A multi-racial facial recognition system delivers more accurate results than those typically used today, a study published in Pattern Recognition journal has revealed.
The Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP) at the University of Surrey has joined forces with the BBC to take part in a major five-year research partnership that will help the corporation create better content for its audience.
Dr Zhenhua Feng has won the European Association for Biometrics Industry Award 2017 for his development of an algorithm which enables facial landmark detection in ‘uncontstrained’ situations.
Advanced signal processing systems developed at Surrey, which can recognise sounds within everyday environments, have won first prize in the DCASE 2017 challenge.
Computer vision and sound experts at the University of Surrey have demonstrated ‘Media Device Orchestration’ – an innovative home audio concept which enables users to enjoy immersive audio experiences by using all available devices in a typical living room.