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ITIF calls for constructive conversation on facial recognition in response to privacy groups’ Amazon letter

The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF) has responded to an open letter sent by privacy advocacy groups to Amazon,…

 

IBIA says draft bill to block new U.S. federal use of facial recognition would do more harm than good

The U.S. Congressional Oversight Committee should consider options for developing principles for the use of facial recognition and other biometrics…

 

Amazon launches low-key campaign to derail Portland face-scanning law

Independent news reporting indicates that Amazon is spending money to defeat proposed Portland, Oregon legislation that would ban all use…

 

More legislation to restrict biometric facial recognition introduced as protesters scan faces

A coincidence, perhaps? In Washington, D.C. last week, on the same day Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Mike Lee’s (R-Utah)…

 

Airports and encryption research lead this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Excitement about new technologies and deployments, and in a couple of cases a lack thereof, was the theme of the…

 

Industry groups criticize facial recognition hysteria

SIA (Security Industry Association) has published a report to combat misconceptions and provide perspective on facial biometrics while the Information…

 

Amazon patents describe biometric user authentication and video tracking system

A pair of patent applications from Amazon apply the company’s facial recognition technology to user authentication and extend the tracking…

 

Amazon responds to call to stop marketing facial recognition to police

Amazon has responded to an open letter from a coalition of privacy and digital rights groups calling on the tech…

 

Qualcomm on-device speech recognition reaches 95 percent accuracy

Qualcomm’s on-device voice recognition system now recognizes words and phrases with 95 percent accuracy, a company representative told an audience…

 

Gartner predicts smartphone AI to replace passwords with behavioral biometrics

Aritificial Intelligence features will become a critical differentiator for smartphone vendors over the next two years, and will soon enable…

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