The MegaMatcher Accelerator 6.0 software/hardware solution is available in both Standard and Extended versions. MegaMatcher Accelerator 6.0 Extended Version offers the highest performance for applications that require extremely fast matching with a large volume of data. The Extended version of MegaMatcher Accelerator 6.0 is able manage up to 10 million faces and achieve a speed of 100 million faces per second. The fingerprint/AFIS and iris capabilities maintain the same features as MegaMatcher Accelerator 5.0, with extremely fast matching speeds of up to 100 million fingerprints per second and up to 200 million irises per second. It can manage a database of up to 40 million fingerprints and 50 million irises. Multiple MegaMatcher Accelerators can be connected in a cluster to manage databases with billions of records for even higher volume applications. MegaMatcher Accelerator 6.0 Extended Version runs on an HP ProLiant DL360p G8 server with 128 GB RAM.
MegaMatcher Accelerator 6.0 Standard Version is a fast, PC-based solution for customers with smaller biometric applications. Functionality is similar, however it manages approximately 1/10th the amount of data and is 1/3 as fast as the Extended version. MegaMatcher Accelerator 6.0 Standard Version runs on a PC with an i7 processor, 16 GB RAM and 1.5TB HDD.
Face, fingerprint or iris modes can be used as a primary form of identification or any combination of the three modes can be used together as a multi-biometric solution. MegaMatcher Accelerator maintains an extremely high level of accuracy because it performs a full database search for each match and does not use pre-classification or internal database indexing. As with the previous version, MegaMatcher Accelerator 6.0 also provides a great deal of flexibility for the system developer to optimize for accuracy or speed and gives more control over the setting of engine parameters.
The ability to use multiple biometric modalities provides an even higher level of reliability than the use of any single biometric, and MegaMatcher Accelerator provides the speed, accuracy and flexibility to scale to the millions of records required for national-level projects, such as: passport and visa documentation, citizen ID, voter registration, border control and criminal identification. It is also suitable for duplicate searches in large-scale government and commercial databases.
MegaMatcher Accelerator 6.0 and the entire updated Neurotechnology biometric product line are available through Neurotechnology or from distributors worldwide. For more information, go to: http://www.neurotechnology.com.
released MegaMatcher Accelerator 4.0, the latest update of the company’s multi-biometric software and hardware solution for high-volume, high-speed fingerprint and iris identification. MegaMatcher Accelerator 4.0 includes a larger database capacity, enhanced fault tolerance and a new matching algorithm that provides even greater accuracy, with extremely fast matching speeds of up to 100 million fingerprints per second – with a tolerance of 360 degrees of fingerprint rotation – and up to 200 million irises per second. Even at these high speeds, MegaMatcher Accelerator performs a full database search for each match (unlike systems that use internal database indexing or pre-classification); this eliminates potential false rejections from incorrect classifications and gives MegaMatcher Accelerator a very high degree of reliability.
MegaMatcher Accelerator 4.0 provides fast, accurate multi-biometric identification using both fingerprint and iris modes together, or either mode can be used as a primary form of identification. MegaMatcher Accelerator also can check identification results with other biometric data from any Neurotechnology-supported modality, including face, palmprint or voice identification. It can manage a database of up to 40 million fingerprints and 50 million irises with the Extended version and up to 4 million fingerprints and 5 million irises with the Standard version. For even higher volume applications, multiple MegaMatcher Accelerators can be connected in a cluster to manage databases with billions of records.
MegaMatcher Accelerator 4.0 includes a number of significant enhancements over the previous version. The new fingerprint algorithm offers even higher reliability than the previous version: at the same False Acceptance Rate (FAR) level, the False Rejection Rate (FRR) is up to three times smaller. MegaMatcher Accelerator 4.0 does not require flushing – a specific procedure that periodically pauses the processing of identification requests to optimize internal data structures. By eliminating the need for flushing, MegaMatcher Accelerator 4.0 can operate without pauses, further enhancing overall speed and efficiency.
Enhanced fault tolerance in MegaMatcher Accelerator 4.0 ensures high availability through the use of secondary and/or parallel MegaMatcher Accelerators. The secondary MegaMatcher Accelerator keeps information on the state of the main Accelerator and is activated if the main Accelerator becomes unavailable due to network issues, a crash or other hardware problems. This allows the system to continue working. When parallel MegaMatcher Accelerators are used, there is automatic data synchronization between the parallel systems.
MegaMatcher Accelerator 4.0 is available in both Extended and Standard versions. System benchmarks for both MegaMatcher Accelerator 4.0 versions are among the fastest in the industry:
MegaMatcher Accelerator 4.0 Extended Version offers the highest performance for applications that require extremely fast matching with a large volume of data. Working on an HP ProLiant DL360G7 server with 96GB RAM, MegaMatcher Accelerator 4.0 Extended can manage a database of up to 40 million fingerprints and perform 1:N matching at a speed of 100 million fingerprints per second; it can manage a database of up to 50 million irises and perform 1:N matching at a speed of 200 million irises per second.
MegaMatcher Accelerator 4.0 Standard Version is a fast, cost-effective, PC-based solution for customers with smaller biometric applications. Working on a PC with an i7 processor, 12GB RAM, 1.5TB HDD, MegaMatcher Accelerator 4.0 Standard can manage databases of up to 5 million irises or 4 million fingerprints and can perform matching of up to 35 million fingerprints or 70 million irises per second.
MegaMatcher and MegaMatcher Accelerator technology is used in a wide variety of biometric solutions worldwide for election control, passport and visa documentation, border control, criminal investigations and duplicate searches in large-scale government and commercial databases. The MegaMatcher fingerprint recognition algorithm is NIST MINEX-compliant for use in US Government Personal Identity Verification (PIV) program fingerprint recognition applications and it supports most biometric industry standards.
MegaMatcher Accelerator 4.0 is available through Neurotechnology or from distributors worldwide. For more information, go to: http://www.Neurotechnology.com.