A new service for people search "VKontakte" for photos
A couple of years ago was very popular service FindFace, owned by NtechLab, which allows you to find the person in the social network "VKontakte" one only pictures. It was enough to take a picture, after which the system finds itself in user page. Late last year, the service has been closed since NtechLab company began developing solutions for the state on the basis of facial recognition technology. And there was no alternative to it - until recently.
February 8 was launched service SearchFace, which by its functionality repeats FindFace. After a user downloads the system produces images of the search result pages "VKontakte", which, in its opinion, meet the request. One of the first findings discovered readers "Habra", which found that the domain was registered (just after closing FindFace) last fall.
SearchFace works very well - we tested the service by uploading a few photos, and in any case he gave an accurate result. The algorithm works very accurately and does not show users with similar features: it allows to reduce the issue and make it relevant. It is noteworthy that the service is even closed profiles "VKontakte".
Does attitude SearchFace to FindFace - is unclear, all the contacts are hidden developers. Yes, and the service is still not like working version: more likely, it was created for internal use.
Recall that in August last year in Russia, the first offender was caught with the help of facial recognition system. The technology allows the camera to check through up to 20 people in the second. Previously, a system created by Russian engineers, recognized as the best in their field of US intelligence.
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