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CyberLink’s CEO Dr. Jau Huang Shared Insights about the Future of AI Facial Recognition in an On-Stage Speech at 2019 COMPUTEX Forum

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COMPUTEX
2019
brought a glimpse into the future of technology, showcasing the
latest innovations from global tech leaders. Dr. Jau Huang, founder and
CEO of CyberLink
(5203.TW), a provider of cutting-edge AI and facial recognition
technologies, was invited by the COMPUTEX Forum to give an on-stage
speech in its AIoT session. Dr. Huang shared insights on the future of
edge-based AI facial recognition, and he demonstrated case studies
showing how CyberLink’s FaceMe®
AI Facial Recognition Engine helps AIoT developers transform
applications such as smart retail, smart security and more.

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AI facial recognition and edge computing are currently two of the
hottest technology trends. Most IoT applications need real-time response
to facial recognition, requiring edge-based solutions that offer better
processing performance with minimal latency and much higher efficiency
than facial recognition processed on the cloud. CyberLink’s FaceMe®, the
leading edge-based AI facial recognition engine and one of the world’s
top solutions, yields up to 98.5% true acceptance rate (TAR), offers
highly flexible capabilities and runs cross-platform on Windows, Linux,
Android, iOS, and more operating systems. It offers hardware and system
providers one of the best environments to quickly integrate facial
recognition technology into their existing and new solutions.

“As they are quickly evolving and maturing, game-changing facial
recognition and edge computing technologies are now among the most
significant AI trends. When deployed on edge devices and without
operating system limitations, facial recognition’s processing speed can
be greatly enhanced, resolving latency problems caused by cloud
computing,” said Dr. Huang. “CyberLink’s FaceMe® has ranked among the
top-tier facial recognition engines in a number of global competitions,
including the National Institute of Standards and Technology Face
Recognition Vendor Test (NIST FRVT 1:1) and the MegaFace Challenge,
establishing our solution as one of the most accurate and fasted engines
in the world.”

In his speech, Dr. Huang shared a number of FaceMe® success stories
across AIoT applications. For smart retail, FaceMe® can help retailers
collect customer statistics such as visit counts, age, gender, and
satisfaction, and recognize VIP guests as well as blacklisted visitors.
In another scenario, FaceMe® can be integrated into service robots that
welcome and identify customers upon arrival and provide them with
helpful directions, like a virtual concierge. FaceMe®’s anti-spoofing
capabilities matched with 2D/3D cameras can significantly enhance
protection against fraudulent access, enabling reliable and advanced
smart security and banking. For broad deployments such as law
enforcement systems, FaceMe® supports hybrid architectures where facial
data can be quickly captured from edge devices and then sent to a main
server for further facial landmark analysis.

Less than a year after launching FaceMe®, CyberLink has collaborated
with more than 100 global partners, including hardware makers, solution
providers and system integrators, deploying the technology across
multiple IoT/AIoT scenarios. FaceMe® was recently honored with COMPUTEX
d&i awards for its innovative and powerful capabilities.

COMPUTEX Forum – CyberLinkFacial
Recognition at the Edge: the Future is Now

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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