Articles By Jim Nash

Jim Nash is a business journalist. His byline has appeared in The New York Times, Investors Business Daily, Robotics Business Review and other publications. You can find Jim on LinkedIn.

At a time when alleged treatments for the novel coronavirus are multiplying like fungi in a Petri dish, it can…

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3D face reconstructions made with sub-millimeter accuracy using an iPhone

Carnegie Mellon University researchers have used a single iPhone X shooting 20 seconds of two-dimensional video followed by 40 minutes…

 

Biometrics entrepreneurs say they’re talking to governments fighting Covid-19

Facial recognition was so hot for a while that most elevator pitches for biometrics seemed to at least name-checked it,…

 

Politically closed China keen on programmatically open AI

The Chinese news service Xinhua is reporting that that nation’s authoritarian government is promoting the use of open-source artificial intelligence…

 

Walk this way: software performs emotion recognition by your gait

A new article written by the managing partner of artificial intelligence analyst firm Cognilytica peers into yet another tricky nook…

 

Feds want to apply face recognition, data analysis to transnational gangs

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials are seeking quotes for a cloud-based, biometric facial recognition application that can help…

 

World Economic Forum spells out its decentralized biometric travel ID project

The World Economic Forum has published a white paper describing in detail its proposed biometrics-backed paperless international travel concept, called…

 

Robust analytics and advanced biometrics for video surveillance on the way: Hikvision exec

The Indian video surveillance market is preparing to deepen the capabilities of biometric camera systems, according to the chief executive…

 

Most groups receiving data with prisoner tattoos ignore request to delete them: EFF

An effort to get universities, companies and others to delete digital images of U.S. prisoners’ tattoos that they received from…

 

Busy biometric startup Cerence books three big car deals, launches services in March

March has been good for newly spun-off Cerence Inc., the artificial intelligence interface company sealed its largest biometrics contract ever,…

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