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Explainer: Face Recognition

Humans often use faces to recognize individuals and advancements in computing capability over the past few decades now enable similar…

 

Canada to eavesdrop at airports, border crossings

Canada announced this week that it will begin using high-definition cameras and microphones capable of recording conversations between travelers at…

 

University Police implement Biometrics Access System

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) announced on Tuesday that it will be implementing a Biometrics Access System (BACSTM). The announcement…

 

U.S. cities increasingly using BRS Labs’ Biometric Surveillance

San Francisco is poised to become the latest city using AISight software to detect suspicious activity. Behavioral Recognition System Labs…

 

Privacy Compromised by Sharing of Biometric Databases

U.S. citizen’s privacy can be compromised by sharing of biometric databases among law enforcements and security agencies. That was a…

 

Security Cameras Gain Artificial Intelligence from MIT

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has created an artificial intelligence computer system for security camera systems that will help…

 

Indian city to use biometrics to curb absenteeism at health centers

The health department in Chandigarh, India is up in arms against the rising complaints of absenteeism in health centers and…

 

Europe proposes to share biometric refugee database with police

On May 30, the European Commission proposed that law enforcement officers of European Union member states be given access to…

 

Biometric Verification Mandatory for Nigeria Bank Customers

A new “know-your-customers” exercise will commence by the Central Bank of Nigeria on September 1, 2012.  The exercise aims to adopt…

 

U.S. Army Introducing Biometrics to Ground Operations

Recently, the 17th Infantry Brigade, which is part of the First Army Division, completed a seven-day biometrics training course. The…

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