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Masks mistaken for duct tape, researchers experiment to reduce human bias in biometrics

Arguing biometric facial recognition can often be biased, some researchers believe human intervention could solve the problem. However, humans can…

 

Academic researchers say YOLO, speed up image recognition tech

Academic researchers say they have managed to juggle two competing requirements for image recognition: improving both the accuracy and the…

 

Mask detection in line for possible call up to big league baseball, but without facial biometrics

A startup from California called Airspace has been in talks with several Major League Baseball teams about supplying mask detection…

 

Paravision biometrics take runner-up in NIST masked faces test, tops among non-Chinese companies

Paravision’s biometric facial recognition has been found to have the second-best accuracy for identifying people with masks among algorithms tested…

 

Portland face biometrics ban proposal reflects basic misunderstanding of the technology, IBIA says

Draft bills under consideration by the City of Portland to prohibit biometric facial recognition from being used by public and…

 

Facial expression recognition’s bias problem is glaring

No doubt having watched the attention being paid to racial bias in biometric facial recognition, a group of researchers looked…

 

NIST testing shows accuracy of face biometric algorithms developed pre-pandemic lowered by masks

Biometric facial recognition algorithms developed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic may be able to identify people wearing masks…

 

Stop waiting for society to wake up on biometrics. Here’s a plan to build trust

A new research paper finds that the capabilities of facial recognition and other biometric systems have vastly outpaced how the…

 

Mobile game company Artie releases demographic bias detection for voice technologies

Social media mobile game developer Artie has released the Artie Bias Corpus (ABC), a speech dataset that analyzes speech recognition…

 

U.S. Homeland Security fears mask use reduces public biometric surveillance effectiveness

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is concerned that COVID-19 measures recommending masks or making them mandatory in public spaces…

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