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Picture identification verification and authentication using biometric features and watermarks
Author(s): Wensheng Zhou; Hua Xie
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Paper Abstract

Picture ID authentication is very important for any identification verifications and extremely critical for homeland security. Here we propose a unique picture ID authentication apparatus which combines invisible watermark embedding and detection technology with facial recognition techniques. To demonstrate this apparatus, we implemented a system that is capable of fast and secure verification on the integrity and authenticity of ID documents with face images for Boeing. The proposed invisible watermarks tolerate most-common attacks such as recompression. We believe with only minor improvement this picture ID authentication system can be deployed in real environment at airports and country borders.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 October 2005
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6015, Multimedia Systems and Applications VIII, 60150E (24 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.631638
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Wensheng Zhou, HRL Labs., LLC (United States)
Hua Xie, Univ. of Southern California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6015:
Multimedia Systems and Applications VIII
Anthony Vetro; Chang Wen Chen; C.-C. J. Kuo; Tong Zhang; Qi Tian; John R. Smith, Editor(s)

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