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Hikvision Corporate Wins ICDAR Prize for Deep Learning Technology

November 1, 2017

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Hikvision headquarters, based in the Chinese city of Hangzhou, announced in a corporate press release that its Optical Character Recognition (OCR) deep learning technology won first place in the ICDAR 2016 Robust Reading Competition.

Led by Hikvision’s Research Institute, the advanced OCR technology highlights Hikvision’s word recognition system with the capacity to handle complex scenarios such as stains and blurs, background noise, deformation and impacts of extreme weather. Hikvision’s license plate recognition system based on this new ORC technology has been applied in more than 60 locations worldwide, according to the press release. The Hikvision technology extends to many industry sectors including tag recognition in machine vision, malicious image recognition over the Internet, and street view recognition for urban management, reducing security concerns.

The International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR) is held by the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR). The competition is very influential for global OCR technology, and has been held five times since 2003.

Hikvision North America has expanded its deep learning product line and video surveillance applications that are tailored to specific market sectorssuch as retail.

Hikvision continues to expand its development of artificial intelligence technology (AI) to enhance video surveillance, intelligent perception and scenario understanding for a wide range of market verticals.

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