Facial Recognition Software SHORE®: Fast, Reliable and Real-time Capable

Privacy by Design

The report published on June 8th 2017 by the Bavarian Data Protection Authority for the Private Sector (BayLDA) confirms that the AVARD system doesn’t process personal data but only anonymous data. Thus, AVARD ensures the compliance with data protection laws at 100%.


For more data protection – ePrivacyseal

In September 2015, we received the ePrivacyseal which complies with German data protection law.


Pioneering Image Analysis

The software library SHORE® allows for the quick detection of faces in image sequences and videos. It can estimate gender, age and facial expressions.

Your benefits at a glance:

  • Recognition of faces and facial parts in real-time
  • Gender and age estimation
  • The software runs on standard platforms as well as mobile devices
  • Various application areas, e.g market research, cognitive robotics and health support

An extension of SHORE® consisting of a camera-based pulse recognition is currently being tested.

Please click here to download free demo version!

The recognition rates of SHORE™:  

Feature Performance Reference
Frontal facial recognition 91.5 percent detection rate with a 1 in 10 miss rate CMU+MIT database
Gender detection
94.3 percent detection rate BioID database
Age estimation
6.85 mean deviation in years 
FG-NET database


The following table shows the processing speed for various configurations ( Intel Core 2 Duo 6420 using 1 core, BioID database, 384 x 286 pixels):

Activated Features Config. 1 Config. 2 Config. 3 Config. 4
Facial recognition
Fine eye search
Gender detection
Analysis of four facial expressions      
Time per image [ms]   9.4  19.3  19.9  22.0
Images per second [fps]  107.5  51.8 50.3 45.5


SHORE® – Pioneering Facial Analysis


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