An Innovative Image Sensing Technology Capable of Recognizing the Intention and Conditions of People via Face Recognition
OMRON has announced the development of its Human Vision Component (HVC), a new image sensing component which can be embedded in a various devices and equipment. This new technology is capable of recognizing the intentions and conditions of people through face recognition, estimation of facial expressions, age estimation, and hand detection as well as other functions.
Typical example of the new technology’s applications are home appliances such as air conditioners, optimal air conditioner control is possible through detection of the position and number of people in a room. Other type of applications include marketing research such as POS registers and automatic venders, industrial equipment such as food processing equipment, robotics as well as security in access control systems.