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Face Recognition Systems and Consumer Devices

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3D depth mapping of the human face is already familiar to users of smartphones, but how widely applicable is it to other smart consumer devices?

GILLES FLOREY, AMS AG

Many forms of biometric authentication are technically feasible, but one in particular has won acceptance in use cases that call for high security and minimal intrusiveness for the user: face recognition. Today, most people’s interactions with face recognition will occur in one of two ways: They’ll use it either to unlock their smartphones or to support authentication in applications such as mobile payments, or they'll use it at automated passport control machines when crossing a national border (Figure 1). Figure 1. The automatic passport gates at Heathrow...Read full article

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