SALTO Systems Emphasizes Importance of Facial Recognition

SALTO Systems’ integration of Cognitec and TouchByte technologies will help the company to foster the development of touchless access control systems.

SAN SABASTIAN, PARIS VASCO, Spain—SALTO Systems, a provider of smart access control solutions, states that it is committed to the use of biometric technology as the future of access control.

In the past two years, the company stresses that it has aimed to accelerate the development of frictionless access control solutions through various strategic investments.

SALTO Systems points out the digital revolution has transformed society. Entire industries have been reimagined, and peoples’ professional lives, education, and leisure time have evolved beyond recognition. Digital credentials, digital identities, and facial recognition are becoming the standard across all industries, with automatic face recognition emerging as a key technology to address the market’s needs.

In 2022, SALTO Systems acquired Cognitec, a growing player in the face recognition arena. The company boasts that it was already a significant move toward enhancing its access control solutions through biometrics and using face recognition technology to facilitate a frictionless smart access experience. By integrating its flagship FaceVACS algorithm, powered by

“Our acquisition of Touchbyte is a natural step forward in our mission to bring innovative and cutting-edge technology to the access control market,” comments Marc Handels, chief technology & innovation officer at SALTO Systems.

With our future face recognition solution, we aim to provide our customers with a secure and frictionless way of accessing their buildings and facilities.”

SALTO Systems Acquires TouchByte

According to SALTO, Cognitec’s technologies complementing smart devices will bring a whole new range of capabilities to its portfolio of products to enable additional use cases in applications across several industries.

SALTO Systems continues by noting, through its recent acquisition of TouchByte, a U.K.-based technology company focused on facial recognition, it intends to accelerate the development and time-to-market of the first and most advanced face recognition access control solution by realizing Cognitec’s algorithm potential through TouchByte’s solutions portfolio and face management platform.

The company adds that by bringing TouchByte under the SALTO Group umbrella reinforces its commitment to innovation and the development of new technologies. 

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