Facial recognition algorithms developed prior to the coronavirus pandemic struggle mightily to identify our faces through our masks, according to a preliminary study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Even the best of the 89 commercial facial recognition algorithms tested had error rates between 5% and 50% in matching digitally applied face masks with […]
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Conferencing provider Lifesize has acquired digital collaboration firm Kaptivo in a bid to expand Lifesize’s cloud-based unified communications and collaboration portfolio. Lifesize aims to make use of Kaptivo’s expertise in computer vision, image processing and artificial intelligence for visual collaboration to bring digital whiteboarding to Lifesize’s portfolio. Kaptivo’s whiteboarding solution pairs advanced image processing software […]
Facebook is bringing several videoconferencing platforms to its Portal device to complement the company’s collaboration tool Workplace. Those videoconferencing providers are Zoom, BlueJeans, GoToMeeting and Webex, the company said in a news release. Those apps will be available on Portal next month. “Whether you’re meeting one-on-one with a colleague or joining up to 1,000 participants,* […]
As much of the American workforce has now experienced working from home, one of the most missed commodities has been the desktop monitor.
An interesting question is being asked with increasing frequency: should we change out displays/digital signage that appear to be working well with new models? Conventional wisdom might say that if a display is working fine to those who are regularly exposed to it, it is best to leave it alone… at least until it no […]
Telguard announces it is partnering with sister company AMETEK Land to offer the VIRALERT 3 integrated human body temperature screening system. The system is a non-contact temperature monitoring camera that detects body temperatures as people enter a building while maintaining appropriate social distancing. AMETEK Land has been developing high-accuracy infrared measurement instruments for more than 70 years. […]
With many workers still doing their job our of their homes, Zoom recently released its Zoom for Home offerings that include dedicated Zoom devices via DTEN. Now, Zoom is taking that a step further by expanding to smart displays like the Amazon Echo Show, Portal from Facebook and the Google Nest Hub Max. Zoom’s play […]
We’ve all seen a rise in remote work lately due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While many businesses are beginning to return to the office, even on a partial basis, the looming potential of a resurgence this winter may push us back to square one. While we all hope that isn’t the case, even companies returning […]
Digital signage is far more than displays showing messages thanks to significant advancements in content management, data, and analytics. Learn more during our webinar.
With a three-month blitz on security enhancements to its platform behind it, Zoom is now releasing new features to improve the experience using the popular videoconferencing service. The features, unveiled earlier this week, include new filters, control over your appearance, new noise suppression capabilities, emojis and presentation features. These can be accessed by upgrading to […]