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Facial Recognition

Read: Microsoft President Advocates Facial Recognition to Be Regulated

Microsoft President Advocates Facial Recognition to Be Regulated

Brad Smith argued for a government initiative to create rules for proper use of facial recognition technology, with input from a bipartisan and expert commission.

Read: Startup Wants to Deploy Facial Recognition System at Concert Venues

Startup Wants to Deploy Facial Recognition System at Concert Venues

Blink Identity has received a seed round led by Sinai Ventures with participation from Live Nation, Techstars and other live entertainment related funds.

Read: Amazon Shareholders Demand End to Facial Recognition Sales

Amazon Shareholders Demand End to Facial Recognition Sales

Jeff Bezos is drawing the ire of Amazon shareholders who are demanding the tech behemoth stop selling the face-tracking software tool Rekognition to the government and law enforcement.

Read: Amazon Is Discreetly Selling Facial Recognition Technology

Amazon Is Discreetly Selling Facial Recognition Technology

Amazon Rekognition is a deep learning-powered video analysis service that is being quietly marketed for government surveillance, among other uses.

Read: 6 Security Flaws That Led to the Destruction of the Death Star

6 Security Flaws That Led to the Destruction of the Death Star

Could better implementation of access control, cybersecurity and surveillance have prevented the downfall of the Galactic Empire?

Read: New Dahua AI Camera Can Identify Faces by Facial Expressions, Age

New Dahua AI Camera Can Identify Faces by Facial Expressions, Age

Dahua says its new facial recognition technology is designed for places with high throughput traffic and risk of theft.

Read: Global Market for City Surveillance Equipment Surpassed $3B in 2017

Global Market for City Surveillance Equipment Surpassed $3B in 2017

State capitals and major cities have been a sustainable growth engine for the rapid development of the city surveillance market in recent years, according to IHS Markit.

Read: Facial Recognition Glasses Being Tested by Police in China

Facial Recognition Glasses Being Tested by Police in China

Chinese police are currently testing mobile facial recognition units mounted on eyeglasses during the Lunar New Year at train stations.

Read: Are Mass Video Surveillance Privacy Concerns Easing Amid Virtues?

Are Mass Video Surveillance Privacy Concerns Easing Amid Virtues?

Our planet is essentially under surveillance around the clock with security cameras, satellites, drones and more. Privacy concerns are undeniable, but all those imaging technologies are having a positive effect too.

Read: Homeland Security Wants to Use Facial Recognition at U.S. Border

Homeland Security Wants to Use Facial Recognition at U.S. Border

The Department of Homeland Security is seeking proposals for a facial recognition solution that can track the movement of foreign nationals.

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