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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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2012-08-14 20:17:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online I just checked. It´s not April 1st. It might, however, be the beginning stages of the apocalypse. Perhaps it´s time to begin tying up any personal loose ends or perform any long-forgotten religious rituals. Development group RedPepper Labs (the same group who created the incredibly clever Siri-controlled beer truck, Beeri) have created one of the most frightening and unholy devices in recent history, called...

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...

2012-07-09 11:25:10

Photographs of faces may not be adequate proof of a person's identity and this could have serious implications for the accuracy of passport photographs in determining identity. Research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) shows that an image of a person may look strikingly different from one image to the next. We are told not to smile in our passport photos as a smile distorts the face; but the opposite may actually be true, and a poker face may be the one which distorts...

2012-07-03 23:02:32

Next generation biometric technologies market research report segments biometric technology by type such as face recognition, finger print recognition, voice recognition, iris recognition & signature recognition. (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 According to a new market research report “Next Generation Biometric Technologies Market — Global Forecast & Analysis (2012 — 2017)” published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), the total biometric...

Facebook Gets All Up In Your Face.com With Acquisition
2012-06-18 13:23:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com Facebook has bought Israel-based facial recognition start-up website Face.com, resolving rumors that have been circulating around for weeks. Face.com was founded in 2007, and the site offers both desktop and mobile products that scan a user's photos to identify faces, making tagging photos on Facebook more efficient. The acquisition will allow the world's largest social networking site to make it possible for faster tagging from mobile devices. The...


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