Face Recognition as a Service

FaceVACS-VideoScan Enterprise Solution provides a subscription-based, managed system, all installed and administered by Cognitec or a Cognitec partner at the customer’s premises or in the cloud.

Cognitec has selected optimal computing and camera equipment to guarantee industry-leading biometric performance.

Applications

Supporting responsible gaming and safe casinos

Casinos worldwide are using real-time face recognition to alert security staff of banned persons and patrons enrolled in voluntary exclusion programs who have asked to be stopped at the entrance. High rollers can receive special treatment as they are recognized at the entrance.

Gaming facilities can use facial analysis to count costumers, find out their length of stay for their entire visit or within a certain area of the gaming floor, and determine their age ranges and genders.

Alerting retail staff to shoplifters and valued customers

Retailers are looking for face recognition technologies to support their security measures, while providing more personalized shopping experiences to frequent customers. The images for persons of interest—whether you will stop them from entering or greet them in person—can be enrolled in central databases to be shared among multiple stores.

Anonymous analysis of all faces seen by the system computes visitor statistics, e.g., footfall during peak times, or in certain areas of the store. The analysis of traffic patterns and demographic statistics can provide businesses with visitor data to make interior design, advertising placement, staffing and other operational decisions to enhance customer experience.

Analyzing guest footfall, visit length and frequency

Restaurants want to know more about guest count and behaviour, and can use anonymous facial analysis to collect precise data about when, how often and for which duration guests visit their premises. Restaurant chains can determine if patrons frequent various locations.

In addition, restaurant businesses could allow customers to self-enroll in a valued guest database, and then recognize and greet them upon entry. Another gallery may collect images of persons who are banned from entering the premises.

Airport

Posting instant watch list alerts, and managing people flow

Face recognition adds another security layer to border control and airport security procedures by checking watch lists in real time and providing instant notifications when a known person is seen by a camera.

FaceVACS-VideoScan can detect crowds and measure waiting times in specific areas to prompt the re-direction of people traffic. Airports also use the technology to assess journey times through the airport, using the data to change airport design, and evaluate staff and process performance.

Preventing disruption, injury, and destruction of property

Adding cameras along with a face recognition system to stadium entrances complements other security measures to keep criminals and violent fans from entering the event facility.

Event management can use statistical information derived from facial analysis to measure visitor counts and distribution, and use footfall data and person demographics to evaluate past and plan future events.

Greeting customers with more than a smile

Banks can recognize their customer upon entry and greet them by name and with their account details at hand.

Daily reports about customer count and frequency supports planning for staff resources and branch capacities. In the long run, banks can use such statistics to inform future business strategies.


Benefits

No upfront cost

- all capital costs are on us
- affordable subscription pricing
- no-risk installation at client premises or in the cloud
- trial period with acceptance test

Complete and managed system

- optimal biometric performance
- no staff training costs and time
- guaranteed system availability

Performance guarantee

- defined acceptance criteria and testing procedures
- guaranteed biometric performance/service level targets
- real-time, ongoing system tests

Components

 

Software: FaceVACS-VideoScan

- identifies persons of interest in seconds
- displays real-time alerts for defined events
- sends alerts to mobile devices for timely action
- stores video sequences for each appearance
- computes people flow data and demographics

Hardware: at your premises and hosted

- Cognitec's own face recognition camera or
- other highly specialized IP video cameras
- computing and storage servers
- network provided by customer
- client devices by customer

Services: all included in your package

- installation of all systems and cameras
- integration with existing IT structures
- nonstop remote monitoring and support
- prompt onsite service
- system maintenance and upgrades

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