Press Releases



PRESS RELEASE | Ver-ID Face Authenticator Now Available – Feb 27-18

Applied Recognition Announces ‘Ver-ID Face Authenticator’ to Eliminate Password-Reliance Risk. Ver-ID Face Authenticator enables the addition of a face recognition check to any network access control system, putting an immediate stop to by-far the most common cause of IT breaches and data-spills: compromised passwords. [ Read More ]


PRESS RELEASE | Ver-ID used in Bitcoin Wallet – Nov 27-17

Applied Recognition, Inc. & Blockchain Acuity Ltd. together announce that Blockchain Acuity has integrated Applied Recognition’s FaceLocate technology into custom and existing blockchain solutions, resulting in a service called ‘Access Acuity’. Users who adopt the results of this collaboration will be able to secure access to their digital currencies with face recognition, eliminating the vulnerability that comes from reliance on passwords and other weak authentication methods. [ Read More ]


Ver-ID Credentials meets or exceeds the identity verification requirements

of the Canadian Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA) when implemented within FINTRAC’s Dual Process Method. [ Read More ]


Applied Recognition sets new benchmark for recognition accuracy

By applying advanced machine learning techniques, ARI has significantly improved their core technology and this capability will be rolled into all products and SDKs. [ Read More ]


Applied Recognition’s Ver-ED Enables Lenovo AirClass’ Emotion Insights

Emotion Insights, powered by Ver-ED, estimates engagement by measuring eye state (open or closed) and level of attendee focus on the material being presented, as well as whether the attendee has a positive or negative disposition based on a spectrum of common emotions [ Read More ]


Applied Recognition awarded innovative face-recognition patent in The United States

Applied Recognition is pleased to announce that we have been awarded a patent for a pivotal and innovative technology involving the next generation of face recognition as it applies to advertising, entertainment and social networks. [ Read More ]

cyber security

Choosing the Best BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION to Ensure Cyber Security – April 3, 2017

This whitepaper is intended for business and technology decision makers within public sector organizations and enterprises who need to evaluate and select a biometric authentication solution to augment traditional username and password authentication for accessing online applications and transactions. [ Read More ]

SIT release

Strategic Information Technology Selects Applied Recognition’s Ver-ID Authentication for Financial Services Portfolio – Feb 28, 2017

Ver-ID face authentication enhances security for onboarding new customer accounts and secure access across multiple devices. [ Read More ]


Applied Recognition Launches Ver-ID Transactions, Adding Biometric Authentication to Digitally Signed Documents

Face authentication and credential capture significantly increases security for legally binding documents for financial services, healthcare, and the enterprise. [ Read More ]

techvibes | “Facial Recognition Could Transform Personal Security” – Sept 23, 2015

Over the last decade, facial recognition technology has entered the vernacular of tech enthusiasts around the world. Before that however, it was nowhere to be found. Applied Recognition is an example of organizations that are taking advantage of the rapid growth of this field… [ Read More ]


WHITE PAPER | “The Risk of Centralized Storage for Biometric Data” – Dec 15, 2015

In June 2015, the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) suffered a data breach stealing the records of 21.5 million people. The stolen data included detailed background security-clearance – related information. [ Read More ]


PRESS RELEASE | Scientific Advisor – August 20, 2015

Applied Recognition Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kostas Plataniotis as Scientific Advisor to the company. Dr. Plataniotis will provide guidance and advice to the Board and to the company’s development team, including Ver-ID, Applied Recognition’s face authentication software. [ Read More ]