NEC's video face recognition technology ranks first in NIST testing

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TOKYO, Mar. 16, 2017 (Antara/Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet) --

NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced on March 16 that NEC's face recognition technology achieved the highest performance evaluation in the recent Face in Video Evaluation (FIVE) performed by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Results were released in NIST's Interagency Report 8173: Face In Video Evaluation (FIVE) Face Recognition of  Non-Cooperative Subjects.

NEC's technology took first place for the fourth consecutive time following the 2009 Multiple Biometric Grand Challenge (MBGC 2009), 2010-2011 Multiple Biometrics Evaluation (MBE 2010-2011), and 2013 Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT 2013).

SOURCE: NEC Corporation