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Rank One’s next-generation periocular recognition algorithm

Rank One’s next-generation periocular recognition algorithm

The ROC SDK now comes equipped with a cutting edge periocular recognition algorithm, capable of detecting and identifying persons using only the eye and eyebrow regions of the face. The ROC Periocular algorithm is a direct response to the COVID-19 crisis, and the increased presence of facial masks.

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Understanding the Importance of Peak Memory Usage

Understanding the Importance of Peak Memory Usage

When building mobile or embedded face recognition applications, there is a small amount of computer memory available. Thus, only face recognition algorithms that require a limited amount of RAM can be used in mobile and embedded applications. This article discusses these concepts and highlights how many vendors develop algorithms that are not usable in mobile and embedded applications.

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Facial Recognition Code of Ethics

Facial Recognition Code of Ethics

Rank One Computing believes in a just, non-violent world of equality and fairness. We prize democratic values, civil liberties and open and informed debate. When used to further these values, automated face recognition can continue to make the world a safer, better place for everyone. In the absence of regulatory guidance, we wish to advance limitations that we believe are appropriate in how face recognition should be utilized.

The following set of ethics serve as a guideline for how we will develop face recognition systems and how we will expect our integration partners and end-users to develop and utilize face recognition systems based on our algorithms

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Race and Face Recognition Accuracy: Common Misconceptions

Race and Face Recognition Accuracy: Common Misconceptions

There is a misperception that face recognition algorithms do not work on persons of color, or are otherwise inaccurate in general. This is not true.  The truth is that across a wide range of applications, modern face recognition algorithms achieve remarkably high accuracy on all races, and accuracy continues to improve at an exponential rate.

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Overview of ROC SDK Version 1.19

The ROC SDK version 1.19 delivers top-tier accuracy and industry leading efficiency. This new version comes with accuracy improvements, clustering enhancements, homomorphic encrypted matching, GPU enrollment, and several other enhancements.

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How Forensic Face Recognition Works

How Forensic Face Recognition Works

Law enforcement primarily uses face recognition as a post-incident forensic tool to enable detectives and analysts to generate investigative leads in violent and harmful crimes. In this article we explain how forensic face recognition works, and how it is used by law enforcement in this country.  

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