TAIPEI, TAIWAN — December 8, 2020 —CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), a pioneer in AI and facial recognition technologies, announced it has ranked as a global top ten vendor in the latest Facial Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) with its FaceMe® AI facial recognition engine. The test is the leading authority on facial recognition precision and is the most rigorous evaluation for facial recognition technology within the industry conducted by the United States’ National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
In the latest FRVT 1:N Identification report, FaceMe® scored an accuracy rate up to 98.11% on its identity recognition against a database of 1.6 million Visa and webcam images, ranking ninth globally out of all tested vendors. When excluding vendors from China and Russia, CyberLink ranks in third for accuracy worldwide with its automated face recognition algorithm. FaceMe® has found immense, real-world practical success due to its flexible edge computing architecture optimized across platforms and devices, enabling a wide range of use cases for smart banking, retail, security, smart cities and more.
“NIST’s independent evaluation establishes CyberLink as one of the de facto leaders in facial recognition research and development globally,” said Dr. Jau Huang, CEO of CyberLink. “To date, FaceMe® has been applied to a range of applications across multiple IoT/AIoT scenarios in the hospitality, retail, law enforcement and financial industries. With the rising adoption of facial recognition in banks and fintech, we are ready to partner with industry leaders and create a safer ecosystem by deploying solutions such as electronic Know Your Customer (eKYC) to protect against identity fraud.”
FaceMe’s® edge-based architecture empowers powerful, efficient processing, and higher levels of security compared to cloud-based solutions. FaceMe® can run on low-power CPUs to enable facial recognition on cost-effective IoT/AIoT devices, as well as being integrated with high-end servers, workstations and personal computers equipped with GPU to provide highly efficient performance. The result is a fast, flexible, and precise facial recognition SDK solution, applicable for a wide range of scenarios, including security, access control, public safety, smart retail, smart banking and more.
For more information on FaceMe®, please visit www.cyberlink.com/faceme
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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
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