Lenovo VeriFace Recognition (video)

lenovo veriface recogitionLenovo’s VeriFace Recognition let’s you use your face as your password. Instead of typing in your password, the Lenovo IdeaPad’s webcam detects your face and automatically logs you into your account. Matt Kohut says this system is secure and is tough to trick. Check out the video demo below.


James from jkOnTheRun pointed out that this technology isn’t new. In fact he bought an IBM web cam about ten years ago that did the same thing.

VerifFace will probably sway a lot of consumers to buy a Lenovo product for the first time. It’s super simple to use and definitely has a ‘wow’ factor.

74 Comments

  • Very McToaster says:

    “James from jkOnTheRun pointed out that this technology isn’t new. In fact he bought an IBM web cam about ten years ago that did the same thing.”
    Lenovo OWNS IBM

  • Very McToaster says:

    “James from jkOnTheRun pointed out that this technology isn’t new. In fact he bought an IBM web cam about ten years ago that did the same thing.”
    Lenovo OWNS IBM

  • Mauricio says:

    hi i have a laptop lenovo with veriface recognition secure but i can configurate the veriface system so everybody can use my laptop if they know my password please help me!!!!

  • Mauricio says:

    hi i have a laptop lenovo with veriface recognition secure but i can configurate the veriface system so everybody can use my laptop if they know my password please help me!!!!

  • Xavier says:

    Mauricio- with Veriface enabled you can still access your Lenovo notebook if you know the password.
    As far as I know there’s no way to bypass this and force it to ignore Windows login passwords.
    I don’t think you’d really want to set it up like you’re saying, even if you could.
    From what we’ve seen, Veriface isn’t always reliable, especially in varied lighting conditions.

  • Xavier says:

    Mauricio- with Veriface enabled you can still access your Lenovo notebook if you know the password.
    As far as I know there’s no way to bypass this and force it to ignore Windows login passwords.
    I don’t think you’d really want to set it up like you’re saying, even if you could.
    From what we’ve seen, Veriface isn’t always reliable, especially in varied lighting conditions.

  • Affendy says:

    I am using lenovo Y410, pls advice me on how to start using my VeriFace Facial Recognition on my notebook.

  • Affendy says:

    I am using lenovo Y410, pls advice me on how to start using my VeriFace Facial Recognition on my notebook.

  • Mohd Najib Affendy says:

    Hi, i am using lenovo Y410. i would like to find out on how to use the VeriFace facila Recognition on my notebook. Please advice me, thanks guys

  • Mohd Najib Affendy says:

    Hi, i am using lenovo Y410. i would like to find out on how to use the VeriFace facila Recognition on my notebook. Please advice me, thanks guys

  • thatGuy says:

    @Very McToaster

    Lenovo does not own IBM. They own their PC division, not the entire company.

  • thatGuy says:

    @Very McToaster

    Lenovo does not own IBM. They own their PC division, not the entire company.

  • thatGuy says:

    @Mauricio and Xavier,

    You can just click on the Vista icon below and enter your password, bypassing Veriface.

  • thatGuy says:

    @Mauricio and Xavier,

    You can just click on the Vista icon below and enter your password, bypassing Veriface.

  • Slawts says:

    I just purchaed the lenovo idea pad with Veriface. I’m having problems with Veriface. If I reboot or shutdown it takes forever for the program to recognize my face and sign me back into my computer. I’ve changed the lighting in the room, removed my eye glasses etc. The only time it seems to rectify itself is when I press the NOVO key. Any suggestions to solve this problem? Can I disable it so you just sign in by typing in your password?

    Thanks.

  • Slawts says:

    I just purchaed the lenovo idea pad with Veriface. I’m having problems with Veriface. If I reboot or shutdown it takes forever for the program to recognize my face and sign me back into my computer. I’ve changed the lighting in the room, removed my eye glasses etc. The only time it seems to rectify itself is when I press the NOVO key. Any suggestions to solve this problem? Can I disable it so you just sign in by typing in your password?

    Thanks.

  • carlos e. boado says:

    I am using my lenovo y410 and the veriface technology is not working so accurately and it take so long to verify the registered user, thus, i’m using my password to open it.

    Kindly give me an advice on how to shorten the face verification. Maybe it will only take 5 seconds upon verification then automatically open by not using the password.

    thank you very much.

  • carlos e. boado says:

    I am using my lenovo y410 and the veriface technology is not working so accurately and it take so long to verify the registered user, thus, i’m using my password to open it.

    Kindly give me an advice on how to shorten the face verification. Maybe it will only take 5 seconds upon verification then automatically open by not using the password.

    thank you very much.

  • Neymer says:

    I’m using lenovo Y510, Please advise me how to use veriface.

  • Neymer says:

    I’m using lenovo Y510, Please advise me how to use veriface.

  • fakir says:

    well…i was wondering about this “veriface” if it can be use by other type of laptops? for instance, Compaq presario,dell,acer… actually,i`m impress with this “invention” that makes me want to us it for my laptop…

  • fakir says:

    well…i was wondering about this “veriface” if it can be use by other type of laptops? for instance, Compaq presario,dell,acer… actually,i`m impress with this “invention” that makes me want to us it for my laptop…

  • Xavier says:

    @ fakir, Veriface is a Lenovo exclusive and tied into the disk image it ships on IdeaPad notebooks. @Neymer- to setup veriface, just go to the start menu, and type in Veriface.
    You’ll have to take a couple of photos of yourself. Veriface works best if you use it in similar lighting conditions on a regular basis. The application struggles if you use it in different places- i.e. at a desk on your office, and then on a couch at home all the time that have different lighting conditions and especially if you position the cameras at different angle relative to your face.

  • Xavier says:

    @ fakir, Veriface is a Lenovo exclusive and tied into the disk image it ships on IdeaPad notebooks. @Neymer- to setup veriface, just go to the start menu, and type in Veriface.
    You’ll have to take a couple of photos of yourself. Veriface works best if you use it in similar lighting conditions on a regular basis. The application struggles if you use it in different places- i.e. at a desk on your office, and then on a couch at home all the time that have different lighting conditions and especially if you position the cameras at different angle relative to your face.

  • prakash ranganathan says:

    plz help me..i am using L 3000 Y 500…i did recovery for my lap with the recovery dvd given when i purchased…it was ok..but i lost the lenova drivers…like veriface,lenova capture,shuttle center,etc…pls help me wat is the problem and where can i find it…

    • Nicolas says:

      download them for free with torrents
      1-download FDM (google it)
      2-install
      3-google search a torrent (ex: veriface torrent)
      4-download the torrent
      5-open it with FDM
      6-after Downloading open the setup it is in usually in C/Downloads (or the directory you chose)

  • prakash ranganathan says:

    plz help me..i am using L 3000 Y 500…i did recovery for my lap with the recovery dvd given when i purchased…it was ok..but i lost the lenova drivers…like veriface,lenova capture,shuttle center,etc…pls help me wat is the problem and where can i find it…

  • rajesh shah says:

    this software is working fine but its not accept password for registration for domin user, u cant register for domain machine, any one have idea please let me knwo

  • rajesh shah says:

    this software is working fine but its not accept password for registration for domin user, u cant register for domain machine, any one have idea please let me knwo

  • Sathiya says:

    Hi, I am using Lenovo Y430. i want to remove the vista and replace with Xp. is veriface supporting Xp?

    • wafik says:

      hi..Sathiya..

      i’m wafik from indonesia, i have any problem with my veriface recognition too. have u solved u’r problem??

      for more information, i am using lenovo y310 with XP n i had lost my lenovo drivers..including veriface, etc. if u have solved u’r problem, please share with me..

      please advice me, thanks guys..

  • Sathiya says:

    Hi, I am using Lenovo Y430. i want to remove the vista and replace with Xp. is veriface supporting Xp?

    • wafik says:

      hi..Sathiya..

      i’m wafik from indonesia, i have any problem with my veriface recognition too. have u solved u’r problem??

      for more information, i am using lenovo y310 with XP n i had lost my lenovo drivers..including veriface, etc. if u have solved u’r problem, please share with me..

      please advice me, thanks guys..

  • kyslik says:

    Hi. I have the sane problem as Rajesh. Software is working fine and no problem spot but the one when I’m connectin g via VPN to domain and try to access remotely to some computer using another credentials as used to log into my laptop I used for. Then I just simply can’t log in to remote coputer as the screeneing screen is hanging. I tried to put PWD to access but I can type pwd but then when I click on OK to log on to remote PC, nothing happen and I just still can see screening screen and log in dialog:-( Is there any way how to set up that veriface is asking whether I would like to use that or not? I prefer alway sto choose between pwd typing, finger print or verification of face before log in. Anyway as I said if I would not need to use VPN and login to some domaain using different credentials as used for logging to my laptop then there’s no issue. thanks for any advice, kyslik

  • kyslik says:

    Hi. I have the sane problem as Rajesh. Software is working fine and no problem spot but the one when I’m connectin g via VPN to domain and try to access remotely to some computer using another credentials as used to log into my laptop I used for. Then I just simply can’t log in to remote coputer as the screeneing screen is hanging. I tried to put PWD to access but I can type pwd but then when I click on OK to log on to remote PC, nothing happen and I just still can see screening screen and log in dialog:-( Is there any way how to set up that veriface is asking whether I would like to use that or not? I prefer alway sto choose between pwd typing, finger print or verification of face before log in. Anyway as I said if I would not need to use VPN and login to some domaain using different credentials as used for logging to my laptop then there’s no issue. thanks for any advice, kyslik

  • fred says:

    up graded to larger hard drive now i installed veriface from disc asking for user password!?????

  • fred says:

    up graded to larger hard drive now i installed veriface from disc asking for user password!?????

  • shankar says:

    what if they are twins and the system gets confused itself.

    what if we show the image of the other person in front of the cam..?

  • shankar says:

    what if they are twins and the system gets confused itself.

    what if we show the image of the other person in front of the cam..?

  • marco says:

    What if you get fatter or slimmer, or if you get a nasty scarface?

  • marco says:

    What if you get fatter or slimmer, or if you get a nasty scarface?

  • Les says:

    Will veriface downloads work with other laptops?

    Will it work with 64bit laptops?

  • Les says:

    Will veriface downloads work with other laptops?

    Will it work with 64bit laptops?

  • iceman says:

    is it ok if there are two users who will use the veriface?? what if i install XP on the partition of the hard disk?? Is it possible for dual boot so that i can use XP and vista?? I’m using lenovo Y430.. thanks,,

  • iceman says:

    is it ok if there are two users who will use the veriface?? what if i install XP on the partition of the hard disk?? Is it possible for dual boot so that i can use XP and vista?? I’m using lenovo Y430.. thanks,,

  • yatish kaushik says:

    veriface recognition is not working properly on my laptop. when i go to modify any details it closes.

  • yatish kaushik says:

    veriface recognition is not working properly on my laptop. when i go to modify any details it closes.

  • Romeo says:

    I have it! And the camera is not able to turn on and i forgot my Code. It’s a BIG deal.

  • Romeo says:

    I have it! And the camera is not able to turn on and i forgot my Code. It’s a BIG deal.

  • ted says:

    Doesnt work on w7

  • Rick Hysell says:

    I tried it vista 64 bit system and it DID NOT WORK, good luck

  • lenovoformertech says:

    it happens.
    actually veriface just recognize your eyes not the face

  • franzjosephcaparas says:

    MY lenovo veriface recognition is gone how i get a new veriface to instol to my computer
    pls. help me my cam not existing

  • ted says:

    My notebook came with a camera. Veriface worked for me until i upgraded to windows 7. Veriface then stopped working & microsoft told me there were problems with windows 7. So do not think i can be of much help. Sorry

  • loz says:

    does anyone know when lenovo are bringing updates for veriface which is ;ost when you upgrade to windows 7 from vista, which most sales staff dont know about until you brining the laptop back in after upgrading to windows 7 ?

  • mark says:

    hi, i just g0t my lenovo notebook,but then i accidentally uninstalled the veriface 3.6,
    h0w can i download it or install it on my computer? pls help

  • mark says:

    hi, i just g0t my lenovo notebook,but then i accidentally uninstalled the veriface 3.6,
    h0w can i download it or install it on my computer? pls help

  • CNIDog says:

    The driver is specifically for IdeaPad U350,IdeaPad U450,IdeaPad U150, but it works on my Y510 with a new installation of Windows 7 64-bit:

    http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/en/DriversDow

  • AvengerPR says:

    Matt Kohut, hum…. you said this veriface system is tough to trick Right?…. Wrong, i just take a photo with my cellphone put it in front of my lenovo web cam and presto open like a can of soda. better put a password manualy dont be lazy people.

  • XJDCprideX says:

    i just had a new lenovo notebook laptop with veriface for my birthday gift…. and does it still logs in when i change my hair and hair color?

  • Muroz_81 says:

    i have a lenovo G460. I can't find this veriface face recognition. shall i download? where and how?

  • Reff_8888 says:

    hey guys ,ive just formatted my g450 ,,but where can i download this veriface software ?

  • fred says:

    I dont know with what program i could open it withh !

  • taylor says:

    how do i turn off lenovo's veriface?

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  • akeem jabil says:

    the secret is poor lighting. have a well-lit environment and you have to be patient.

  • ranmori says:

    i want to turn off veriface, help me!

    becase every body knows my password

  • Joyclyn says:

    I have just removed the Veriface software from my Lenovo G450. But I cannot enter to my computer because it request me to enter the user password. I haven’t set up any passwprd before and I am so confuse now. Please help me! Thank you so much!

  • pls i jst downloaded a lenovo y410 veriface recognition on my pc nd its requestin for password nd am fed-up….pls help me with it

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