facial recognition News Stream ▼

Pioneer Of Facial Recognition Technology Worried About Abuse

05/18/2014, A lot of technology was probably developed with the best intentions, but at the same time have also shown that it can also be abused. Facial recognition is such a technology, and in a recent report by The New York Times, it seems that one of the pioneers...

Glasses That Stop Google Glass Facial Recognition Created

06/23/2013, A group of researchers based at the National Institute of Informatics in Japan have created glasses lined with 11 near-infrared LEDs that are capable of protecting the user from facial recognition feature of Google Glass.

Google Glass Gets Its First Facial Recognition Application

05/14/2013, We’ve seen some Google Glass-specific applications starting to be developed like the Glass to Facebook app and Reddit app, but finally, a facial recognition application has been developed that takes Google’s original theory of what could be...

Facial Recognition Software Resulted In Over 2,500 Arrests

03/06/2013, According to New York state officials, the DMV’s implementation of facial recognition software when it comes to driver’s licenses from the dawn of 2010 onwards, has managed to result in over 2,500 arrests of guilty people who attempt to steal...

Facial Recognition Thwarted With New Glasses

01/20/2013, How many of you out there use Face Unlock on your Android-powered smartphone? How about computers, do you think that the function of facial recognition is a suitable form of security for your data? I don’t think so, as someone can always capture a...

FTC Weighs on Facial Recognition Data and Services

10/22/2012, It’s not new that Facial Recognition does work: London had built an extensive security apparatus around that in recent years. There is also no question that the technology itself has become very reliable, but what’s new is that it has made its...

Denso unveils drowsiness monitor for drivers

12/06/2011, Driving outstation can be quite a tiring experience, especially if you travel alone. This usually results in a long and boring drive and usually along the way you start to feel a little drowsy. This can prove to be rather dangerous as you may accidentally...

Magisto debuts automatic video editing service

09/20/2011, When you come across YouTube videos, we’re sure that there are some amateur made ones that look incredibly professional, and you probably wonder how on earth did they do that? So you whip out Windows Movie Maker or iMovie in an attempt to recreate...

Facial recognition advertising now available

08/26/2011, Remember the movie Minority Report and how stores and advertisements would be able to recognize a person and greet them accordingly? For those who may not have watched the movie or have forgotten, there are scenes in the movie where Tom Cruise’s...

Facial recognition IDs apes

08/15/2011, You know, there was no need for facial recognition technology for apes in The Rise of the Planet of the Apes when it came to identifying Caesar – this ringleader certainly knew how to get to the top of the command chain with his wit and allies from...

Facebook facial recognition declared illegal in Germany

08/04/2011, Despite Facebook recently making it easier to opt out of facial recognition photo tagging, it looks like the social network is still taking heat for its service. Germany has just declared the feature as a violation of “the right to anonymity”...

iOS 5 has face detection API for developers

07/25/2011, If you thought the selection of apps available on iOS devices now was impressive, wait ’til you hear about what iOS 5 will bring to the table. According to reports online – iOS 5 is going to include face detection technology, and the best part is...

Google buys facial-recognition company, Pittpatt

07/25/2011, Previously there have been rumors about Google starting a facial recognition service (which were disputed by Google) but now, it looks like those rumors are about to come true. Pittpatt, a company that specializes in “reliable facial recognition...