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CyberLink CEO Dr. Jau Huang Shares Insights on Edge Computing and Showcases FaceMe® AI-based Facial Recognition Engine at Intel Edge Computing Solution Summit

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CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), a pioneer of AI and facial recognition technologies, participated in the Intel Edge Computing Solution Summit. The summit brought together leaders from the IoT industry who shared insights on AI edge computing’s latest breakthroughs and the opportunities that this technology will bring in the future. Dr. Jau Huang, CyberLink’s founder and CEO, was invited to speak about the benefits of edge computing and how it enables precise, fast, affordable and secure AIoT use cases including facial recognition, such as the company’s FaceMe® AI-based engine.

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CyberLink CEO Dr. Jau Huang, third from the left, shares insights and brings up FaceMe® use cases at the Intel Edge Computing Solution Summit. (Photo: Business Wire)

CyberLink CEO Dr. Jau Huang, third from the left, shares insights and brings up FaceMe® use cases at the Intel Edge Computing Solution Summit. (Photo: Business Wire)

With FaceMe®, CyberLink has leveraged edge-based technology and AI to deliver one of the world’s most precise, flexible and best performing facial recognition engines. Compared with cloud-based solutions, edge computing is much cheaper, greatly enhances flexibility and provides real-time response, helping system integrators quickly develop and add new functionalities into existing systems and new AIoT products. FaceMe® AI facial recognition has been integrated into solutions such as identity verification, access control, statistics and customer service, across a number of industries including retail, banking, healthcare, manufacturing, security, and public safety. At the summit, Dr. Huang shared insights on edge computing current trends, opportunities and challenges, illustrated by several customer success stories.

“AI-based facial recognition is one of the key AIoT enablers and is on its way to become ubiquitous, with the proliferation of edge solutions embedded into any devices equipped with cameras,” said Dr. Jau Huang, founder and CEO of CyberLink. “FaceMe® is very well positioned to become the engine of choice across industries.”

Edge computing is one of the fastest developing and widely-applied IoT technologies. At the summit, CyberLink showcased its FaceMe® facial recognition engine powered by Intel Movidius and optimized by OpenVINO, drawing attention from hundreds of attendees. Using OpenVINO, FaceMe®’s algorithm can achieve a 7x performance boost making FaceMe® the best option on the Intel platform.

About CyberLink

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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