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Intel Licenses Cognitec’s Face Recognition

| December 8, 2014

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DRESDEN, Germany & SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cognitec Systems has signed an important software development and license agreement with Intel Corporation.

“Our collaboration with Cognitec is a key ingredient in enabling secure yet easy-to-use, face-based authentication capabilities for consumers and enterprises.”

Under the agreement, the companies will cooperate to apply face recognition to access control on electronic devices. Logon to PCs, laptops, tablets, mobile phones, and other computing devices will become both more convenient and secure as the technology replaces conventional passwords.

“Intel is driving exciting advances in security and biometrics,” said Manish Tangri, Director, New Business, Perceptual Computing, Intel Corporation. “Our collaboration with Cognitec is a key ingredient in enabling secure yet easy-to-use, face-based authentication capabilities for consumers and enterprises.”

“Cognitec is proud of being selected by Intel for this important application of our technology,” said Alfredo Herrera, Managing Director of Cognitec. “Face recognition will enable the owners of millions of computers, tablets and mobile phones to protect their devices and access them conveniently and quickly without having to remember passwords.”

About Cognitec

Cognitec develops market-leading face recognition technologies and applications for enterprise and government customers around the world. Various independent evaluation tests have proven the premier performance of Cognitec’s FaceVACS® software. Cognitec’s portfolio includes products for facial database search, video screening and analytics, border control, ICAO compliant photo capturing and facial image quality assessment. Corporate headquarters are located in Dresden, Germany; other offices in Miami, FL; Rockland, MA; and Sydney, Australia.

Contacts

Cognitec Systems GmbH
Elke Oberg, Marketing Manager
Phone: +49-351-862-9214
oberg@cognitec.com
www.cognitec.com info@cognitec.com

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