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GSA calls for assessment of demographic factors on biometric proofing checks

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is planning a research study assessing the impact of demographic factors on biometric and…

 

New ways to separate noise from signal trim processes to boost image quality

Image processing software maker Visionary.ai has launched a new real-time video denoiser designed to improve video quality. According to EdgeIR,…

 

Facial analysis still biased, press still confusing it with facial recognition

An assistant professor at the University of Maryland performed an audit of leading facial recognition services Government Technology claims, and…

 

Idemia claims fairest facial verification among most accurate algorithms in latest NIST test

Idemia’s scores in the latest Face Recognition Vendor Test for one-to-one verification show near-identical false match rates between different demographic…

 

Canadian judge sends face biometrics use by govt in refugee claim to review

A judicial review of Canada’s use of facial recognition in evaluating immigration claims has been ordered by a federal judge…

 

Rank One stands out in NIST test of image quality assessment for face biometrics

A benchmark of facial image quality assessment algorithms for preventing bad input from causing problems with face biometrics systems has…

 

What is the FRVT?

The Face Recognition Vendor Test is an ongoing program funded by the United States. It judges the many face biometrics…

 

Canadian academic report urges no facial recognition at legislature, reasons why sow confusion

Canada’s Parliamentary Protective Service is thinking about deploying face biometrics around the country’s legislature. As part of that process, the…

 

Deep-learning advance improves facial recognition for people wearing veils

A team of researchers spanning Asia, Europe and U.S. universities say they used a convolutional neural network to extract characteristics…

 

Lossy image compression negatively affects facial recognition algorithms, research shows

Experimental research by a team from the Department of Computer Science in the University of Durham, UK, demonstrates that image…

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