Tag search results
Tags let us describe our content with keywords, making it easier to find what you're most interested in. Use the search box to look for tags, or explore our coverage with the lists below.
A Black man who was wrongly arrested after the use of facial recognition technology by Detroit police will have his DNA, fingerprints and mugshot removed from law enforcement files, officials said Friday.
Microsoft says it is pulling its investments from a controversial facial-recognition startup that scans faces at Israeli military checkpoints
LONDON — As night falls in London, Georgina Rowlands and Anna Hart start applying makeup. Instead of lipstick and eyeliner, they’re covering their faces with geometric shapes. Rowlands has long narrow blue triangles and thin white rectangles crisscrossing her face. Hart has a collection of red, orange and white angular shapes on hers.
Agencies using facial recognition technology would be required to test it for accuracy and bias to make sure it’s accountable, under a bill that passed Friday in the House.
Several local animal shelters are partnering with a technology company to offer facial recognition service to people looking for lost pets.
London police started using facial recognition cameras on Tuesday to automatically scan for wanted people, as authorities adopt the technology that has raised concerns about increased surveillance and erosion of privacy.
Payment service Venmo joined YouTube and Twitter on Wednesday in demanding that a facial recognition company stop harvesting user images to identify the people in them, which the startup does as part of its work with police.
London police will start using facial recognition cameras to pick out suspects from street crowds in real time, in a major advance for the controversial technology that raises worries about automated surveillance and erosion of privacy rights.
An unregulated, controversial technology is coming to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport: Facial recognition.
Delta Air Lines has begun using facial recognition technology at Los Angeles International Airport, installing cameras to identify passengers at one boarding gate and has plans to add more.
Amazon announces its facial recognition program used by Washington state police can now detect emotion drawing concerns from privacy advocates.
The Downtown Spokane Partnership will offer up to $2,500 in matching rebates for property owners who make changes to their building’s exterior such as security cameras and blocking hidden spaces.
A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photographs – including from driver’s licenses, passports and mugshots – that can be searched using facial recognition technology.
Facial recognition technology was already seeping into everyday life – from your photos on Facebook to police scans of mugshots – when Joy Buolamwini noticed a serious glitch: Some of the software couldn’t detect dark-skinned faces like hers.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection aims to utilize facial recognition at 20 major international airports on 16,300 flights per week by 2021. The technology is already being used at 17 international airports.
Two researchers say Amazon’s facial-recognition technology has a lot of trouble identifying darker-skinned women.
Modern technology means your face is both your identity and a commodity – but as an exhibition going on display in London shows, that technology is far from perfect.
Amazon’s facial recognition tools incorrectly identified Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., and 27 other members of Congress as people arrested for a crime during a test commissioned by the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California, the watchdog said Thursday.
The surveillance system that has kept watch on students entering Lockport schools for over a decade is getting a novel upgrade. Facial recognition technology soon will check each face against a database of expelled students, sex offenders and other possible troublemakers. It could be the start of a trend as more schools fearful of shootings consider adopting the technology.
Microsoft is calling for government regulation on facial-recognition software, one of its key technologies, saying such artificial intelligence is too important and potentially dangerous for tech giants to police themselves.