How does face recognition work? This fascinating area of technology is briefly introduced Chief Technology Officer Dr Fabian Campbell-West of Liopa. He also explains how the technology is used today.

Specialists at Liopa have used face recognition and cutting-edge research to create enhanced levels of authentication.


Liopa’s specialism in the cutting-edge field of Visual Speech Recognition, and associated areas, has created three main applications for their products and expertise:-

  • Transforming Voice UI: Making everyday applications like virtual assistant, including Siri, Cortana and Alexa, in-vehicle voice control and smart home devices, ever better through improved accuracy. Liopa’s LipRead product uses visual reading and a proprietary machine learning approach for enhanced usability and quality.
  • Liveness Detection: LipSecure by Liopa brings real improvements to online and mobile User Authentication by confirming that a real person is present. Anti-spoofing technology asks a user to repeat an on-screen sequence of digits and is software-based for superb cost-effectivess.
  • Keyword Spotting: The power of the ability to identify occurrences of words/ phrases in video footage, bringing new capabilities to surveillance video analysis, broadcast monitoring and transcription.

More and more people are familiar with how facial recognition works . After all, the technology has been seen in everyday TV shows for some time and many people will be familiar with police use of facial recognition. However, the products developed by Liopa takes existing facial recognition technology and uses machine learning for greatly enhanced security benefits and more.

The Liopa team includes proven expertise across commerce, software architectural design and development methodologies.

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