Viisage Technology Products Receive Two Nominations As "Top 20 Most Innovative" Products For 2001 By Casino Journal.Business Editors
LITTLETON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2000
Top Award to Be Decided at the American Gaming Summit, January 11
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Biometrica Systems, Inc., is the number one provider and world leader in casino biometric surveillance. Biometrica uses Viisage's, FaceFINDER(TM) for surveillance and identification security. Biometrica and FaceFINDER are installed in more than 50 U.S. casinos and in more than 70 casinos worldwide.
Global Cash Access processes more than $11.5 billion in funds transfers every year through approximately 200,000 ATM, credit and debit cash-advance and check-guarantee transactions daily. Global Cash Access' Automated Cashier Machine (ACM (Association for Computing Machinery, New York, www.acm.org) A membership organization founded in 1947 dedicated to advancing the arts and sciences of information processing. In addition to awards and publications, ACM also maintains special interest groups (SIGs) in the computer field. \\\SM) is a "smart" ATM that uses Viisage's FacePIN(TM) for face-recognition identification. The system fully integrates ATM, credit card cash advance, check cashing, point-of-sale debit, Western Union(R), patron credit markers, and one-to-one marketing opportunities.
A panel of five expert judges have chosen the nominees for Casino Journal's Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Products/Services for 2001. These 20 products will be evaluated and judged by attendees of the American Gaming Summit to be held January 11 and 12, 2001, at Bellagio in Las Vegas. The top vote-getter at the Summit will receive the Best of Show Award and be named the "Most Innovative Gaming Product 2001" at the keynote lunch at the American Gaming Summit on January 12.
Tom Colatosti, Viisage president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. said, "We congratulate our two quality partners, Biometrica and Global Cash Access, for the distinguished recognition they received from their peers for their creative and innovative products. We are excited about the growing level of interest from end users and marketing partners for biometric technology to improve personal privacy, security and convenience that only our face-recognition technology offers."
Viisage Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: VISG), Littleton, Massachusetts Littleton is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 8,184 at the 2000 census.
For geographic and demographic information on the neighborhood of Littleton Common, please see the article Littleton Common, Massachusetts. , is a world leader in biometric face-recognition technology and in digital identification solutions. Viisage's face-recognition technology is widely recognized as the most convenient, non-intrusive and cost-effective biometric available. Viisage's patented face-recognition technology, originally developed at MIT MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology , and its systems integration and software design capabilities, improve personal convenience, privacy and security while deterring identity theft and fraud.
FaceEXPLORER(TM), Viisage's technology for image retrieval An image retrieval system is a computer system for browsing, searching and retrieving images from a large database of digital images. Most traditional and common methods of image retrieval utilize some method of adding metadata such as captioning, keywords, or descriptions to the and analysis, is recognized for its leadership technology performance in real-time and large-database applications. FaceEXPLORER is deployed in the world's largest face-recognition application with a database of more than 6 million images enrolled and growing by 15,000 new images per day. The product family of face-recognition applications also includes: FaceNET(TM) for Internet and e-commerce security; FacePIN(TM) for point-of-sale transactions verification; FacePASS(TM) used for physical-access control; and FaceFINDER(TM) for surveillance and identification.
Additionally, Viisage's systems annually deliver, through 1,500 U.S. locations in 13 states, more than 20 million high quality and high security digital identification documents for government agencies responsible for issuing drivers' licenses, social services social services
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