, 2020 – CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), a pioneer in AI and facial recognition technologies, today announced a partnership integrating its high-accuracy facial recognition software development kit (SDK), FaceMe®, into Advantech’s new FaceView industrial app. The integration empowers the app to perform real-time facial recognition and analysis of visitors’ gender, age and emotions for IoT applications in scenarios such as retail, hospitality, transportation and commercial building management, among others.
Advantech is recognized as a world leading IoT supplier, offering a wide range of industrial PCs, software services and IoT integrated solutions. Advantech’s FaceView app, developed for smart security and visitor analysis, provides fast, high-precision, scalable facial recognition and can extract data on visitors’ gender, age and emotions. The resulting data empowers businesses to better understand and serve customers such as VIP or loyalty program guests, as well as facilitate loss prevention and area security.
“We are proud to partner with Advantech in providing core facial recognition technology to FaceView that will unleash powerful capabilities such as tracking visitor traffic, analyzing customer demographics, identifying VIP visitors, and more,” said Dr. Jau Huang, CEO of CyberLink. “With FaceMe®, CyberLink is one of the world’s highest ranked providers of AI facial recognition, according to NIST’s authoritative Facial Recognition Vendor Test. Flexible, edge-based architecture makes it perfect to power solutions such as FaceView.”
“As AI is the leading technology in the development of industrial IoT, Advantech is working closely with CyberLink to develop an AI facial recognition industrial app,” said Miller Chang, President of Advantech Embedded IoT Group. “With CyberLink’s cutting-edge AI engine as the core system and Advantech’s Edge AI hardware platform, FaceView aims to realize intelligent visitor management and access control in the smart city domain.”
FaceMe’s® edge-based architecture empowers powerful, efficient processing, and higher levels of security compared to Cloud-based solutions. It supports more than 10 operating systems, including Windows, Android, iOS, and various Linux distributions such as Ubuntu x86, Ubuntu ARM, RedHat, CentOS, Yocto, Debian and JetPack. FaceMe® can run on low-power CPUs to enable facial recognition on cost-effective IoT/AIoT devices, as well as be integrated with high-end servers, workstations and personal computers equipped with GPU to provide highly efficient performance. FaceMe’s® high accuracy, flexibility and security makes it the leading facial recognition engine available on the market today.
About Version 2 Limited
Version 2 Limited is one of the most dynamic IT companies in Asia. The company develops and distributes IT products for Internet and IP-based networks, including communication systems, Internet software, security, network, and media products. Through an extensive network of channels, point of sales, resellers, and partnership companies, Version 2 Limited offers quality products and services which are highly acclaimed in the market. Its customers cover a wide spectrum which include Global 1000 enterprises, regional listed companies, public utilities, Government, a vast number of successful SMEs, and consumers in various Asian cities.
Founded in 1996, CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW) is the world leader in multimedia software and AI facial recognition technology. CyberLink addresses the demands of consumer, commercial and education markets through a wide range of solutions, covering digital content creation, multimedia playback, video conferencing, live casting, mobile applications and AI facial recognition. CyberLink has shipped several hundred million copies of its multimedia software and apps, including the award-winning PowerDirector, PhotoDirector, and PowerDVD. With years of research in the fields of artificial intelligence and facial recognition, CyberLink has developed the FaceMe® Facial Recognition Engine. Powered by deep learning algorithms, FaceMe® delivers the reliable, high-precision, and real-time facial recognition that is critical to AIoT applications such as smart retail, smart security, and surveillance, smart city and smart home. For more information about CyberLink, please visit the official website at www.cyberlink.com
Founded in 1983, Advantech is a leading provider of trusted, innovative products, services, and solutions. Advantech offers comprehensive system integration, hardware, software, customer-centric design services, embedded systems, automation products, and global logistics support. We cooperate closely with our partners to provide complete solutions for a wide range of applications in diverse industries. Our mission is to enable an intelligent planet by developing automated and embedded icomputing products and solutions that facilitate smarter working and living. With Advantech products, the number of potential applications and innovations made possible becomes unlimited.
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