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.

 

Facial recognition up to 30% more accurate now than in 2010: NIST report

Facial recognition algorithms are up to 30 percent more accurate than they were in 2010, according to a recent NIST…

 

Coke trials facial recognition vending machines in Australia

In Australia, the vending machines have eyes. Well, 50 of them do. According to a report in Business Insider Australia,…

 

Why scapegoating face recognition technology as privacy wormhole doesn’t solve anything

Facial recognition technology is facing a blitz of negative media with wormhole-like theories that this technology results in mass surveillance,…

 

NSA collects facial recognition quality images from intercepted communications: report

The NSA has been harvesting images from communications it intercepts for facial recognition processing. This according to a report in…

 

Use of facial recognition for law enforcement controversial in Taiwan

The National Police Agency has denied accusations that it has violated the law and human rights with its biometric facial…

 

Identity E2E and Allevate launch biometric media exploitation system in the cloud

Identity E2E and Allevate have announced the cloud-hosted availability of MXSERVER, a facial recognition software that automates forensic bulk processing of media…

 

Cognitec updates facial recognition system, adds B8 algorithm

Cognitec Systems has just launched Version 5.2 of its FaceVACS-VideoScan facial recognition system. According to the company, the new update includes…

 

Top Biometrics News Stories, Week of May 25

Biometrics Week in Review: Samsung to expand biometrics use, Indian election to impact Aadhaar, new mobile healthcare and fitness app,…

 

ACLU wants legislation to enforce facial recognition privacy measures

While the American Civil Liberties Union has endorsed the use of a voluntary code of conduct for companies to utilize…

 

Canadian academics, privacy groups issue statement against mass spying

In Canada this week, a number of academics have become signatories to a statement calling upon governments to reign in…

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