facial recognition


Amazon’s mugshot AI fail and 5 other facial recognition controversies

Amazon’s facial recognition software erroneously flagged 28 members of Congress as having been arrested for crimes during tests run by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Read More

Panasonic’s new deep learning facial recognition platform Face Server is industry’s most accurate yet, NIST tests show

Face Server can identify faces at an angle of up to 45 degrees to the left or right or 30 degrees up or down, as well as those partially hidden by sunglasses and face masks. Read More

Still outperforming AI algorithms, the Met’s super recogniser unit now aims to tackle cross-racial bias

Speaking at the NSI Summit 2018, DCI Neville recalled how the 2011 London riots first established the stellar reputation of the Met’s super recognisers, and outlined the unit’s plans to get even better at identifying serial offenders and missing persons. Read More

“We’re much more flexible now”: Zak Doffman on delisting Digital Barriers

We caught up with Zak Doffman, CEO of Digital Barriers, to find out what prompted the recent MBO, what it means for customers and the expected direction of travel under private ownership. Read More

Driverless vehicles to feature facial recognition and video streaming from Digital Barriers

NEXT Future Transportation, a developer of self-driving technology, will integrate cognitive video software from Digital Barriers to provide better vehicle safety and security. Read More

Watch: iPhone X Facial ID fooled within week of launch by 10-year old boy

Cybersecurity researchers have found an ingenious way to fool Apple’s Face ID just a week after the launch of the […] Read More

Facial recognition needn’t infringe our privacy as the CCTV commissioner fears. Quite the opposite – if we get the tech right

Rather than obsessing over the legal implications, we should be exploring ways to make AI work for everyone, argues Cloudview founder James Wickes. Read More

A window to more than the soul? AI research raises troubling questions about privacy, profiling and wrongful arrest

The growing sophistication of facial recognition has generated considerable alarm in the media this week, even if it promises to eventually free us from the tyranny of myriad passwords and the ‘forgotten password’ process. Read More

Video-surveillance-as-a-service solution emerges from Digital Barriers-Morphean collaboration

Digital Barriers’ government-accredited video analytics and facial recognition solutions will now be available as part of a Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) solution across Morphean’s video surveillance platform. Read More

Exclusive: Facewatch founder urges government to protect facial recognition as crime-fighting tool

The Minister for Digital and Culture has offered reassurances over the impact of a data protection law coming into force next year on the use of facial recognition technology for crime-fighting purposes. Read More



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