National Geographic Channel's Explorer Taps Animetrics for 3D Facial Imaging
JACKSON, NH - June 27, 2005 - Animetrics Inc., a leading developer of next generation 3D image analysis and facial recognition systems, announced today that the National Geographic Channel (NGC) selected Animetrics 3-Dimensional face imaging software in the making of the EXPLORER: "Search for Adam". Search for Adam joins renowned scientists as they follow the genetic DNA trail of our ancestors in a quest to solve one of the greatest questions of all time: was there actually an Adam, an ancient man that all men today are descended from?
National Geographic Channel's (NGC's) signature series EXPLORER: Search for Adam premiered June 26 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. More information about the show: http://blogs.nationalgeographic.com/
About Animetrics Inc.
Animetrics Inc. is a leading developer of 3D imaging for facial biometric systems. Utilizing breakthrough technology, Animetrics products solve critical issues associated with facial recognition including variations in pose and lighting. Animetrics core algorithms are comprised of three patent-pending technologies forming the basis for next-generation 3-dimensional facial recognition applications. Given the accuracy of its patented 3D imaging technology, Animetrics is driving market acceptance of facial recognition biometrics in government, homeland security and law enforcement applications. Animetrics is headquartered in Conway, NH near the White Mountains. For more information visit www.animetrics.com.
Based at National Geographic Society headquarters in Washington, D.C., the National Geographic Channel is a joint venture between National Geographic Television & Film (NGT&F;) and Fox Cable Networks. National Geographic Channel debuted to an initial 10 million homes in January 2001, and has been one of the fastest growing networks in history. The Channel has carriage with all of the nation's major cable and satellite television providers, making it currently available to more than 54 million homes. For more information, please visit www.nationalgeographic.com/channel.
Lisa Ludwig, 603-383-4200, [email protected]
National Geographic Channel
Russell Howard, 202-912-6652, [email protected]