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.

Biometrics manufacturer Dermalog announced today its facial recognition system matches one billion faces per second. Independent testing, auditing and certification…

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Australian facial recognition system could place well in NIST tests, official says

Australia’s Department of Home Affairs is using multiple algorithms to train its facial recognition systems, and believes those algorithms are…

 

Beijing considering biometrics to facilitate passenger entry at metro stations

A representative from the Beijing Transportation Committee told local media that the city is going to pilot face recognition technology…

 

Software Group selects Applied Recognition’s Ver-ID technology

Software Group has selected Applied Recognition’s Ver-ID technology to add face recognition capabilities for customers interested in using biometrics to…

 

Judge criticizes “troubling theme” of misinterpretation in Facebook legal arguments

U.S. District Court Judge James Donato has scolded Facebook in a ruling, saying the company’s misinterpretation of previous court orders…

 

UK Information Commissioner warns public use of facial recognition technology could spur legal action

UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has warned that she will consider legal action against users of facial recognition technology, including…

 

Australian Capital Territory says proposed facial recognition legislation exceeds agreement

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) has joined Victoria in claiming that the facial recognition system proposed by the country’s federal…

 

Breach report and Equifax disclosure highlight need to maintain control of digital identity

The amount of stolen personal identity information known to be available online continues to grow, as Equifax has admitted in…

 

Bid for high-speed rail line between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore includes facial recognition tech

A Japanese bid to provide a high-speed rail line between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore includes facial recognition technology to enable…

 

Yoti and CitizenCard launch new UK ID card for young people

A new digital ID card is being launched by Yoti and CitizenCard in the UK to give young people a…

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