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Facial Recognition

A facial recognition system is a computer application for automatically identifying or verifying a person from a two- or three-dimensional digital image or a frame from a video source. It is typically used in security systems alone or in combination with other factors. Can also be used to perform liveness detection. Find facial recognition solutions here.

Moscow’s metro system has seen the launch of a new biometric facial recognition payment system, Face Pay, at over 240…

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Cognitec lauds combination of biometric accuracy and speed shown in NIST test

Cognitec has announced that the latest results from the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST’s) face biometrics testing show…

 

Different responses worldwide to facial recognition in criminal justice, report suggests

A new international survey published by Plos One has unveiled different attitudes in relation to the use of automatic facial…

 

UK experts condemn government facial recognition use, invoke threatened oversight role

A group of technology experts gave evidence to the House of Lords suggesting the use of live facial recognition technology…

 

Circular AI firing squad: Fighting AI bias with fake faces may pose real privacy risks

The problems with fake faces are so complex that some solutions just create more problems. Researchers in Switzerland, for example,…

 

Are we normalizing ourselves into a capitalist surveillance state?

There is a promoted article tease tucked into an MIT Technology Review story this week about how, in China, the…

 

Anviz adds QR code scanning to meet EU health pass demand

Anviz has upgraded one of its biometric access control solutions to incorporate QR codes in response to EU requirements to use…

 

Canada issues tender notice to improve face biometrics for immigration applications

The Government of Canada has issued a tender notice inviting industry engagement to improve its biometric immigration system. The document…

 

Face biometrics roll out at airports on three continents amid ethics, oversight debates

Airport deployments of face biometrics were the focus of two of the most widely-read stories on Biometric Update over the…

 

Clearview launches facial recognition tools to deblur images and remove masks

A pair of new features have been added to Clearview AI’s facial recognition capabilities to help law enforcement identify people…

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