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iPhone X Face Data Can Be Shared With Developers

11/02/2017, Apple unveiled the iPhone X last month. The flagship smartphone comes with a new security feature called Face ID. It uses facial recognition technology to control access to the device. To calm privacy fears, Apple said during the announcement that all of...

Facebook Testing Facial Recognition For Account Recovery

10/01/2017, Facial recognition is no longer something that you see in science fiction movies or only in specialized industries. We have smartphones on the market right now that put facial recognition technology into your pocket, look no further than the Galaxy S8 and...

iPhone 8 Facial Recognition Feature Gets Rumored Again

05/11/2017, We’re still a long way from the fall when Apple traditionally launches new iPhones. Even though there have been some rumors to the contrary, many are still expecting Apple to unveil the iPhone 8 in September this year. Rumors about the new...

Lecturer Uses Facial Recognition To Detect Bored Students

09/13/2016, Facial recognition is a handy tool when it comes to security, such as identifying authorized users. It can also be used in criminal cases where authorities can use the technology to try and locate suspects on the run, or identify terrorists. However over...

Alibaba To Use Facial Recognition For Authorizing Payments

03/16/2015, Fingerprint sensors are increasingly being used in smartphones not only for access control but also for enabling payments authorization whether for physical products or online payments. Chinese ecommerce behemoth Alibaba also plans on using smartphones...

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...