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Tencent trials facial recognition to combat video game addiction in minors

Tencent is trialing a system using facial recognition technology to identify underage gamers in order to limit their gaming and…

 

Report warns of smart home tech impact on children’s privacy

A UK academic researching the impact of big data and artificial intelligence on family life has issued a call for…

 

UIDAI funds purchase of biometric enrollment devices for schools

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has earmarked Rs 2 billion (US$28 million) to support the purchase of biometric…

 

UC San Diego researchers unveil non-touch optical technology for infant fingerprinting

University of California San Diego researchers have unveiled their non-touch optical capture device for newborn fingerprinting, which they say can…

 

RealNetworks launches school facial recognition product SAFR in India

RealNetworks Indian subsidiary has launched the company’s SAFR facial recognition technology, which is designed for use in schools, as well…

 

Australian schools testing facial recognition for attendance

Schools in the Australian state of Victoria are trialing facial recognition from startup LoopLearn to monitor the whereabouts of students…

 

Facial recognition is at summer camp and being offered free to schools

Streaming media company RealNetworks has developed a facial recognition tool dubbed “SAFR”, which it provides to school administrators free of…

 

Potential breakthrough in infant biometrics heads for trial in Kenya after ID4Africa appeal

Infants born to mothers with HIV have between a 15 and 45 percent chance of contracting the virus if they…

 

NYCLU urges education department to review plan for facial recognition in schools

The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) has sent a letter to the New York State Education Department, urging it…

 

Mandatory fingerprinting of children in South Korea faces backlash

Legislation introduced in April by a group of South Korea lawmakers to allow the government to collect and retain fingerprints…

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