facial recognition


“Perpetual, irrevocable”: The privacy implications of FaceApp and facial recognition

Twitter users were happily sharing hilarious, elderly, wrinkled selfies of their future selves under the hashtag #faceappchallenge – then somebody pointed out FaceApp was developed by a Russian company. Read More

Proxyclick to unveil face recognition-equipped visitor management solution at IFSEC International 2019

From facial recognition and external watch lists, to the most comprehensive suite of access control integrations on the market, Proxyclick is set to showcase the industry’s most enhanced solution to visitor security at IFSEC International 2019. Read More

Facial Recognition and GDPR: Behind the scenes at IFSEC International

An event on IFSEC International’s scale requires an enormous amount of preparation and organisation. With over 27,000 security professionals in […] Read More

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



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