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Biometric Update regularly writes articles about facial recognition. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news about facial recognition. More tags may be explored by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Idemia claims fairest facial verification among most accurate algorithms in latest NIST test

Idemia’s scores in the latest Face Recognition Vendor Test for one-to-one verification show near-identical false match rates between different demographic…

 

Days of facial recognition discussions uncover a tricky future for policymakers

The U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine asked for a data dump on facial recognition, and for better…

 

Campaign groups demand new London police boss end facial recognition use on first day in job

Fourteen campaign groups including Big Brother Watch, Liberty and Black Lives Matter wrote an open letter to new London Metropolitan…

 

Canadian judge sends face biometrics use by govt in refugee claim to review

A judicial review of Canada’s use of facial recognition in evaluating immigration claims has been ordered by a federal judge…

 

Pakistan safe city project stalls with nearly 1K facial recognition cameras not functioning

Since it was rolled out in 2016, the Lahore safe city project in Punjab province has been facing major challenges,…

 

Rank One stands out in NIST test of image quality assessment for face biometrics

A benchmark of facial image quality assessment algorithms for preventing bad input from causing problems with face biometrics systems has…

 

Paravision face biometrics contract with US Air Force expands

Computer vision firm Paravision has received an increase in funding for its U.S. Air Force Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)…

 

Wicket, CyberLink, Synaptics form partnerships for biometrics at the edge

Several companies have recently formed partnerships to deploy biometric and edge tools for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Verizon partnered…

 

EDRi, Statewatch call for ban of EU-wide police facial recognition system

The European Commission’s ‘Prüm II’ legislation may amplify the risks of state overreach and biometric mass surveillance and should therefore…

 

Biometrics growth collides with overall market conditions in potential blockbuster deals

Biometrics M&A activity and rumor stole the top headlines of the week on Biometric Update, with Idemia’s prospective sale set…

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