NIST Evaluation Shows Advance in Face Recognition Software’s Capabilities

Between 2014 and 2018, facial recognition software got 20 times better at searching a database to find a matching photograph, according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) evaluation of 127 software algorithms from 39 different developers – the bulk of the industry. The findings, together with other data in a NIST recenty published report point to a rapidly advancing marketplace for face-based biometric matching algorithms. The new publication, NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 8238, Ongoing Facial Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT), updates the agency’s previous evaluations of facial recognition…

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Dahua Technology Outstanding CSR Brand of 2018

Dahua Technology, a leading solution provider in the global video surveillance industry has received the prestigious ‘Outstanding CSR Brand of 2018’ award at Social Responsibility Conference 2018 held in Beijing for its dedication to sustainable development and public welfare. Initiated by Huanqiu.com and other influential Chinese media, Social Responsibility Conference 2018 attracted representatives from organizations and enterprises of different industries to discuss ongoing public welfare issues including environmental care, philanthropy, sustainable development and innovative social responsibility ideas. The ‘Outstanding CSR Brand of 2018’ Award signifies the wide-spreading recognition of Dahua’s…

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QNAP Server-grade TS-x83XU NAS Series

QNAP® Systems has recently launched the Intel® Xeon® E based TS-x83XU enterprise NAS series with ECC DDR4 memory that delivers server-class performance and dependable reliability. All models in the series feature two 10GbE SFP+ ports using Mellanox® ConnectX®-4 Lx SmartNIC controllers and support installing a PCIe graphics card for empowering video surveillance, virtual machines and AI applications. Coupled with QNAP’s exclusive softwaredefined SSD extra over-provisioning and comprehensive virtualization capabilities, the TS-x83XU series provides a high performance and dependable – yet cost-efficient – NAS solution for uncompromising enterprise IT requirements. “The…

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Oncam New ExD

Oncam, the leading provider of 360-degree video capture and business intelligence technology has recently released its new ExD Explosive Environment camera range, the only 360-degree single-sensor camera with an explosion-protected housing. The range is designed to safeguard environments in markets such as oil and gas production and refineries, power and utilities, wastewater treatment, grain handling and storage, and other hazardous materials facilities. To provide the best possible protection for hazardous areas, cameras installed as part of a comprehensive security plan must guarantee the appropriate level of safety and adhere to…

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