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Big Brother Watch takes UK police to court over use of public facial recognition as trials continue

Civil liberties group Big Brother Watch has filed a legal challenge to the use of automatic facial recognition by UK…

 

Toronto Declaration calls for application of human rights frameworks to machine learning

Human rights organizations have launched a document calling for the framework of international human rights law to be applied to…

 

JNCTN, FinGo, Unum ID, Corsight, Clarifai add talent to seize digital ID growth opportunities

Various biometric and artificial intelligence (AI) focused firms have made management, board and advisory role appointments this past week. JNCTN…

 

Industry still asking, does AI have gaydar? Should it?

Opposition is growing in the EU to facial recognition algorithms billed as being able to accurately assign genders and sexual…

 

Huawei, Megvii, SenseTime patents describing biometric ethnicity detection, tracking revealed

Huawei and other China-based firms have attempted to protect technologies related to their ethnicity-tracking biometrics with patents, IPVM has discovered. The tech…

 

Biometrics planned for AnyVision JV’s first drones for military use

Israeli defense contractor Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has announced its first use case which incorporates AnyVision‘s technology, through the joint…

 

Huawei allegedly partnered on more biometric ethnicity-tracking systems

Reports have surfaced about Huawei’s partnerships with companies that further implicate the company in collaboration on discriminatory surveillance product development…

 

HRW calls for public biometric surveillance system changes in Russia and Argentina

Expansions of facial recognition systems are continuing around the globe, but some governments may not be following best practices and…

 

Biometrics offerings for keeping people safe at work and making payments jostle for market position

Anticipation for broad deployments of biometrics for contactless work processes is exceeded only by excitement for the commercialization of fingerprint…

 

Megvii gets green light for $500 million Hong Kong IPO

Chinese artificial intelligence unicorn Megvii received a green light from the stock exchange for $500 million Hong Kong IPO, Reuters…

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