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Alibaba demonstrates face recognition system at cashier-less concept café

Alibaba Group demonstrated a facial recognition-powered, cashier-less coffee shop earlier this month at its second Taobao Maker Festival, according to…

 

How government biometrics are moving into the private sector

This is a guest post by Ethan Ayer, CEO of Resilient Network Systems. Biometrics have been used in the government…

 

NTechLab facial recognition solution finds applications in retail, public safety

FindFace is finding applications in public safety, law enforcement and fraud prevention, according to a report by PYMNTS.com. Developed by…

 

UWE Bristol, Customer Clever to develop 3-D facial recognition system

The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has partnered with British facial recognition firm Customer Clever to develop…

 

Washington state House approves bill to protect consumers’ biometric data

The Washington state House has approved a bill by Rep. Jeff Morris to protect consumers’ biometric data. The House of…

 

Facebook claims it can collect user biometric data without consent

Ongoing advances in facial recognition technology enable companies to potentially profit from their user base’s biometric data, and privacy advocates…

 

NTechlab launches facial recognition as a service for businesses

Russian facial recognition developer NTechlab has released FindFace.Pro, a facial recognition as a service that uses a deep learning approach,…

 

The need for dialogue: biometrics are good

This is a guest post by David Menzies, a writer and public relations consultant at Innovative Public Relations. The fact…

 

Lawsuit filed against Snapchat for using biometric data without consent

Two men filed a class-action lawsuit against Snapchat under a 2008 Illinois state law that requires a company to obtain…

 

NTIA finalizes commercial facial recognition code of conduct

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) finalized its privacy guidelines for the commercial use of facial recognition last week….

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