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2007-07-13
PR: Luxand Technologies Features in New Universal Pictures
Luxand facial feature recognition and automatic face morphing technologies has been licensed by The Picture Production Company (The PPC) to create an interactive promotional website for its comedy "Knocked Up", on behalf of their client Universal Pictures.

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Alex Konoplev
Luxand Development
Founder/CEO
ak@luxand.com

Luxand Technologies Features in New Universal Pictures "Knocked Up" Website

Luxand facial feature recognition and automatic face morphing technologies has been licensed by The Picture Production Company (The PPC) to create an interactive promotional website for its comedy "Knocked Up", on behalf of their client Universal Pictures.

Luxand Development today announces that The PPC, a leading film marketing company in the UK, has chosen Luxand's technologies of face recognition and morphing for licensing. The technologies have been used to create a 'baby creator', a promotional website for the comedy "Knocked Up", for Universal Pictures.

"We are thrilled to be offering The PPC and Universal Pictures our newest facial recognition and morphing solutions that were used to create a promo project for the movie "Knocked Up", says Alex Konoplev, Luxand's CEO. "Our partnership is a phenomenal opportunity for us to show the possible results of adopting our technologies and to get them in the hands of even more customers worldwide. We think The PPC is the best partner to kick this off!"

The ground-breaking facial recognition and automatic face morphing technologies were developed after the analysis of literally thousands of faces. The results of using these solutions are outstanding in quality and accuracy. The technologies are delivered in one Software Development Kit - SDK, which is now available for anyone to license.

The application of Luxand technologies is numerous. They can be used to create video for rich content websites, as well as in image and music editing software, such as Luxand's recent products: FaceMorpher, face morphing software, and Chord Pickout, a powerful software tool for music recognition. However the most promising area of application is expected to be security. The developers specializing in security software and hardware can use Luxand facial recognition to create automated border processing systems, recognition systems to prevent voter fraud in elections, ATM security software that can be used instead of bank cards. In addition to this, the providers of communication solutions may rely on Luxand to ensure verified access to their most valued information stored online.

Please, feel free to explore Luxand.com or contact Alex Konoplev, the company's CEO at ak@luxand.com to find out more about facial recognition and morphing software, as well as licensing options. To see the "Knocked Up" promotional website where the technologies have been used, please visit www.knockedupbabycreator.com.

About Luxand Development
Luxand Development is a private technology company formed in 2005. At the formation of the company Artificial Intelligence and biometric identification technologies have been chosen to be the main focus of the Luxand's research. The company provides facial feature recognition solutions to a broad range of companies where the need for accurate identification is vital. The areas of their use include immigration and border control, access control and identification within a building, human-computer interaction systems, entertainment and advertising. To learn more about the company, visit www.luxand.com.

About Universal Pictures
Universal Pictures is a division of Universal Studios (www.universalstudios.com). Universal Studios is part of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Formed in May 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is 80%-owned by General Electric, with 20% owned by Vivendi Universal.

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NOTE TO EDITORS: Please, let us know if you have questions or would like any additional information on Luxand Development and its technologies. Contact Alex Konoplev at ak@luxand.com.

Company website: http://www.luxand.com
E-mail: ak@luxand.com

Postal address: Luxand Development, 1903 60th Place E., Suite M4189, Bradenton, Florida 34203, USA



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