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Articles By Alessandro Mascellino

Alessandro Mascellino is a freelance multimedia journalist focusing on emerging technologies. His work has been featured on The Independent, The Mirror Online, and The Sun, among others. Alessandro is also the author of TÉKUNI, a newsletter about technology in Japan.

 

Contextual analytics helps achieve holistic understanding of video in real time — Oosto

Semantic segmentation can enable contextual analytics to gain a holistic understanding of video footage in real time, improving artificial intelligence…

 

Neurotechnology unveils SentiVeillance software

Another company working on AI for video analytics is Neurotechnology, which recently announced the release of its SentiVeillance Cluster product….

 

Yoti to provide age verification for THG Ingenuity customers

Digital ID solution provider Yoti has entered a partnership with direct-to-consumer (DTC) partner firm THG Ingenuity. As part of the…

 

Big Brother Watch report suggests thermal screening tools in pandemic may have been unlawful

The scientific evidence to support the use of thermal screening to reduce the transmission of Covid-19 during the pandemic was…

 

Explainer: What is OCR, and how does it work?

Optical character recognition is the process of converting an image of text into a machine-readable text format. The technology was…

 

EU Biometric Entry/Exit may add to border wait times; Statewatch worries

Waiting times for travelers at borders may increase substantially after the deployment of the European Union‘s biometric Entry/Exit System (EES)….

 

Sweden’s digital ID infrastructure should be centralized: DN Debate

Digital ID infrastructure should have higher security levels and is a “core government task” that Sweden should focus on. The…

 

Biometric access control market growing with new investments, partnerships

The physical access control system (PACS) market is estimated at $8.1 billion and is expected to expand briskly at a…

 

Selfie biometrics rollouts keep pace as eID cautions careful KYC and AML decisions

A biometrics vendor is reminding stakeholders that know-your-customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) solutions based on single-image selfie biometrics are…

 

NADRA partners up to ID thousands of deceased people with biometrics

Pakistan‘s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chhipa Welfare Association to biometrically…

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