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Real-time text search technique wins patent for face images lacking tags

A little-known startup in Arizona has been granted a U.S. patent for a neural network capable of searching facial images…

 

UK House of Lords consider issues around biometrics, facial recognition

As the House of Lords Justice and Home Affairs Committee hears from experts how technologies such as facial recognition are…

 

Biometrics Institute calls for papers reflecting on industry advances

The Biometrics Institute has announced a call for papers that reflect on the growth and change within the industry to…

 

Risk of foreign biometric surveillance highlighted by UK Commissioner

The UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner Professor Fraser Sampson has written a new letter to Baroness Williams, Minister of…

 

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…

 

Alan Turing Institute call for papers ahead of trustworthy digital identity conference

The Alan Turing Institute is running a virtual conference on trustworthy digital identity on 13 September 2021 and is calling for…

 

Indian govt using face biometrics at COVID vaccination centers

India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has admitted to using face biometrics technology for online verification of people…

 

Lord Holmes discusses state of digital identity in the UK

Lord Holmes has been a Member of the House of Lords since 2013. He is also a member of the…

 

Who’s the next U.S. funder to get tangled in Washington’s China sanctions

Before last week, those paying close attention to who was sanctioned by the U.S. government for involvement with China’s repression…

 

Europe heading for ‘open-ended biometric mass surveillance’: report

Unlawful biometric mass surveillance practices in the European Union go even deeper than previously reported and are accelerating towards becoming…

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