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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...

Heathrow airport to introduce facial recognition scanning

07/22/2011, For those who travel frequently on airplanes, you may have realized that airport security is starting to get tighter, and while some of the practices conducted by airport security personnel may be questionable, the fact of the matter is that security is...

Cops use iPhone accessory to identify and nab suspects

07/14/2011, Isn’t technology wonderful when it comes to crime fighting? After all, discovering that no two persons have the same fingerprints around the world was a pivotal discovery when it came to solving crimes, and here is something which might interest the...

ATM equipped with more brains now

06/10/2011, The standard ATM machine isn’t exactly smart – after all, it requires you to input the relevant PIN number and is more of a passive player than an active element. Nice to know that us humans are never happy or satisfied with where we are,...

Facebook facial recognition rolls out worldwide

06/07/2011, One of the most interesting features of Facebook when it was released has got to be its photo tagging feature. It was one of the features that brought a lot of joy and misery to Facebook users all over the world. Well sometime during last year, Facebook...

Google mulls over facial recognition

05/19/2011, Facial recognition technology is something that might be employed by law enforcement agencies (at least that’s what we see in the movies, where the covert operations team has this high tech software that is capable of enhancing even the most grainy...

Windows 8 confirms Facial Recognition presence

04/22/2011, We all know just how passionate Italians can be – you can see it in the way they interact with one another, and of course hackers of Italian bloodline aren’t going to let some hard coding pass them by if they have a chance to crack it, right?...

Airport face-scanning robots turned off

02/16/2011, Now this is pretty embarrassing – the Manchester Airport in the UK has had its facial recognition scanners turned off simply because there was an incident that involved the robot guard letting a couple through the gate despite having swapped...

BioLock Android app hopes to make your Android device more secure

08/09/2010, Update: It seems that the BioLock app is fake, and it was never released to the masses. Sorry about it, guys! Sliding to unlock on your Android smartphone will soon be passe, thanks to Blue Planet Apps offering a newer dimension. We’re talking about...

Lockface Protects Your USB Drive Via Facial Recognition

12/17/2009, If you’re too lazy to type a password into your USB drive every time you want to access its protected contents, then you might want to check out the Lockface USB drive. If you didn’t already guess it from the name, it’s a USB drive that...