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Facial recognition controversies draw increasing attention

Controversy continues to swirl around biometric facial recognition, with U.S. House Committee hearings, legal challenges, and new revelations about who…

 

German facial biometrics startup Saffe touts overall top-15 NIST testing result

Saffe Ltd. has placed 14th in the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT), based…

 

CBP does not have data to assess racial bias in Biometric Exit facial recognition

U.S. Customs and Border Protection does not gather data on race and ethnicity, and therefore is not able to assess…

 

Facial recognition deployment by Queensland Police for Commonwealth Games largely unsuccessful

The facial recognition system used by the Queensland Police Service (QPS) during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games did not…

 

Oregon police using Amazon facial biometrics with suspect sketches and dead bodies

Police in Washington County, Oregon have used facial biometrics technology in attempts to identify dead bodies, unconscious suspects, people who…

 

Report indicates facial biometric accuracy improving but image quality could help further

A team of researchers from the Florida Institute of Technology and the University of Notre Dame have found generally higher…

 

Canada border agency investigating possible bias of biometric airport kiosks

Automated biometric primary inspection kiosks (PIKs) at Canadian airports may have higher error rates when processing people from certain ethnic…

 

FBI not following GAO recommendations for face biometrics but expanding iris recognition work

A series of six recommendations made by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to the FBI in May, 2016 to…

 

Reports says attention to “pipeline” has not helped diversity crisis in artificial intelligence industry

Women are severely underrepresented in the field of artificial intelligence, and visible minorities even more so, and fixing the “pipeline”…

 

Innovatrics wins NIST FRVT 1:1 Wild category with highest biometric accuracy

Innovatrics has scored a win in the “Wild” category of NIST’s Ongoing Facial Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) 1:1, providing a…

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