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Facebook Facial Recognition Tool Removed in Europe
2012-09-22 09:09:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A controversial facial-recognition tool that points out when registered Facebook users could be tagged in photos uploaded to the popular social network has been disabled for new European users and will be completely removed from the system within a month's time, various media outlets reported Friday. According to BBC News Technology Reporter Zoe Kleinman, the decision comes in the wake of changes recommended by the Data Protection...

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...

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...

2012-06-06 05:33:15

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Contrary to earlier reports, a new study suggests that soy protein may not preserve overall thinking abilities in women over the age of 45, but may improve memory related to facial recognition. “Our study provides strong evidence that soy supplements should not be used by post menopausal women with the main goal of enhancing overall cognitive ability,” as quoted by Victor W. Henderson, MD, MS, with Stanford University. For the study, 313 healthy...

2012-04-07 23:01:35

In the iPhone/iPad game "NoseBall" the user's face transforms into a real time controller, as the user battles gravity and the insatiable need for balls to bounce. With the fastest facial recognition techniques in the App Store, NoseBall is a unique, revolutionary and awesome little game! (PRWEB) April 07, 2012 Just recently, the new app NoseBall has been released in the iTunes App Store. NoseBall is the first augmented reality, facial recognition game for the iPhone, iPad or iPod. In the...

2012-03-19 19:13:45

A team of researchers that includes a USC scientist has methodically demonstrated that a face's features or constituents — more than the face per se — are the key to recognizing a person. Their study, which goes against the common belief that brains process faces "holistically," appears this month in Psychological Science. In addition to shedding light on the way the brain functions, these results may help scientists understand rare facial recognition disorders. Humans...


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