Identification module in the video surveillance system
Joint solution of the Pelco VideoXpert and the RecFaces Id-Me platform
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QUICK INSTALLATION 14 days to set up the solution
EASE OF USE 5 seconds to find the required person among all visitors at the premises
FAST NOTIFICATIONS 1 second to notify the security service about an unauthorised visitor at the premises
The system is a software-hardware solution capable of face detection via video stream processing. Face search is capable through matching to a pre-defined database or a list.
From the moment of detecting a face image of a sufficient quality, the matching to a database is completed in under 1 second.
Video stream processed data is being stored in video archives and may be used after 1 year and further in case of investigation by security services.
FAST SEARCH OF WANTED PERSONS
Overall efficiency of a security system is ensured by availability of smart search by face image and quick connection to video archive data storage.
IMMEDIATE NOTIFICATION OF OPERATORS
Security operators are fully aware of the presence of an unauthorized person in a security area in a swift and timely manner.
Interaction between the staff and the customers in a targeted manner, enhanced by the information about the frequency of visits, purchase history and the results of prior communications and interactions, which are recorded in CRM system for further analysis.
Areas of application
Shops and shopping centers
Human face detection in video streams. Creation and maintenance of a visitor database
The possibility to create smart business solutions through integration into ERP/CRM systems via the use of open-source API
Fast database search ("smart search") of a suspect by their face image, with an option to extract the following attributes: video camera id, location id, time and date
Notification of visitor presence from a pre-defined visitor list.
Quick check-in on your flight
Dedicated services for business-class passengers
Notification of unauthorized passengers/visitor presence in a high security area.
VXFaces plugin for VideoXpert
People in focus
Real-time display of information about people currently within the field of view of a camera (or a group of cameras)
Display person-specific recognition events: a track displays personal information and the membership of pre-defined lists for all persons registered in the standard database
Hits and Nothits
Quick notification of personnel about the detection and identification of persons in a camera's field of view
Visualization of the results of the system operation in relation to external business systems, such as work time management or client arrival notifications
Quick search of the date and time when a given person was last captured in the field of view of a camera
Search of facial images of a person in the database covering a given period of time
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RecFaces together with Pelco implemented a project to introduce biometric identification of passengers at the Nairobi International Airport. VxFaces recognition module developed by RecFaces will allow the security service to receive information about wanted airport visitors in a matter of minutes.
VxFaces — a face biometric identification solution that is fully integrated with Pelco VideoXpert VMS, supplementing the basic system capabilities CCTV with a wide range of biometric functions. Due to the deep integration of VxFaces running VideoXpert, biometric functions are integrated in the form of operator interfaces and Pelco VideoXpert settings, which greatly simplifies the operation of the solution.
The aim of introducing biometric identification of passengers would increase the level of security the airport, as well as timely data on detection of wanted persons. The total project implementation period, taking into account the purchase of equipment, was only 3 months. Installing, debugging, and running the software took 4 business days.
«The introduction of face recognition technologies at Nairobi Airport is not the first international RecFaces project related to security at the facility. VxFaces is a completely ready-to-use and intuitive tool that has proven itself in the global market. In the first month of using VxFaces, the customer was able to evaluate the effectiveness of biometric technologies for security. After the pandemic, it is planned to implement the second phase of the project and to equip the facility. Airport biometrics is just one example. Today, many countries are implementing national roadmaps in this direction. And this approach is justified: biometric identification is one of the most effective ways to prevent various incidents and ensure the safety of passengers», said Tamara Morozova, CEO of RecFaces.
The main effect of the introduction of VxFaces at Nairobi Airport was the reduction in the time spent on analyzing the video stream. Before the introduction of automatic biometric identification, the operator had to spend several hours watching the video. Thanks to VxFaces, the security service instantly receives a notification about the detection of a wanted person in a video, it takes a couple of minutes to find data about the history of his movement around the airport. The introduction of biometric identification has significantly expanded the ability of the airport security service to investigate incidents quickly.
«Together with RecFaces, we worked on several different interagency projects in Kenya, including a security project for the Nairobi International Airport. RecFaces is our primary partner in biometric recognition. We see the potential for joint further cooperation both in the international arena and on the Russian market», said Alexander Lisyutin, Pelco Director for Russia and EurAsEC.
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is Kenya's largest aviation facility, the busiest airport in East Africa and is one of the ten busiest airports on the continent: it serves more than 7 million passengers annually. Nairobi Airport was the first Kenyan air infrastructure to introduce face recognition technology. In total, the project plans to equip biometric identification technologies for another four airports in the country. Airport biometric identification can also be used to solve other problems, for example, to automate the distribution of passenger traffic. The face recognition system can optimize the registration procedure for the flight, passport control of passengers and boarding through special biometric terminals. In order to transfer your biometric data to the airline, it is enough for the passenger to upload a photo when buying a ticket or to be identified with an offline purchase. About Companies:
RecFaces is a Russian company developing application solutions for enterprise-class multimodal biometric identification, adapted to the specifics, current and future needs of companies in various industries. RecFaces offers ready-made software products for solving specific tasks of the banking sector, retail trade, tourism industry, sports facilities, restaurant business and government institutions.
Pelco is an American company, one of the pioneers in the field of CCTV systems, creating and improving its solutions since 1957. Pelco is a recognized global leader in the design, development and manufacture of intelligent video surveillance solutions, including CCTV cameras, video management and recording systems, and security software.
Participation in the international exhibition ISC WEST 2019
The ISC WEST exhibition is an annual major event covering all areas of the security market. This year, from April 9-12, more than 30,000 security professionals took part, including Pelco and RecFaces, who demonstrated a joint biometric solution based on the Id-Me platform on the show. The VideoXpert video surveillance, access control and automation system from Pelco by Schneider Electric and the package of specially developed biometrics plug-ins from RecFaces showed that they can be useful in solving the following security tasks:
Security at the facility;
Restricting access to facilities (visitors and staff).
And provide the following functions:
Receive real-time notifications on identification of persons assigned to a specialized list (VIP, Black List, etc.);
Ability to search for people in an accessible video stream, as well as in the archive of video recordings;
The archive stores videos with information about the recognized faces, time, place of identification, and also provides the ability to search and play video from the moment the person is identified in the frame;
Saving information about all persons recognized in the frame, regardless of the presence of a profile in the database;
The possibility of continuous tracking and display of operational information about the person in the frame now.
The solution demonstrated at the event received a response and interest from the audience. Companies continue to work on improving the joint solution, and already in July 2019. It is planned to release a new plug-in VideoXpert version 2.0. All current plugins will be available in a new separate plugin. The product will become even more convenient and functional for the end user.
Participation in the international exhibition in Dubai Intersec'19
Intersec is the world's leading trade fair for security and protection and a successful communication platform for the security and safety industry.
In order to develop an international partnership with Pelco, the following plug-ins and their functions were presented at the Intersec 2019 exhibition by the RecFacis team within the VideoXpert system: 1. The "Id-Me - People in focus" plugin provides display of information on the person who is currently in front of the camera. 2. The "Id-Me –Detect" Overlay plugin provides the ability to control cameras. 3. The "Id-Me - Hits and Not Hits" plugin displays the recognition results of all people caught in the camera lens. 4. The "Id-Me - Tracks" plugin displays cards of the results of continuous tracking of one person. 5. The "Id-Me Business Notification" plug-in provides information on business notifications in real time. 6. The "Id-Me - Search" plugin provides the ability to search for photos from archived data. 7. Overlay "Id-Me - Videoarchive" provides the ability to play video with the ability to specify the moment of playback.