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.

 

Lines hardening in the battle for facial recognition’s use by law enforcement

A moratorium on use of biometrics for surveillance by all federal agencies was proposed last week by two U.S. Senators…

 

Requirements for India’s national law enforcement face biometrics system updated to help domestic bids

The tender for a national biometric facial recognition system in India has been revised by the National Crime Records Bureau…

 

Contactless biometrics with temperature screening pitched by FlowCentric and Eldir, NEC

South Africa’s FlowCentric and Eldir have jointly developed a facial recognition and thermal detection solution for access control to help business…

 

Fintech, investment companies choose remote biometrics for digital identity onboarding

French AI startup ubble has secured over €10 million (US$11.2 million) in funding led by Partech and Breega to invest…

 

Bringing order to biometrics purchases and use by police to be a tough fight

New federal legislation that would sic science on biometrics in policing faces a nearly vertical climb even as a majority…

 

ID.me raises $8.3M in new capital amid demand surge for selfie biometrics and ID checks

During the pandemic, digital identity verification company ID.me has raised new capital worth some $8.3 million, out of a $12.5…

 

Public health and retail biometric facial recognition applications expand amid uneven trust environment

A survey by the European Union’s agency for fundamental rights (FRA) shows that only 6 percent of consumers are willing…

 

Algorithmic Justice League founder Joy Buolamwini signs book deal with Random House

Joy Buolamwini, Ghanaian-American computer scientist, digital activist and founder of the Algorithmic Justice League (AJL), has sealed a book deal with Random…

 

Facial biometrics ban in Boston for local government use, flouted best practices cause concern

The dynamics of the biometric facial recognition market may be shifting, as failures by police to follow best practices for…

 

Face biometrics use in U.S. schools, policing, airports and public housing faces legal challenges and questions

A lawsuit over the use of biometric facial recognition in schools has been filed by the New York Civil Liberties…

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