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Facebook disables feature after algorithm racism incident

Facebook has apologized and disabled an artificial intelligence algorithm said to be at the origin of a popped-up message labelling…

 

Idemia’s facial recognition accuracy confirmed as solution maintains top ranking in NIST FRVT

Idemia’s 1:N face biometric algorithm has again taken the number one spot on the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s…

 

SIA blasts misrepresentation of facial recognition studies

Reading articles about facial recognition in consumer publications could lead one to believe the technology is highly inaccurate and biased,…

 

Fine words from AI vendors, but actions on ethics are scarce

Can altruism be profitable for the AI-industrial complex? Maybe, but the board meeting on that topic has been pushed to…

 

NIST testing suggests best face biometrics algorithms for flight boarding already meet accuracy goal

Some vendors already meet the U.S. governments standards for facial recognition accuracy in relatively challenging biometric airplane-boarding scenarios across all…

 

DHS biometric privacy test of face-obscuring AI is more of a pop quiz

Perhaps noting the visibility that the U.S. federal agency NIST has gotten with its public AI-bias evaluations, Homeland Security’s Science…

 

U.S. watchdog wants law enforcement to follow basic biometrics rules to build trust

A U.S. government watchdog agency is pushing three policies, none of which should be a surprise, to increase trust in…

 

See no evil: Bad AI strategy, especially when alternative plans exist

A U.S. federal watchdog agency has defined four principles that its researchers say can build accountability into the creation and…

 

Ethnicity recognition found among Russian face biometrics providers’ features

A quartet of Russian biometrics providers have been found to have built ethnicity-recognition tools into facial recognition systems, like their…

 

South Asian group develops voice-based emotion recognition

Thai researchers say they have created an emotion-recognition dataset and models for speech biometrics. The data, which is free to…

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