SOURCE: Artec Group

Artec Group

September 10, 2012 13:00 ET

Artec ID Unveils Next Generation of Biometric 3D Facial Recognition Technology for High-Traffic Walk Through Identification Systems at ASIS International

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - Sep 10, 2012) - Artec ID (, the 3D biometric division of Artec Group, Inc. and leading manufacturers of walk through identification systems, today unveiled the third generation of Broadway 3D, their newest 3D facial recognition biometric system. The Broadway system identifies up to 60 persons per minute using 3D facial recognition sensors, offering high-speed access and contactless technology. It leads the way with better recognition accuracy, convenience-in-use, and high-speed spoof protection. Artec ID is currently participating in the ASIS International exhibition (booth #4217).

"This newest generation of Broadway addresses the security needs of airports, transportation hubs, factories, business centers, etc.," comments Sergey Sukhovey, Chief Marketing Officer at Artec Group. "Broadway 3D can recognize differences up to a fraction of a millimeter. It provides the highest level of security control even when subjects are passing quickly through checkpoints."

The Artec ID's Broadway 3D system kit comes with a 3D camera that captures still or video images, and proprietary software pre-installed on a 3D computing unit. The technology's combination of surface reconstruction algorithms and proprietary hardware enables accurate and real-time 3D scanning of objects with arbitrary topology. 

The benefits of the Broadway 3D system include:

  • Contactless biometrics with no lasers
  • Accurate recognition even when subject is in motion or wearing glasses
  • Fast enrollment time -- less than 2 sec
  • Scans up to 60 people per minute
  • Performs at high speeds even on big databases
  • Reliable biometrics -- 3D face
  • Easily integrates with existing automated control systems (ACS) used for security
  • Automated employee attendance record keeping
  • No limit to image database size

For more information, please view the following installation and demonstration videos:

Artec ID, a unit of Artec Group, Inc., focuses on walk through identification and has an established reputation in 3D shape acquisition and object recognition technology, which is proven by a long history of invention and commercialization of advanced 3D imaging and processing technologies. Artec ID's team of researchers pioneered 3D face recognition technology in 1999 and cultivated it from an idea stage to a biometric solution that became an industry standard worldwide in 2006. 

Now, Artec ID's technology is widely used all over the world by clients ranging from government agencies, airports and military facilities to museums, banks and factories. The company has filed four patent applications in the United States and two in Russia. Further, Artec ID's recognition technology is installed in Russia including Moscow's Kremlin, SBERBANK, which is the biggest bank in Russia, storage at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, and Norilsk airport security. The company also has installed technology worldwide, including a museum in Qatar, a large factory in Japan, and a large bank in Spain.

About Artec Group, Inc.
Artec Group, Inc. develops and manufactures innovative 3D solutions and products. The company, headquartered in Luxembourg, consists of a team of high-caliber specialists who have been working together for more than 10 years, and who are the leading experts in capturing and processing 3D surfaces, as well as face recognition. Artec Group's products and services are used in security, medicine, media and design, entertainment, fashion, heritage preservation and industrial engineering, among many others.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Pamela Coddington
    Natron Communications for Artec Group, Inc.
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    415-457-7919 office

    Sergey Sukhovey
    Chief Marketing Officer
    Artec Group, Inc.
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