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  • Yandex Launches Voice-Over Translation Using Neural Networks

    On September 7, Yandex presented a new tool – automatized voice-over translation of English videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, and other websites into Russian. It’s available through Yandex.Browser, which allows it to work with videos posted on any website.  


  • Founder of ID R&D Konstantin Simonchik on His Career Path and Prospects

    The American company Mitek has recently acquired the ID R&D startup founded by former ITMO lecturer Konstantin Simonchik and his business partner Alexey Khitrov for $49 million. In this article, Konstantin speaks about the differences between startups in Southern and Western Europe and shares his experiences and plans.


  • How ITMO Researchers Are Using Speech Analysis to Diagnose Dementia and Parkinson's

    ITMO University researchers, as part of an international team, have developed a speech analysis algorithm for the elderly that can help diagnose neurological diseases such as dementia and Parkinson's disease in the early stages.


  • Biometrics in Corporate Security and Everyday Life

    How can computer vision replace dozens of cards, keys, and passes? Why is face recognition in demand among major companies? And how does ITMO Accelerator help startups that work in this field achieve enterprise orders? All these questions were discussed at a meeting with the founders of the O’Vision startup.


  • The Whats, Whys and Hows of Biometric Data

    According to Sberbank’s CEO Herman Gref, a million Russians submitted their biometric data to the bank in 2018. As per the bank’s initiative, all clients are offered to take a picture and record a couple of phrases when opening a new bank account. But why would you need to share this data in the first place? Who’ll be able to access it? Is it safe? ITMO.NEWS tries to solve the case of biometric craze in this article.


  • ITMO Students' Facial Recognition System Wins 'Best Creative Solution' at Fintech Cup

    The future of the banking industry becomes increasingly interconnected with biometric technology. Sberbank has already started implementing the latest technologies in this field and collecting its clients’ biometric data. Experts estimate that two million bank clients will use biometrics by 2020. This is the main focus of the Interface project conducted by students from ITMO’s Faculty of Infocommunication Technologies. The project even got the prize for the best creative solution at the Fintech Cup-2018 Championship. In this interview with ITMO.NEWS, the students share their thoughts about the future of biometric data.