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Close-set eyes, thin mouth, sharp nose — AI sums your face for political affiliation

A researcher claims he can divine the politics of individuals using a facial recognition algorithm. The biometric algorithm, applied by…

 

FTC declares facial recognition surveillance tech dangerous, warns against federal privacy pre-emption

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has come out swinging against facial recognition, issuing a proposed settlement with Paravision which Law Street reports…

 

BCTC completes first round of Android face biometrics testing for Thundersoft algorithms

The Bank Card Test Center (BCTC) has completed its first round of testing for Android face biometrics products, testing two…

 

EU agency pushing for research into how AI will affect fundamental human rights

In a world awash in new authoritarian sentiment, it is notable that the European Union has published a lengthy report…

 

CyberLink’s FaceMe 1:N biometric accuracy among top-ranked by NIST

CyberLink Corp. announced its ranking as a global top ten vendor after its FaceMe AI facial recognition engine earned high…

 

DHS Biometric Technology Rally early findings suggest improved recognition of mask wearers

The first phase of the 2020 Biometric Technology Rally took place at the Maryland Test Facility (MdTF) in September and…

 

US senators ask online proctor firms for evidence they are fighting biometrics bias

Allegations of bias in proctoring software will never be the motivating controversy that is bias in policing facial recognition software,…

 

Face biometrics accuracy identifying mask wearers improves in latest NIST FRVT report

Facial recognition accuracy remains significantly lower when subjects’ faces are covered, but error rates have dropped by around a quarter…

 

AI cannot help humanity if it cannot help an individual: UK report

Whatever the ultimate impact may be of a report by UK experts in algorithmic bias, the document already has succeeded…

 

For image recognition systems the world still looks like ‘Daddy Knows Best’ — research

A U.S.-European team of researchers say image recognition systems “mimic and even amplify real-world bias” involving men and women. The…

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