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Animetrics chosen by Unisys as Facial Biometric Technologies for U.S. Dept of Defense Contract

Conway, NH - March 5, 2010 - Announced today Animetrics has been chosen by Unisys Corporation to provide advanced facial biometric technologies and services to fulfill a DOD Task Order for Synthetic Identification Models. Animetrics, the face recognition experts and only company to utilize 2D to 3D face creation technology for face recognition matching of the most difficult face imaging environments, will provide new advancements in 3D facial processing, which ultimately will provide the DOD with the face identification tools and utilities needed for the national security community.
Thomas Giroir, Managing Director for Advanced Programs at Unisys said, "The 3D technology created by Animetrics to more accurately represent the face biometric using simply any normal photo or video frame of the face is remarkable. It will help our customers particularly in the national security community to more precisely identify persons of interest and increase our situational awareness."
Animetrics President and CEO Paul Schuepp commented, "We've been working closely with Unisys now for 5 years under several DOD task order contracts about moving the 2D 3D facial applications to more accurate and practical use potentially for the DOD and DOJ field agent. Now we're very excited to be able to build real solutions that deal with the facial imagery at almost any angle and even take advantage of the mobile phone platforms."
Animetrics 2D to 3D face creation and recognition products are built on the core technology called FACEngineTM which is supported by three patents issued. Animetrics FACEngine and 2D to 3D face creation product called ForensicaTM will be further developed under this DOD task order and will also be available commercially for use in law enforcement and border control.
About UNISYS Corporation: Unisys is a worldwide information technology company. Unisys provides a portfolio of IT services, software, and technology that solves critical problems for clients. Unisys specializes in helping clients secure their operations, increase the efficiency and utilization of their data centers, enhance support to their end users and constituents, and modernize their enterprise applications. To provide these services and solutions, Unisys brings together offerings and capabilities in outsourcing services, systems integration and consulting services, infrastructure services, maintenance services, and high-end server technology. With more than 26,000 employees, Unisys serves commercial organizations and government agencies throughout the world. For more information, visit www.unisys.com.
About Animetrics
Headquartered in Conway, N.H., Animetrics is a leading developer of cloud-based web service facial search and retrieval applications. The Animetrics90 and Animetrics180 product family is the first come-to-market 2D-3D enabled full 90 degree and 180 degree facial search engine. Based on three patents, the 2D-3D FACEngineTM technology allows for pose and lighting invariant facial search across a broad range of operating conditions. Animetrics is driving market acceptance of facial recognition biometrics in government, homeland security, law enforcement, and now with its recent consumer release of its FaceRTM line, mobile platforms as well, including iPhone and Windows Mobile devices. For more information visit http://www.animetrics.com.