Cognitec selected for Taiwan ePassports initiative


Facial recognition company Cognitec Systems has announced that its FaceVACS technology has been selected by the Bureau of Consular Affairs (BOCA) of Taiwan as the core face recognition software for its ePassports Initiative.

Cognitec face recognition software is integrated within the CryptoMetrics VisMatch solution that is utilized to confirm the identity of passport applicants. These biometric solutions utilize scanned passport applicant photos, processed to International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) specifications for facial recognition to combat the use of forged or tampered travel documents.

HP is the prime systems integrator for the project and is providing the overall ePassport solution that includes design, development, integration and implementation of chip personalization, PKI information security technology and the integration of the CryptoMetrics-supplied image processing, image quality checking and face recognition systems.

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