|[January 08, 2013]
CyberLink YouCam FaceMeTM Facial Recognition Technology Chosen by AMD to Upgrade Human-Computer Experience on Processors Codenamed "Richland" and "Temash"
TAIPEI, Taiwan --(Business Wire)--
Corp. (5203.TW), an innovative solutions provider for media
creativity, is pleased to announce that AMD (News - Alert) (NYSE: AMD) has chosen to
license its FaceMeTM facial recognition technology featured
and has applied this technology to the AMD Face Login application on its
upcoming high-performance A-Series APU platform, "Richland" and its
upcoming low-power, mobility APU, "Temash". As we continue to enter the
"Post-PC" era, where a keyboard and mouse may be less prevalent on a
typical desk, CyberLink's FaceMeTM technology enables AMD
users to skip the lengthy process of typing usernames and passwords,
offering a more enjoyable, intelligent human-computer interface.
"It's been our pleasure to partner with AMD as they selected CyberLinks
unique FaceMeTM technology in YouCam for their users," said
Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. "CyberLink has been dedicated to
upgrading consumers' human-computer experience to a more convenient,
user-friendly, and advanced level. With AMD's recognition, we combine
webcams and facial recognition technologies to create innovative usages
that further enhance the typical users' PC experience."
"With AMD Face Login on our upcoming "Richland" and "Temash" APUs, you
become the password," said Neal Robison, Sr. Director of Consumer
Content Application Support at AMD. "Leveraging CyberLink's expertise in
multimedia, we chose to adopt FaceMeTM facial recognition
technology for AMD Face Login on platforms powered by the "Richland"
APUs, aiming to provide a smarter human-computer interface for AMD
CyberLink's FaceMeTM technology provides a convenient access
to Windows as well as multiple popular websites, including Facebook (News - Alert),
Google, Yahoo!, Youtube, Amazon, etc. By using a smart face recognition
algorithm, the solution can quickly detect and recognize the
individual features from a webcam, then automatically sign the users in
without filling out usernames and passwords. In addition, the technology
features a new Face-out function that can automatically lock the screen,
sleep, or hibernate the PC when necessary to further enhance PC privacy
and save power consumption.
Founded in 1996, CyberLink
Corp. is the world's leading multimedia software company.
CyberLink's broad portfolio of multimedia applications can be
categorized into two main areas: Media Entertainment - PowerDVD
being the flagship product in this category, provides the latest in
media playback on PCs, across devices in the home network, and on-the-go
with portable smart devices; and Media Creation - offers a series
of software to create enticing videos & photos, author Blu-ray & DVD
discs and more.
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Copyright © 2013 CyberLink Corp. All rights reserved.
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