Facial Recognition

A facial recognition system is a computer application for automatically identifying or verifying a person from a digital image or a video frame from a video source. It is typically used in security systems and can be compared to other biometrics such as fingerprint or eye / iris recognition systems. Find facial recognition solutions here.

 

AI Now Institute calls for regulation of facial recognition and compares affect recognition to phrenology

Days after the latest call from Microsoft for regulation of facial recognition, The AI Now Institute has published its third…

 

Facial recognition competition heating up as Megvii reported in talks with Alibaba to raise $500M

Megvii is seeking at least $500 million in new funding, and is in talks with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and…

 

IBIA symposium to examine concerns about facial recognition technology

The International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) is hosting a symposium tomorrow at the National Press Club in Washington DC…

 

Microsoft announces six principles for responsible facial recognition and urges new laws

Microsoft President Brad Smith is at it again. In a move to accept corporate responsibility and forward public policy dialogue,…

 

id3 facial recognition shows combination of accuracy and low resource use in NIST testing

Facial recognition algorithms from id3 Technologies have scored respectable accuracy with a small template size and without benefit of a…

 

Indian security agency to deploy facial recognition system for international flights

The Indian federal agency responsible for airport security is planning to deploy facial recognition cameras linked to law-enforcement databases at…

 

Facial recognition 20 times more accurate with advances in convolutional neural networks, NIST finds

Facial recognition algorithms can identify matches with error rates as low as 0.2 percent given good quality photos, 20 times…

 

UK Commissioner opens investigation into police use of facial recognition

UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has launched a formal investigation into the legality and effectiveness of facial recognition technology used…

 

Zenus honored for its event face recognition check-in solution

Zenus, a face recognition solutions provider for the events industry, and onsite attendee management technology company Fielddrive together won the…

 

Biometric exit launches at Dallas Forth Worth International Airport

A pilot program testing facial recognition to create a biometric record of people leaving the U.S. has been launched at…

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