Utah bill called solid 'first step' toward facial recognition policy
The bill would require state agencies to file written requests before using facial recognition, though privacy advocates said the law could go further.
NJ Transit will test AI-powered face-mask detection
NJ Transit will install cameras in its rail cars capable of gathering more data about ridership in hopes of slowing the spread of COVID-19.
Vaccine distribution should 'shield' residents from logistical challenges, one official says
Lake County, Illinois, developed two online platforms to manage vaccine distribution to avoid subjecting residents and medical personnel to technical issues.
New York City appoints data strategy director as acting analytics officer
Martha Norrick, data director in the Mayor's Office for Economic Opportunity, will serve as the acting citywide chief analytics officer and open platform officer.
Data-sharing is crucial to state pandemic response, officials say
Data-sharing infrastructure largely developed before the pandemic enabled states to act quickly in improving digital services last year, technology officials said.