According to the developers, thanks Facelection 2016, users can in just a few seconds to understand which of the presidential candidates in the US they are more like Hillary Clinton or Donald trump. To do this, simply upload a photo to the site, and a special algorithm will instantly recognize the similarity with portraits of politicians.
In NTechLab suggested that, perhaps, decisive in the presidential race will be a factor in personal similarities of voters with the candidates.
"We see application of our face recognition technology in different areas — in security, retail, financial sector and many others. But we love to solve non-trivial tasks, including such as the project Facelection 2016. I am sure that potential application of the algorithm developed by NTechLab practically limitless and I think we will have to stand many more such interesting problems. We hope that our service will help the users to learn something important about themselves and the presidential candidates of the United States," said co-founder NTechLab Alexander Kabakov.
According to the Creator of the technology Artem Kukharenko, the service is based on the algorithm FaceNX, recognized as the best on The MegaFace Challenge, organized by the University of Washington in 2015. The developers have also managed to modify the neural network so that it puts the match regardless of gender.
In mid-October, the company NTechLab launched its first product for business is a cloud service FindFace Cloud API. It is designed for companies from around the world who are interested in the development of your business with the help of face recognition technology. an Algorithm developed by NTechLab, gives the opportunity to compare a pair of individuals with 99% accuracy and perform precise search database of 250 million photos in less than 0.3 seconds. In the beta cloud product involved more than 100 companies from all over the world.
In February 2016 on the basis of the algorithm of the company was launched the FindFace service for finding people in social network "Vkontakte" by the photos, the audience in less than three months more than a million people. In early August the decision NTechLab has been used on the largest Russian electronic music festival Alfa Future People, which was conducted with the support of "Alfa-Bank" and "VimpelCom". The service was used by more than 15 thousand people. In September of the same year NTechLab was selected as a solutions supplier facial recognition company Diamond Fortune Holdings Prim, which will build a hotel and entertainment complexes in the integrated resort "Primorye".
Parents who joined Islamist groups, brought from all regions of the country — especially from Chechnya and Dagestan — about 350 children, said the Ombudsman under the RF President on the rights of the child Anna Kuznetsova. So, the lists from Dagestan has over 200 names, and this is only the official data.
Unidentified hackers leaking intimate photos of American actress Anne Hathaway. In some photos it is embodied in society naked man, presumably her husband, actor Adam Shulman. Apparently, the pictures were taken during rest and joint campaigns in a bath.
British and German scientists have decided, in their opinion, the problem glasses. Nobel prize winner Philip Anderson called this problem, actual for the last more than 50 years, "the deepest problem of solid state physics". A study published in the journal Physical Review X.