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Startup Vaak offers AI surveillance software to predict shoplifting before it happens

Japanese startup Vaak has developed artificial intelligence software it says can analyze behavior in footage from retail surveillance cameras to…

 

Microsoft denies partnership with Chinese biometric surveillance firm SenseNets

Microsoft has denied the existence of any partnership with SenseNets, and asked SenseNets to remove the Microsoft logo from its…

 

U.S. Congress moves to regulate facial recognition technology

The Commercial Facial Recognition Privacy Act has been introduced in the U.S. Senate with bipartisan sponsorship from Senators Brian Schatz…

 

Brexit drama blocking public and political debate on facial recognition surveillance by UK police

Fans entering an upcoming Six Nations rugby championship match between Wales and Ireland will be scanned against a wanted list…

 

CloudWalk re-identification technology extends facial biometric tracking with improved accuracy

CloudWalk has developed re-identification technology that can track a person by clothing, hairstyle, and posture, to extend and supplement facial…

 

Biometric technology used to prevent subletting in Beijing housing projects

A pilot program using facial recognition technology to prevent subletting in public rental housing projects has been underway in Beijing…

 

Biometrics and AI vision technologies deployed in Hong Kong and UK prisons to prevent drug use

Hong Kong is testing AI vision and prisoner-tracking technologies and the UK has completed a trial of iris and facial…

 

Constitutional rights group recommends laws limiting facial biometrics use by U.S. law enforcement

The Project on Government Oversight’s (POGO’s) Constitution Project has released a report on the potential impact of law enforcement using…

 

Singapore Home Affairs creates science and tech agency as biometrics use increases

The new science and technology agency of Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs will focus on biometrics and other advanced technologies…

 

Thermo Fisher and American genetics expert awaken to misuse of DNA technology by China

Yale University geneticist Dr. Kenneth Kidd, who along with Thermo Fisher Scientific provided China’s government with the materials it needed…

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