PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

Written by / Agency / Source: NEC Corporation

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

NEC Wins the 2015 Gold Award for Field Innovation from the Japanese Society for AI - Awarded for ticket ID system using face recognition - NEC.com
NEC Wins the 2015 Gold Award for Field Innovation from the Japanese Society for AI

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Tokyo, Japan, 2016/06/24 - Awarded for ticket ID system using face recognition - NEC.com. NEC; TSE: 6701

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Electronics/Instrumentation/RFID Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

NEC Informatec Systems Ltd, together with TAPIRS Co., Ltd, have won "The 2015 Gold Award for Field Innovation" from the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (*) for their development of a ticket ID system using face recognition software.

The award is presented to individuals or groups that promote social innovation and practical methods for solving social problems through research and development of artificial intelligence technology.

"In recent years, the purchase of event and concert tickets through online auctions or private individuals has become a widespread practice. At the same time, resale problems and unlawful resale are on the increase. This ticket ID system efficiently identifies the ticket purchaser at the venue using face recognition software, preventing admission with illegally resold tickets," said Akitoshi Okumura, Associate Senior Vice President, NEC Informatec Systems.

This system is being used at concerts in Japan by performers that include Momoiro Clover Z and BABYMETAL, helping to prevent fraudulent concert ticket resale and to ensure that concertgoers are admitted into the venue efficiently.

This ticket ID system was developed by NEC Informatec Systems using a tablet terminal equipped with NEC's face recognition software "NeoFace ®" together with a camera. The system's effectiveness was confirmed in collaboration with TAPIRS.

Main features of the system are as follows:

1. Uses face recognition to identify ticketholders, preventing the use of resold tickets to gain illegal admission
The facial image of a purchaser that is registered on a website at the time when a ticket is purchased is compared with the facial image of the concertgoer photographed using a tablet terminal at the event venue to confirm that the ticketholder is the purchaser.

2. Supports large-scale events
A database of ticket purchasers' facial image information is registered on a tablet terminal in advance of an event. This enables support for large-scale events from several hundred people to 100,000 people.

3. 30% reduction in the time it takes to confirm the ID of ticketholders
Compared with the existing method of visually identifying holders of photo IDs, the system reduces the time it takes to confirm an ID by as much as 30%. This means that even at large-scale events, concertgoers can be admitted into events efficiently.

The system will be presented on July 22nd at the 18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI International 2016) in Toronto, Canada. For more information, visit 2016.hci.international/posters.

*The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (ai-gakkai.or.jp/en)

About NEC Corporation
NEC Corporation (nec.com) is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company's experience and global resources, NEC's advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society.

The NEC Group globally provides "Solutions for Society" that promote the safety, security, efficiency and equality of society. Under the company's corporate message of "Orchestrating a brighter world," NEC aims to help solve a wide range of challenging issues and to create new social value for the changing world of tomorrow. For more information, please visit

NEC is a registered trademark of NEC Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Other product or service marks mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners. ©2016 NEC Corporation.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Electronics/Instrumentation/RFID Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: NEC Corporation

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Electronics/Instrumentation/RFID articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


NEC Wins the 2015 Gold Award for Field Innovation from the Japanese Society for AI

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

|
Publisher Contact: Press Office - NEC.com 
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any NEC Corporation securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Electronics/Instrumentation/RFID via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From NEC Corporation / Company Profile


Read Electronics/Instrumentation/RFID Most Recent Related Newswires:

Bluestar Introduces New ISV Connect Program
Bruker Introduces Novel NMR Solutions at ENC 2017
Bruker Introduces the AVANCE™ NEO NMR Research Platform at ENC 2017
NI Demonstrates World’s First Real-Time Over-the-Air Prototype for Verizon 5G at 28 GHz
Lord Corporation Introduces G-Link-200-8G Wireless Node for Vibration and Machine Health Monitoring
GUC PCIe 3 PHY IP & PLDA EP Controller Combo Passes Compliance Test
Endress+Hauser Acquires SensAction
Data-Safe Process & Quality Control of APIs and Inorganic Impurities with Bruker's EDXRF Spectrometer S2 PUMA
Curtiss-Wright and Green Hills Software Collaborate to Bring Support for INTEGRITY-178 tuMP Safety-Certifiable RTOS to the VPX3-133 Processor
Leviton Expands Decora Smart with Z-Wave Plus Technology Product Family with Enhanced Devices
Curtiss-Wright Delivers High End Processing in Small Form Factor Rugged Mission Computer Powered by Quad-Core 6th Gen 'Skylake' Intel® Mobile Xeon®
NI Provides mmWave Real-Time Test Technology for The University of Texas at Austin Center for Transportation Research
German Companies and Research Institutes Optimize Security Solutions for Industrie 4.0 and Connected High-value Goods
Hitachi High-Technologies Launches New Transmission Electron Microscope
Curtiss-Wright Introduces High Density Solid State Drive Module

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  MagLar, Inc.

Visit  NAKIVO, Inc.





 
  ©2017 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)