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Indonesia Now Using MegaMatcher Biometric Technology in Integrated Passport Issuance System

... MegaMatcher Client to generate templates from face and fingerprint images collected at local ... MegaMatcher includes both fingerprint and face identification engines with a fusion algorithm ... provider of high-precision biometric fingerprint, face and iris identification algorithms, object ...

Our brain looks at eyes first to identify a face

... maximum amount of information possible from each face and according to the study the key data for ... a person's age. "In order to identify a face in an image, the brain always processes ... one might think that every feature of the face is important to identify the person. However, ...

Better water use could reduce future food crises

... by 2050, 59 percent of the world population will face blue water shortage, and 36 percent will face green-plus-blue water shortage. This means that ... our findings show that humanity will still face major water challenges by 2050 in certain regions ...

VeriLook Surveillance SDK Provides Real-Time Face Identification Using Video Surveillance Cameras

... SDK, a software development kit for biometric face identification using live video streams from ... VeriLook Surveillance SDK processes face images in real-time video streams and matches ... are immediately reported to the system. Once a face is detected, it is tracked in all successive ...

Bioscience institutions come together to launch Microlife Discovery Center for area students

... may hold the key to many of the challenges we face today, such as renewable energy and disease ... BioBridge program, agrees: "As school districts face increased budget cuts, the Microlife Discovery ... myriad of challenges we are facing today and will face tomorrow," he says. Members of the public will ...

VeriLook Surveillance SDK Provides Real-Time Face Identification Using Video Surveillance Cameras

... SDK, a software development kit for biometric face identification using live video streams from ... VeriLook Surveillance SDK processes face images in real-time video streams and matches ... are immediately reported to the system. Once a face is detected, it is tracked in all successive ...

New MegaMatcher Accelerator Boosts Speed for High-Volume Biometric Identification and Database Duplicate Searching

... fast 1-to-many (1:N) biometric fingerprint and face matching for high-volume/high-speed applications ... may include up to 10 fingerprint templates and a face template for each individual. With fingerprint ... matching and 25 nodes when fingerprint and face multi-biometrics are used. A single MegaMatcher ...

Mixed population provides insights into human genetic makeup

... "We wanted to get to a strategy to predict what a face will look like," said Mark D. Shriver, associate ... genes that influence the shape of the human face and head, Shriver began with an online database ... Man. If the symptoms of the disease involved the face or skull the gene implicated in the disease ...

Men are red, women are green, Brown researcher finds

... cognitive science research, such as the study of face perception. But the information also has a ... faces. Trial by trial, they randomly clouded the face with "visual noise" that either included more red ... and color patterns over the sexually ambiguous face as a guide. Tarr describes the effect as a ...

New dummy design and development wins US Department of Defense award

... model capable of measuring impact loads to the face and eyes and represents the beginning of the next ... Army materiel developers the ability to assess face and eye injury risk, determine the benefit of potential face and eye protection devices, and characterize any ...

UNC, Caltech research finds further evidence for genetic contribution to autism

... experiment that measured how they make use of the face to judge emotions. The subjects were shown images ... filtered so that only certain regions of the face were discernible the left eye, for example, or ... depicted was "happy" or "fear." The part of the face shown and the size of the revealed area randomly ...

Saving face with a baby-face? Shape of CEO's face affects public perception

... of Consumer Research the shape of the CEO's face evokes judgments about the person and the situation. "A company can control what face is put on the crisis, and [our] research suggests that the face shape of this person is not a trivial ...

Neurotechnology Announces MegaMatcher 2.1 SDK for Development of Large-scale AFIS and Multi-biometric Face-Fingerprint Identification Systems

... Now Includes Live face Detection, Enhanced Standards Support and Java ... new features and enhancements, including live face detection functionality, improved cluster fault ... last year, includes both fingerprint and face identification engines with a fusion algorithm ...

VeriFinger 6.0 SDK for Fingerprint Recognition and VeriLook 3.2 SDK for Facial Recognition are Now Available

... Development of Web-based Applications, Live face Detection and Incorporate MegaMatcher Core ... New features in VeriLook 3.2 include live face detection technology, which is especially useful ... increases recognition reliability by enabling a face template to be formed from multiple different ...

Robot fetches objects with just a point and a click

... between these two situations by looking for a face near the selected location. If the robot ... so it can be taken. It uses the location of the face and legs to determine where it will present the object. If no face is detected near the location illuminated by the ...

Impoverished areas of Africa and Asia face severe crop losses from climate change in 20 years

... Many of the worlds poorest regions could face severe crop losses in the next two decades ... and development organizations, all of whom face many other demands on their resources. In ... he added. Investing for change In the face of these uncertainties, where should ...

Elevated carbon dioxide changes soil microbe mix below plants

... the microbial content of soil taken from three face rings receiving ambient levels of CO 2 (about ... 2007) with that from soil taken from three face rings that have been receiving elevated CO 2 ... has not yet been observed at the Rhinelander face site. "Overall, the changes we observed ...

Scientists develop new measure of 'socioclimactic' risk

... that are currently unbound by the Kyoto treaty - face substantial exposure relative to other nations, ... change. Countries in all regions of the world face different - but high - potential exposure to ... co-author of the study, said different nations face different exposures to climate change depending ...

Hearing changes how we perceive gender

... Cross-Modal Integration in Perception of face Gender, was published in a recent issue of ... The findings showed that when an androgynous face was paired with a pure tone that fell within the ... were more likely to report that the ambiguous face was that of a female. But when the ...

Children with autism don't adapt as readily to unfamiliar faces

... face, their brains automatically locate this new face in face-space on the basis of its deviations from the averageperhaps the face has bushier eyebrows, for example, or a greater ... characteristics of what constitutes an average face are continuously updated based on our experiences ...

Facial attraction -- choice of sexual partner shaped the human face

... the online, open-access journal PLoS ONE. The face holds the secret to determining the sex of our ... and their eyebrows. The shorter and broader male face has also evolved alongside and the canine teeth ... In spite of their larger size men have an upper face similar in height to a female face, but much ...

Climate change poker: The barriers which are preventing a global agreement

... to address global climate change. One of the key issues delegates will face in their attempt to agree on mitigation, is that what some countries see ... to see who will show their hand first. Other barriers delegates will face in their bid to reach an agreement on a post-2012 framework are issues ...

Holding breath for several minutes elevates marker for brain damage

... either motor control or consciousness. In this event, participants float face down on the water for as long as possible without coming up for air. The ... were dry, but mimicked a static apnea dive in which the divers float face down holding their breath. The divers used whatever preparatory techniques ...

Ability to literally imagine oneself in another's shoes may be tied to empathy

... right side of space. Previous research has found that the left side of the face is more emotionally expressive than the right side. Since the left side of the face would be on the right side of the observer, it is possible that attending ...

Coral face 'a stormy future'

... more powerful and frequent hurricanes and storms, the world's coral reefs face increased disruption to their ability to breed and recover from damage. ... on, or burying them in sand. "Maintaining coral reef populations in the face of large-scale degradation depends critically on recruitment the ability ...

Policy transparency key to saving world's fisheries

... they have predominantly better science and enforcement capabilities, face the negative repercussions of excessive subsidies and larger fishing ... given that many of these countries, particularly in Africa and Oceania, face shortages in food supply," says coauthor Rashid Sumaila at the University ...

New guidelines to fight obesity in pregnancy issued

... or low birthweight baby. Babies born to overweight and obese mothers may face their own challenges. These newborns are at increased risk of: ... leading cause of newborn death and babies who survive an early birth often face the risk of lifetime health challenges, such as breathing problems, mental ...

Rules proposed to save the world's coral reefs

... and actions to protect or enhance the resilience of reef ecosystems in the face of existing and unavoidable future threats," they say. The key to ... areas is vital to ensuring that coral reefs remain resilient in the face of mounting human and climatic pressures. To ignore the protection of ...

Tufts students host Earth Day with groundbreaking ceremony for solar house

... but with the status quo that has gotton us into this mess." "We face significant environmental challenges in the development and construction of this project, a sustainable house that will likely return to face New England's winters. With this project we are able to experiment, and to ...

MIT: Why we have difficulty recognizing faces in photo negatives

... for settings as diverse as industrial quality control or object and face detection. On a different front, the results and methodologies could help ... recognition task, regions associated with facial processing (the fusiform face areas) were far more active when looking at the contrast chimeras than ...

Rice psychologist explores perception of fear in human sweat

... happy to ambiguous to fearful. They were asked to indicate whether the face was happy or fearful by pressing buttons on a computer. Exposure to the ... is consistent with what's been found with processing emotions in both the face and the voice. There, an emotion from one sense modulates how the same ...

MIT: Using touch to help deaf people

... people. Practitioners of that method hold their hands to someone's face while they are talking, allowing them to feel the vibrations of the face and neck. Reed's study, done about 20 years ago, showed that the ...

Lower increases in global temps could lead to greater impacts than previously thought, study finds

... more vulnerable than the wealthy. Some regions, countries, and populations face greater harm from climate change while other regions, countries, or ... is increased evidence that low-latitude and less-developed areas generally face greater risk than higher latitude and more developed countries and there ...

From seed to nuts: human ancestor's face evolved to eat survival foods

... enlarged premolars, also known as bicuspids, and a structurally reinforced face to crack open and ingest large, hard nuts and seeds during periods when ... change," Slice said. "The overall structure of the Australopith face looks well-adapted to the sort of function we tested in our paper, but ...

Dog owners more likely to share germs with pets by not washing hands than by sleeping with dog

... KAN. -- Dog owners who sleep with their pet or permit licks on the face are in good company. Surveys show that more than half of owners bond with ... that bonding behaviors like sharing the bed or allowing licks on the face had no association to an increase in shared E. coli . However, Stenske ...

New insight into how bees see

... solve the problem. In other words, bees that had learnt what a particular face looked like from two different viewpoints could then recognise a novel ... for problem solving which may help develop improved models for AI face recognition systems," Dr Dyer said. ...

Italy's geologic history becomes a personal tale in Walter Alvarez's new book

... "If you spend time in that part of Italy, you are constantly coming face to face with the heritage and influence of St. Francis," he said. Alvarez also ...

Bangladesh Voter Registration Project Now Using MegaMatcher Biometric Technology to Detect and Prevent Duplicate Registrations

... Project registered more than 80 million citizens using biometric face and fingerprint technology. After evaluating a number of biometric ... Fusion Server(C) system uses MegaMatcher Client to generate templates from face and fingerprint images that were captured with a BIO-Key(R) system, then ...

Moving new technologies from the lab to the marketplace

... professor of computer science, received a Gap grant for his patented face detection technology to develop new similarity measures required for a robust face detection pilot system. The system, which takes into account such factors ...

Effects of climate change vary greatly across plant families

... Sciences. "Some plants around Walden Pond have been quite resilient in the face of climate change, while others have fared far worse. Closely related species that are not able to adjust their flowering times in the face of rising temperatures are decreasing in abundance." Some 27 percent of ...
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