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Alibaba explains development of facial biometric access control system for people wearing masks

Alibaba has trained an “eye recognition” algorithm along with a mask detection model to perform biometric identification of people wearing…

 

Vintra claims success tackling bias in AI facial recognition

Working to end racial and ethnic bias in artificial intelligence (AI)-based biometric facial recognition, Vintra, a provider of AI-powered video…

 

UK commission wants delay of automated facial recognition, predictive algorithms in policing

The UK’s Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has requested a suspension of the use of biometric automated facial recognition…

 

DHS Science and Technology calls for 2020 Biometric Technology Rally submissions

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has announced the opening of submissions for its 2020…

 

Fashion and makeup designed to throw off biometric algorithms

Surveillance Technology Oversight Project (STOP), Executive Director Albert Fox Cahn believes creative cosmetics and facial make-up can “throw off many…

 

Google responds to limitations of gender labels in facial analysis by removing them to avoid bias

Google has removed gender labels from its Cloud Vision API to avoid bias or misclassification of people with its facial…

 

Qualcomm helps German startup sell its skin-sensing liveness sensor

Biometric liveness testing reportedly is taking a big step forward in a Qualcomm accelerator program with a new algorithm that…

 

Biometrics group comes out swinging after NIST face-scan report

If the International Biometrics + Identity Association had wished to put skeptics and opponents of facial recognition technology on blast,…

 

AI bias creep is a problem that’s hard to fix

On the heels of a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) study on demographic differentials of biometric facial recognition…

 

Rank One claims a victory in NIST’s new benchmark for biometric face-scan memory use

A key U.S. government standards agency has begun tabulating runtime memory use by facial recognition algorithms, and a Colorado-based software…

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