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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...

Facial Recognition Software Gets Wary Thumbs-Down By Senator
2012-07-19 13:21:46

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The use of facial recognition technologies is growing, both for law enforcement use and in social networks such as Facebook and Google+. The increasing use of such technology has members of the US Senate concerned over privacy and civil liberties with its use, writes Dara Kerr for CNET. Minnesota Senator Al Franken said that in law enforcement, the use of facial recognition “will catch criminals,” but “could come at...

2012-07-17 23:01:24

New office to provide local support for federal contracts and strategic partnerships. Conway, N.H. (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 Animetrics, a leading developer of advanced 3D facial recognition and identity management solutions for military, intelligence and law enforcement, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Washington, D.C., focused on research and development, strategic partnerships and federal business development. Opening in July, this local presence will strengthen the...


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