Patent-pending workflow integrates facial recognition for improved speed, accuracy and cost efficiency of managed document review 

Advanced Discovery, a global eDiscovery and risk management provider, today announced the company has filed a patent covering facial recognition technology in eDiscovery workflows. This most recent patent is designed to automate the review of large volumes of photographic images to identify an individual’s presence and prioritise documents within attorney document reviews.

This is the third patent filed by Advanced Discovery this year; the company was also granted a patent in August 2016 for Riskcovery®, a portable conceptual analytics platform that identifies potential violations and compliance risks.

“Advanced Discovery is delivering an entirely new class of patented and patent-pending technologies and workflows that feature AI and predictive modeling to improve the speed and accuracy of identifying and forecasting risk – at scale,” states Jim Burke, CEO of Advanced Discovery. “Investments in our people and processes continue to produce new ways to help our clients decrease the complexity and cost of handling the exponential growth in data types and volume. Many are talking about technology-driven innovation; Advanced Discovery is delivering.”

Additional patents filed by the company are:

  • Intelligent QCSM: An automated quality control solution designed to eliminate data discrepancies throughout the eDiscovery process.
  • Intelligent Messaging Normalisation: Data normalisation tools to optimise the review of standard SMS platforms – the fastest-growing sources of discoverable information.
  • The company’s Riskcovery analytics platform was granted patent US9424321B1.