CyberLink YouCam FaceMeTM Facial Recognition Technology Chosen by AMD to Upgrade Human-Computer Experience on Processors Codenamed “Richland” and “Temash” Business Wire TAIPEI, Taiwan -- January 8, 2013 CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), an innovative solutions provider for media creativity, is pleased to announce that AMD (NYSE: AMD) has chosen to license its FaceMe^TM facial recognition technology featured in YouCam, and has applied this technology to the AMD Face Login application on its upcoming high-performance A-Series APU platform, “Richland” and its upcoming low-power, mobility APU, “Temash”. As we continue to enter the “Post-PC” era, where a keyboard and mouse may be less prevalent on a typical desk, CyberLink’s FaceMe^TM technology enables AMD users to skip the lengthy process of typing usernames and passwords, offering a more enjoyable, intelligent human-computer interface. “It’s been our pleasure to partner with AMD as they selected CyberLink’s unique FaceMe^TM technology in YouCam for their users,” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. “CyberLink has been dedicated to upgrading consumers’ human-computer experience to a more convenient, user-friendly, and advanced level. With AMD’s recognition, we combine webcams and facial recognition technologies to create innovative usages that further enhance the typical users’ PC experience.” “With AMD Face Login on our upcoming “Richland” and “Temash” APUs, you become the password,” said Neal Robison, Sr. Director of Consumer Content Application Supportat AMD. “Leveraging CyberLink’s expertise in multimedia, we chose to adopt FaceMe^TM facial recognition technology for AMD Face Login on platforms powered by the “Richland” APUs, aiming to provide a smarter human-computer interface for AMD users.” CyberLink’s FaceMe^TM technology provides a convenient access to Windows as well as multiple popular websites, including Facebook, Google, Yahoo!, Youtube, Amazon, etc. By using a smart face recognition algorithm, the solution can quickly detect and recognize the individual features from a webcam, then automatically sign the users in without filling out usernames and passwords. In addition, the technology features a new Face-out function that can automatically lock the screen, sleep, or hibernate the PC when necessary to further enhance PC privacy and save power consumption. About CyberLink Founded in 1996, CyberLink Corp. is the world’s leading multimedia software company. CyberLink’s broad portfolio of multimedia applications can be categorized into two main areas: Media Entertainment – PowerDVD being the flagship product in this category, provides the latest in media playback on PCs, across devices in the home network, and on-the-go with portable smart devices; and Media Creation – offers a series of software to create enticing videos & photos, author Blu-ray & DVD discs and more. All companies and product names mentioned herein are for identification purposes only and are the sole property of their respective owners. Copyright © 2013 CyberLink Corp. All rights reserved. Contact: CyberLink Corp. Press Contacts: Corporate: Stacy Chang, +886-2-8667-1298, ext. 2151 firstname.lastname@example.org or CyberLink Japan: Akiko Iwasaki, +81-3-5875-6650 email@example.com or CyberLink USA: Amy Peterson, +1-617-986-5026 firstname.lastname@example.org or Germany: Volker Maxisch, +31-43-306-0797 email@example.com or France: Hervé Delemarre, +33 (0) 1-4110-4111 firstname.lastname@example.org or United Kingdom: Maggie Zaboura, +44-1491-639-172 email@example.com
CyberLink YouCam FaceMeTM Facial Recognition Technology Chosen by AMD to Upgrade Human-Computer Experience on Processors
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