As of August 15, 2006, Neven Vision, Inc. was acquired by Google Inc. Neven Vision, Inc., also known as N-Vision, develops the mobile recognition engines for mobile phone and consumer electronics industries, and the government and private security sectors. The company's solutions include i-SCOUT VISUAL MOBILE SEARCH, an object recognition platform that enables camera phones to recognize objects and provide relevant content to the user; Mobile Identifier platform, which employs biometric technology, including face recognition, fingerprint matching, and skin analysis to recognize and compare tattoos or license plates identifiers; and Mobile-i Facial Feature Tracking software that allows users to perform real-time or offline markerless tracking of facial features on a live or recorded video stream. Its solutions are used in security applications for identity verification and video surveillance, mobile marketing campaigns, gaming and enhanced communication applications, and image-based mobile search platforms.
The company, formerly known as Eyematic Japan, Inc. and Eyematic Interfaces, was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, with additional offices in Tokyo, Japan; and Hamburg and Munich, Germany.
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