Facial Recognition

A facial recognition system is a computer application for automatically identifying or verifying a person from a digital image or a video frame from a video source. It is typically used in security systems and can be compared to other biometrics such as fingerprint or eye / iris recognition systems. Find facial recognition solutions here.

Pushback against facial recognition use by police sits at various stages in countries around the world this week. A Welsh…

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Uber reportedly pressured into biometric verification of London drivers

There is some speculation going around that Uber was asked by Transport for London to collect driver fingerprints or facial…

 

ID.me wins “hot company” award in DC area, IDnow opens London office

ID.me was acknowledged in DC Inno’s 2019 “50 on Fire” as one of the “hottest” companies in the Washington DC…

 

Hacked public Wi-Fi provider now in charge of facial recognition server network in Moscow

Maxima Telecom, a Russian technology company that offers free public Wi-Fi in Moscow and St. Petersburg, will also be responsible…

 

4Stop integrates biometric identity verification from Jumio to improve KYC process

4Stop (FourStop GmbH) has entered a strategic partnership with Jumio to integrate its identity verification service with certified liveliness detection…

 

Precise Biometrics adds passive liveness detection to facial recognition access control system

Precise Biometrics has integrated passive liveness detection capabilities into its facial recognition-based physical access control systems, increasing security without requiring…

 

Universal Beijing to use facial recognition throughout theme park as CloudWalk VP urges privacy balance

Biometric facial recognition will be used throughout the new Universal Beijing theme park under a strategic partnership with Alibaba, Universal…

 

Restrictions on biometrics by New Jersey agencies, police banned under proposed legislation

A bill introduced this week in the New Jersey State Senate would ban New Jersey government agencies, law enforcement, and…

 

Smart home facial recognition camera and fingerprint locks launched for U.S. consumers

Several new biometrics-based consumer devices have been introduced to the U.S. market for smart home and smart lock applications, as…

 

Megvii advances approval request for blockbuster biometric IPO in Hong Kong

Despite being placed on the U.S. government blacklist for its biometric facial recognition platform Face++, alongside other Chinese technology developers…

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