CyberLink FaceMe® Tops Facial Recognition Vendor Test

January 28, 2021 9:00 AM EST

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With its facial recognition solution FaceMe®, CyberLink ranks first1 among global vendors in the latest NIST FRVT WILD test

TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), a pioneer in AI and facial recognition technologies, and developer of the FaceMe® AI facial recognition algorithm, achieved a top six ranking in the latest 1:N Identification (WILD, 1E-5) Facial Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT). When excluding a handful of vendors from China who do not have free access to global markets, FaceMe® ranks No. 1. The test is a leading authority on facial recognition precision within the industry and is conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

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CyberLink FaceMe® Tops Facial Recognition Vendor Test. With its facial recognition solution FaceMe®, CyberLink ranks first among global vendors in the latest NIST FRVT WILD test (Photo: Business Wire)

CyberLink FaceMe® Tops Facial Recognition Vendor Test. With its facial recognition solution FaceMe®, CyberLink ranks first among global vendors in the latest NIST FRVT WILD test (Photo: Business Wire)

When applied to WILD (1E-5) tests, FaceMe® achieved a high accuracy rate of 96.98%. The WILD (1E-5) test is designed to mimic real-life security and surveillance scenarios for facial recognition. Facial recognition technologies are tested against conditions like extreme angles, poor lighting or partially occluded views. FaceMe® has proven to be an industry-leading solution for security and surveillance, delivering the most accurate facial recognition engine and offering the highest level of data privacy and protection on the market.

FaceMe® also achieved high marks for mask detection and protection, achieving a global seventh ranking when excluding vendors from China and Russia, and improving by 50% from the last NIST assessment. It has been celebrated as one of the most accurate technologies to recognize faces when wearing masks, proving valuable to businesses across industries, including offices, hospitals, retailers and more that seek to deploy contactless biometric identification solutions that help protect the health and safety of individuals.

“We are honored to be a leader in facial recognition technology. FaceMe® top ranking in the NIST FRVT WILD Test1 continues to prove the superiority of our facial recognition technology,” said Dr. Jau Huang, CEO of CyberLink. “The WILD test is one of the most competitive tests in the industry, trusted by many commercial end-users when evaluating facial recognition vendors, and we’re thrilled about FaceMe®’s latest ranking. We are committed to providing the best-in-class, most accurate and most secure solution to the market and will continue to innovate and improve the FaceMe® algorithm to best suit end-user needs.”

FaceMe® is optimized to run across hardware configurations, from high-end workstations to low-power chipsets frequently used in IoT and AIoT devices. It is the most versatile and adaptable solution on the market today. FaceMe® provides system integrators with fast, flexible and extremely precise facial recognition that can be deployed across a number of scenarios, including security, access control, public safety, fintech, smart retail and home protection.

About CyberLink

Founded in 1996, CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW) is the world leader in AI facial recognition technology and multimedia software. CyberLink addresses the demands of consumer and commercial markets through a wide range of solutions, covering AI facial recognition, digital content creation, multimedia playback, video conferencing, live casting and mobile applications. With years of research in the fields of artificial intelligence and facial recognition, CyberLink has developed the FaceMe® Facial Recognition Engine. Powered by deep learning algorithms, FaceMe® delivers the reliable, high-precision, and real-time facial recognition that is critical to AIoT applications such as smart retail, smart security, and surveillance, smart city and smart home. To learn all the latest about facial recognition, its benefits and implementation considerations, read our Ultimate Guide to Edge-based Facial Recognition.

For more information on FaceMe®, please visit


1 When excluding 5 vendors from China who face business limitations outside their home market.


Press Contacts
Corporate: Steven Lien at or by phone at: +886-2-8667-1298, ext. 2468
CyberLink Japan: Hiroyuki Imazawa at or by phone at +81-3-5875-6650
CyberLink USA: Alexi Foster at or by phone at +1 (646) 571-0120
Germany: Stefan Winter at or by phone at +49-531-3873316
France: Laëtitia D’Urso at or by phone at +33-(0)1 79 30 90 39
United Kingdom: Steven Lien at or by phone at: +886-2-8667-1298, ext. 2468

Source: CyberLink Corp.

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