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Asura launches Home Quarantine app, biometric software and mask detection

Asura launches Home Quarantine app, biometric software and mask detection
The pandemic made Asura Technologies think how to put our video analytics technology into good use and in a mere 4 and a half weeks from concept to app the Home Quarantine System was born, which is, by the way, the official quarantine application in Hungary. We are happy and proud to be able to help people make the quarantine a little less stressful and take a portion of the huge burden of personal quarantine checks off the shoulders of the police.

In its 3 weeks of operation the system has over 2 000 users and 16 000 successful remote check-ins have been performed making good use of our facial recognition software and GPS tracking feature. The concept behind the Home Quarantine System was to deliver an easy-to-use smartphone application that helps authorities check remotely that quarantined people stay at home.

The Home Quarantine system can be adapted to local needs in any country, so make sure to get in touch with us to discuss how it can help you.

Facial recognition

Identity verification used during registration and remote check-ins in the Home Quarantine System has put our facial recognition software to the test. But how do we use face recognition exactly? Registrants to the Home Quarantine System are required to take a selfie photo which is first matched with an official ID picture from the government database and second, used as a reference for remote check-ins. The user of the app takes selfie pictures when performing remote check-ins, and the face recognition software matches the pictures with the reference picture to verify the identity of the user. The software performance has been outstanding, only 0,5% of the checks needed manual verification. 

What are the most important features of our face recognition software?

  • Face detection: the software returns events, even if there is no stored image to match with the face of the observed person and therefore is ideal for people counting. 
  • Facial recognition: the software compares the detected faces with those in the database and identifies the person. 
  • Anti-spoofing: The software detects fraud attempts in case of events when a live face could not be detected (image, mask, etc.) and alerts the operator. 
Our facial recognition technology is currently used in the Home Quarantine System and Access Shield, Asura’s high security vehicle access control solution.


The standalone software is ready to be integrated into any business application or VMS system.

Mask detection

As a response to current COVID challenges, we also developed a mask detection software solution detecting masks on the human face real time, processing camera footage, or any other digital image.

The mask detection software is ideal as a component of automatic access control in retail stores, the hospitality sector, or public transport screening customers or commuters for wearing masks.

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