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Facing Age Verification

PRODUCT: FaceVACS • MANUFACTURER: Cognitec

Facing Age Verification

Many operators are still checking every ID card to ensure visitors are old enough to enter their casino. Cognitec is providing an easier way.

Cognitec’s FaceVACS video scan product, used by various major casinos and restaurants across the globe, analyzes faces to perform an initial age check. The software also computes anonymous data about people count, gender, and people movement in time and space.

Entry and exit cameras can record all visitor appearances, which can be used to calculate the time patrons spent on your premises and to advise people who have exhausted their time in gaming areas. Casinos worldwide are using the technology to allow problem gamblers to enroll themselves into self-exclusion programs.

In addition, clubs and pubs can use the technology to perform real-time matches against facial image databases, and instantly spot barred persons or known violent offenders.

In short, Cognitec’s facial recognition system combines the multi-faceted aims of security and business insight in one comprehensive solution.

But the software alone won’t produce optimal results. Choosing camera models, their positioning and tuning, optimal server choice, VMS integration; configuration, training, deploying and supporting the system—all these components play an important part.

Making them work together needs a face recognition company with a proven track record in the gaming and entertainment industry. Cognitec does it all—from system design to hardware and software setup, with an annual subscription covering licensing and services.

Casinos, meanwhile, can provide a safe environment for customers and staff, a profitable business, and support from the community.

For more information, visit cognitec.com.

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