A Look Inside New Security Research


March 23, 2009

"Just one look, that's all it took..." goes the old R&B classic. ECE research professor Marios Savvides is proving that true again today, although for an entirely different purpose.

Savvides' Biometrics Research Lab is the first academic setting to host a state-of-the-art iris recognition system. Iris-on-the-Move (IOM) can acquire iris images unobtrusively at three meters as a person walks through a portal. Savvides' research has pushed this limit to a 13 meter stand-off yielding a 4X factor in acquisition improvement.

Pittsburgh's WTAE News got a look inside Savvides la and walks viewers through some exciting, futuristic research.

Headshot of Marios Savvides

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