Animetrics Facial Imaging Software Selected for AmberView
JACKSON, NH - March 14, 2006 - Animetrics, Inc., a leading developer of 3-D imaging and facial recognition software, announced today that it has been selected to provide its Forensica 2-D to 3-D facial imaging software to the West Virginia High Technology Foundation (WVHTF) for the AmberView program. Developed to speed the recovery of missing or
"Statistics show that the first three hours from when an abduction occurs are the most critical", said Robert Chico, AmberView Program Manager. "Having a 3-D view available to the public enables the child to be viewed from varied angles, making positive identification easier and faster. After evaluating several solutions, we found Animetrics 2-D to 3-D technology to be the most effective", added Chico.
"We are thrilled that our software has been selected for AmberView. It is a wonderful opportunity to unite leading-edge technology with a beneficial cause - the recovery of missing children", said Lisa Ludwig, Animetrics Vice President of Marketing and Business Development.
Forensica is a Microsoft Windows based facial imaging tool designed to "solve" faces. It utilizes up to three photographs or just a single photograph from 2-D snapshot cameras or video frames to create a very realistic 3-D view of a person's head. On screen, the face can be rotated and enlarged. The 3D view can be output into a video file and a gallery with multiple views of a person's face.
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.