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Biometrics industry stocks this week

As the biometrics industry continues to grow Biometric Update is bringing a new focus to the stories around the stocks…

 

Facebook lobbying against facial recognition laws

Facebook has intensified its state lobbying in the wake of an ongoing lawsuit filed in Illinois, but is doing so…

 

Facebook facial recognition lawsuit put on hold

Facebook Inc.’s attempts to evade legal action alleging it illegally collected biometric data using facial recognition software have been temporarily…

 

Facebook says Illinois biometrics privacy law violates constitution

Facebook Inc. says an Illinois biometrics law that prevents interstate-sharing of facial recognition data violates the U.S. Constitution ( In…

 

Facebook picks up facial recognition startup FacioMetrics

Facebook has acquired facial recognition startup FacioMetrics for an undisclosed amount. Using facial image analysis to determine emotions, FacioMetrics is…

 

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…

 

Facebook photos could be used to dupe facial recognition

In a presentation delivered at the Usenix security conference earlier this month, security and computer vision researchers from the University…

 

Facebook request to dismiss privacy lawsuit rejected

According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, a federal judge has rejected Facebook’s request to dismiss a potential…

 

Facebook AI technology describes photos to blind users

Earlier this week, Facebook introduced a new feature for iOS users who are visually impaired that reads the contents of…

 

Biometrics and border management, voice, fingerprint and facial recognition trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Border management…

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