facial recognition


Commercial AI programmes show sexist, racist tendencies

Feb 13 2018

Commercial facial-analysis artificial intelligence programmes tend to demonstrate skin-type and gender biases, a study has found.

Over a billion smartphones to have facial recognition in 2020

Feb 08 2018

"However, according to our estimates, close to 60 per cent of all smartphones with facial recognition will use 3D technology in 2020."

New Facebook face recognition tools to help you manage identity

Dec 20 2017

To help people better manage their identity on Facebook, the social media giant has launched new facial recognition features.

Malcolm Turnbull pushes for facial recognition database

Oct 04 2017

Malcolm Turnbull said that his government has proposed a measure to include photographs and driving license information in the facial recognition database.

Facebook to introduce facial recognition for account security

Sep 30 2017

Facebook is working on a facial recognition feature to help users secure the account and verify identity.

Chinese airlines introduces facial recognition

Jun 29 2017

China Southern Airlines became the country's first carrier to use facial recognition at an airport in Nanyang city, an official said.

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