Masked protestors at Black Lives Matter protests are tripping face recognition tech used by police, as error rates are as high as 50 pc.
28 Jul 2020 6:53 PM
Civil rights advocates had challenged an upstate district’s adoption of the technology as part of its security plans.
24 Jul 2020 7:36 PM
Information Commissioners of UK and Australia are scrutinising the US startup on violations of user privacy.
09 Jul 2020 9:21 PM
The Detroit police has been challenged over face recognition flaws, bias, especially as it is prone to errors identifying people of colour.
24 Jun 2020 6:44 PM
Although firms like IBM have said it will no longer supply face scan software to police, several other players making the technology would.
18 Jun 2020 10:37 PM
Companies that dominate the market in the US are less well known, including the Tokyo-based NEC and European companies Idemia and Gemalto.
12 Jun 2020 4:26 PM
Two days ago, IBM announced that it would stop selling facial recognition tech for general purposes to prevent its use in racial profiling.
11 Jun 2020 6:40 PM
CEO Arvind Krishna says IBM no longer offers general purpose facial recognition software, won't condone use of any tech against human rights
09 Jun 2020 7:13 PM
Over three-fourths of 1,000 people surveyed by cybersecurity firm Nortonlifelock supported the use of facial recognition for law enforcement
07 Apr 2020 6:43 PM
As a minority investor, Microsoft does not have enough oversight to ensure that the startup’s tech is not used for mass surveillance
28 Mar 2020 2:27 PM
Who is to stop governments from continuing to use surveillance technologies even after the pandemic is brought under control?
27 Mar 2020 6:16 PM
From Fitbit bands to smart watches, intelligent speakers to pacemakers, modern tech is helping cops to nab criminals like never before
13 Mar 2020 4:13 PM
The technology could alert law enforcement to loan defaulters and other fugitives trying to flee the country
12 Mar 2020 7:19 PM
A group holds monthly silent walks through various parts of London to raise awareness about the technology used for rampant surveillance
08 Mar 2020 3:44 PM
The cameras will be put to work within a month in operational deployments of around 5-6 hours at potential crime hotspots.
27 Jan 2020 11:33 AM
It offers a rare public space for reflection on increasingly pervasive surveillance by tech companies and the government.
25 Dec 2019 4:35 PM
The department said Thursday that it has no plans to expand facial recognition to US citizens.
09 Dec 2019 8:33 AM
The probe reflects growing unease about facial recognition surveillance in the United States.
18 Nov 2019 7:48 AM
Pune’s airport shall soon have facial recognition systems for entry, boarding, and security checks according to reports from the city.
19 Sep 2019 12:38 PM
After successful completion of the trial, the DIAL said facial recognition would be officially launched at Terminal 3.
07 Sep 2019 10:48 AM