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.

 

World Bank accused of unknowingly funding China’s biometric surveillance in Xinjiang

Was China’s surveillance state built with World Bank loans? According to official procurement documents, China tried to use the World…

 

Senators make their case for proposed U.S. facial biometrics law at Brookings

A recent panel discussion was hosted by the Brookings Institute to discuss how the U.S. government and law enforcement officials…

 

Port of Seattle pushes back on facial recognition as TSA plans next steps for biometric pilots

The launch of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) Biometric Exit at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has been halted, after the…

 

San Francisco officials revise ban, forget government devices have in-built facial recognition

San Francisco can not be sued for breaking its own facial recognition ban, the Board of Supervisors voted this week,…

 

Avigilon launches updated enterprise facial biometric software with ‘appearance alerts’

Avigilon has launched ‘appearance alerts’ to its artificial intelligence-powered facial recognition video management software to help commercial organizations identify people…

 

Facial recognition payment systems rolled out in Denmark, growing rapidly in China

Nets has rolled out biometric facial recognition payment trials for 1,000 people in Copenhagen to see how people react to…

 

New deployments, products, and conference for biometrics in casinos

Casino group Novomatic has launched the Casino FlaminGo Skopje with fingerprint access control from its in-house developed Novomatic Biometric System…

 

China lead in global facial recognition surveillance market examined as rights concerns mount

Biometric facial recognition companies from China are gaining an advantage from having the largest home market and being willing to…

 

Apple patent application describes Face ID biometrics with different angles, partial faces, poor lighting

A patent application from Apple for technology that would enable Face ID biometric matching with partial face images and in…

 

ID document and selfie biometrics solutions proposed for online age checks, compliance and security

Any online age verification procedure to restrict access to online gambling and pornography in Australia would require a biometric component,…

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