facial recognition


Axxon Next 4.2.1 enhances facial recognition, forensic search plus security and privacy settings

AxxonSoft has updated the Axxon Next VMS with myriad new features and configuration options around video analytics, archive search, privacy masking and more. Read More

Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches strategy for civil liberties and human rights

The national surveillance camera strategy for England and Wales has been updated with the addition of a strategy plan for ‘human rights, data and technology’. Read More

3 trends in video content analytics for 2019

With 2019 now underway Trevor Matz, CEO of BriefCam, offers three predictions for what trends we can expect to see in video surveillance and analytics this year, with AI, along with facial recognition and the cloud, to the fore. Read More

AI start-up AnyVision is first beneficiary of Qualcomm Ventures’ $100m AI fund

AnyVision, a developer of face, body and object recognition technology, is the first beneficiary of Qualcomm Ventures’ $100m fund for […] Read More

Facial recognition boom: surveillance fears could be assuaged by built-in privacy protection

The CEO of a pioneer in facial recognition believes development is driven by a desire to protect the public and – providing organisations procure systems with appropriate privacy protection – technology can focus on suspected criminals and “ignore everyone else”. Read More

Automated facial recognition can benefit society – if we support its development properly

Cloudview CEO and founder James Wickes says the debate about facial recognition should not be framed in simplistic "good versus bad" terms. Instead "we need to move away from a challenge/response model into a more collaborative one." Read More

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



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