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Singapore government agency GovTech is planning to perform crowd analytics with facial analysis from a “Lamppost-as-a-Platform” (LaaP) pilot project, Reuters…

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Privacy advocates issue warnings as facial recognition planned for U.S. schools

A pair of U.S. school boards are implementing facial recognition systems in schools to improve their security, Gizmodo reports, and…

 

London Policing Ethics Panel to review use of facial recognition

The use of facial recognition by police in the UK is facing a review from the London Policing Ethics Panel,…

 

EFF calls for independent oversight and privacy protection in facial recognition report

U.S. law enforcement agencies are implementing facial recognition with little in the way of oversight or privacy protections, which could…

 

NVIDIA and AnyVision partner for facial recognition solution for smart cities

Facial recognition platform provider AnyVision has joined NVIDIA’s Metropolis Software Partner Program to provide AI and deep learning-powered automatic facial…

 

U.S. Senator expresses concerns to Thermo Fisher Scientific over DNA sequencer sales to China

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has asked Thermo Fisher Scientific to explain its role as supplier of DNA sequencing equipment to…

 

Police in China using facial recognition glasses

For the past two months police in China have been using dark sunglasses outfitted with facial recognition technology to scan…

 

Biometrics Institute discusses importance of informed consent and purpose

The Biometric Institute has responded to an article by Human Rights Watch (HRW) alleging the widespread collection of biometric data…

 

NSA voice recognition capabilities appear to be more advanced than previously thought

The National Security Agency has had voice recognition technology since 2006, and developed capacities to identify previous recordings of individuals…

 

Chinese government uses facial recognition to alert authorities to individual’s movements

The Chinese government has begun using facial recognition to alert authorities when specified individuals in restive Xinjiang leave “safe areas”…

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