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Japanese Digital Key Platform Company Bitkey Inc. Adopts CyberLink FaceMe® To Enable Contactless Face Authentication

TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 3, 2020--

CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), a pioneer in AI and facial recognition technologies, today announced Japanese Digital Key Platform Company Bitkey Inc. (Bitkey) has adopted FaceMe® AI Facial Recognition into its Platform for managing digital keys solution. The integration provides facial identification, authentication and access control for multiple use cases, including smart access to buildings and smart security.

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Japanese Digital Key Platform Company Bitkey Inc. Adopts CyberLink FaceMe® To Enable Contactless Face Authentication (Photo: Business Wire)

Bitkey, founded in 2018, is a Japanese startup that provides various smart lock, smart access and security solutions for homes and buildings. The new Bitkey platform was designed to enable contactless facial recognition to identify individuals and enable secure entry for homes, offices as well as admission tickets at concert venues. At this stage, the technology was first deployed in an apartment building in the Koto District, Tokyo city. Residents can use their faces as keys to safely enter the house, eliminating the inconvenience of using security cards or traditional keys.

“Access, security and safety will always be a priority for smart buildings and facial recognition is one of the best technologies for identification and authentication,” said Dr. Jau Huang, CEO of CyberLink. “With the Bitkey platform now powered by FaceMe®, residents will not only have a more convenient and seamless way to enter and exit their building, but they will have confidence in the security of their home.”

“Bitkey platform” is powered by the CyberLink FaceMe® AI facial recognition engine. FaceMe® supports a wide range of IoT/AIoT technologies and platforms, such as CPUs (Intel® CPUs, supporting OpenVINO™ and ARM CPU), AI vision processing units (Intel® Movidius™) and IoT platforms (Nvidia Jetson™). For IoT/AIoT applications, FaceMe® can run on light-weight, low power consumption platforms, facilitating developers’ deployment of facial recognition across different use cases.

About CyberLink

Founded in 1996, CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW) is the world leader in multimedia software and AI facial recognition technology. CyberLink addresses the demands of consumer, commercial and education markets through a wide range of solutions, covering digital content creation, multimedia playback, video conferencing, live casting, mobile applications and AI facial recognition.

CyberLink has shipped several hundred million copies of its multimedia software and apps, including the award-winning PowerDirector, PhotoDirector, and PowerDVD.

With years of research in the fields of artificial intelligence and facial recognition, CyberLink has developed the FaceMe® Facial Recognition Engine. Powered by deep learning algorithms, FaceMe® delivers the reliable, high-precision, and real-time facial recognition that is critical to AIoT applications such as smart retail, smart security, and surveillance, smart city, and smart home.

For more information about CyberLink, please visit the official website at www.cyberlink.com. Product details for FaceMe®, visit www.cyberlink.com/faceme.

All companies and product names mentioned within this article are for identification purposes only and are the sole property of their respective owners. Copyright © 2020 CyberLink Corp. All rights reserved.

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CONTACT: Corporate HQ: Steven Lien [email protected], by phone on: +886-2-8667-1298, ext. 2468

CyberLink Japan: Hiroyuki Imazawa [email protected] by phone on: +81-3-5875-6650

CyberLink USA: Tim Williams [email protected], by phone on: +1 (646) 571-0169

Germany: Stefan Winter [email protected], by phone on: +49-531-3873316

France: Laëtitia D’Urso [email protected], by phone on: +33-(0)1 79 30 90 39

United Kingdom: Steven Lien [email protected], by phone on: +886-2-8667-1298, ext. 2468

KEYWORD: TAIWAN ASIA PACIFIC

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY AUDIO/VIDEO SECURITY

SOURCE: CyberLink Corp.

Copyright Business Wire 2020.

PUB: 08/03/2020 07:46 AM/DISC: 08/03/2020 07:46 AM

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