Improved algorithms used in facial recognition software programs have improved the success of such technology by up to ten times since 2002, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) said in a report,"Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) 2006 and the Iris Challenge Evaluation (ICE) 2006 Large-Scale Results" issued March 29.

http://www.realtime-itcompliance.com/information_security/2007/04/security_nist_releases_report.htm

Direct link to report (PDF): http://face.nist.gov/frvt/frvt2006/FRVT2006andICE2006LargeScaleReport.pdf

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