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Ability To Imitate Facial Features Depends On Visual Feedback
2012-12-27 18:11:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New studies by British researchers have provided hard evidence of what most of us know intuitively — that the ability to imitate the expressions and gestures of others can ease conversations and lubricate social situations. Using cutting edge computer software, the team of scientists has demonstrated that our ability to mimic facial expressions depends largely on the ability to learn through visual feedback. The so-called...

FTC Wants To Make Facial Recognition Less Creepy
2012-10-23 12:17:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In August, an ad agency with offices in Atlanta and Nashville began making headlines with an invention called Facedeals. The most basic and general idea behind Facedeals is straightforward enough: Consumers who check in to certain establishments on Facebook will get special deals from said establishment. The kicker here, however, is the way these customers are checked in to these establishments online: Facial Recognition. A...

2012-09-25 04:20:06

Seoul, Sept 25, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Suprema Inc., a leading provider of biometric technology, announced today that it has won Innovative Achievement Award in Detektor International Award 2012 with FaceStation, the world's fastest face recognition access control terminal. The awards ceremony was held in conjunction with the SKYDD 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden on the 19th of September and total of twelve products has been awarded from Access Control, Alarm & Detection and CCTV categories....

2012-09-24 22:07:25

People often remark that people of a different race "all look alike." However, when we have trouble recognizing people from another race, it may actually have little to do with the other person's race. Instead, new research finds that that we can improve our memory of members of another race by identifying ourselves as part of the same group. Such identification could improve everything from race relations to eyewitness identification. "One of the most robust phenomena in social perception...

2012-09-18 23:02:40

Government and intelligence communities to gain advanced mobile face biometric solutions for identity resolution Conway, NH (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 Animetrics, a leading developer of advanced 3D facial recognition and identity management solutions for military, intelligence and law enforcement, is pleased to announce a strategic alliance with Raptor Identification Systems, Inc., makers of ruggedized Android 4.0-based mobile devices that combine leading edge biometric technologies with...

Facial Recognition Added To FBI's Arsenal
2012-09-10 11:04:59

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While we still may have no clue as to why the FBI had some 12 million Apple UDIDs, the fact they are now in the hands of a hacking collective is enough reason to question the federal agency´s ability to keep data safe. So, while it may be good news for some that the FBI is finally moving away from the relatively ancient fingerprint system for identifying criminals to facial recognition, some privacy groups are beginning...

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2012-08-15 21:47:42

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information will be looking into whether Facebook facial recognition technology breaks privacy policies. The data protection watchdog said it will be reopening proceedings against the social network's technology on Wednesday. The proceedings initially stopped pending negotiations between Facebook and the Irish Commissioner for Data Protection. Facebook utilizes its...


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