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Facebook’s latest facial recognition feature will not be launched in Europe in immediate future

Facebook recently rolled out a new service called “Moments” that expands the use of its “faceprint” technology, however, the feature…

 

Facebook lawsuit calls collection of biometrics data illegal

A new class action suit against Facebook alleges that the social media giant violated its users’ privacy rights to acquire…

 

Android app FotoTiger uses facial recognition technology for photo management

Face recognition software developer Applied Recognition announced it has launched FotoTiger for Facebook, a free Android app that allows Facebook…

 

Facebook reintroduces facial recognition feature in European Union

Facebook has been quietly restoring elements of its face recognition services in Europe, two years after data privacy advocates removed…

 

Face Guardian launches facial recognition-based image protection service

Face Guardian, an identity theft monitoring service of Face Data, announced it has launched an image protection service that uses…

 

Top biometrics news stories, week of June 29

Biometrics Week in Review: fingerprint payment systems, voice biometrics for telephone banking, biometrics at U.S. border, IBIA “best practices” document,…

 

Chinese University researchers achieve 99.15% facial recognition accuracy

A team of researchers from the Chinese University of Hong Kong has reportedly achieved an accuracy rate of 99.15% with…

 

Top biometrics news stories, week of June 22

Biometrics Week in Review: New biometrics testing facility, Facebook rejects biometrics, Nuance Communications, biometrics market valuation, Aadhaar and NPR, biometric…

 

Facebook rejects biometrics to embrace QR codes

Facebook engineer Gregg Stefancik has stated that he would like his company to eventually move away from using passwords, but…

 

Facebook looks to beef up facial recognition tagging with DeepFace

Basic facial recognition software is getting pretty good at recognizing well-light faces looking straight at the camera, but 3D visualizing…

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