The SAFR Blog

The Fastest Facial Algorithm Just Got Faster

By Dan Grimm, GM and VP Computer Vision, RealNetworks July 19, 2019 The United States National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) conducts an on-going battery of tests, known as the Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT), to measure the key characteristics of...

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SAFR’s TCO Advantage: Detection at the Edge

Compared to cloud-only platforms, SAFR has a competitively lower total cost of ownership (TCO). Facial recognition industry Goliaths are no match for the strength of SAFR’s perfectly tuned algorithm — lightning-fast speed and high accuracy — and its edge...

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5 Ways SAFR Is Optimized for 5G

By: Reza Rassool 5G is nearly here, already boldly transforming the way we interact with and consume media. Its increased available bandwidth can support vast amounts of data. This much-anticipated speed and connectivity have been widely reported as...

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Bringing SAFR to the World

By Dan Grimm “Why did you decide to help build a facial recognition business? Isn’t that a little… scary?” I have been asked that question numerous times since leaving Amazon to lead SAFR by RealNetworks. The short answer: I believe excellent...

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Recognizing Bias

Human Facial Recognition Humans are born with a capacity for facial recognition that is shaped through repeated exposure. As infants, we quickly learn to recognize the faces of those around us and come to regard them as safe and important to...

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Getting Started with SAFR

RealNetworks recently released its SAFR platform—highly accurate, machine learning facial recognition designed to detect and match millions of faces in real time. While there are a variety of applications for this powerful technology, RealNetworks envisioned school...

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