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.

Airlines using facial recognition as part of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency’s (CBP’s) Biometric Exit program are contractually…

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OmniVision launches sensor for Windows Hello facial recognition on 2-in-1 laptops

OmniVision Technologies has launched a new image sensor for 2-in-1 convertible laptops to provide greater accuracy for infrared (IR) Windows…

 

Detroit officials deny police use real-time facial recognition with city surveillance network

City officials in Detroit have blasted a report from Georgetown Law’s Center on Privacy and Technology (CPIT) as “completely false…

 

Russian biometrics executives discuss Moscow surveillance system

Russian daily RiaNovosti recently interviewed a pair of biometrics company executives about the facial recognition system Moscow is planning to…

 

Opinions roll in on whether to ban, regulate, or hardly regulate biometric facial recognition

SenseTime CEO and Co-founder Xu Li is calling for cities to establish regulations for biometric facial recognition in response to…

 

ZenGo Wallet secures crypto assets with FaceTec facial biometrics

Cryptographic asset wallet startup ZenGo has implemented a password-free security architecture based on multiple security layers including biometric 3D face…

 

MultiVu raises $7M to bring single-sensor 3D facial biometrics to smartphones

3D imaging startup MultiVu has raised $7 million in a seed funding round to develop its single-sensor and deep learning…

 

New York landlords and police uses of facial recognition challenged

A bill has been introduced in New York State Senate to block landlords from deploying biometric facial recognition systems on…

 

As CNNs boost facial biometric accuracy, Australia researches child recognition

DST Group, Australia’s Defense Science and Technology agency, has established a research program to work on identifying and classifying children…

 

CLEAR and YITU represent biometrics industry on CNBC Disruptor 50 list

A pair of biometric companies have been recognized on the CNBC Disruptor 50 list of private companies changing the world…

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