Tags facial recognition

San Diego's smart streetlights misunderstood, officials say

by • 2 months ago

Civil-liberties and religious groups say cameras and audio sensors could be used to spy on people, but officials say such concerns are overstated.

How can government build public trust around facial recognition technology?

by • 4 months ago

Facial recognition is here to stay, but gaining the trust of those unfamiliar with the technology will be crucial for public safety agencies across the country.

Orlando is done testing Amazon's facial recognition software

by • 4 months ago

City officials said they cannot dedicate the resources needed to continue using the much-criticized technology.

Facial recognition technology is here to stay, say analysts

by • 5 months ago

Recent bans of the surveillance technology are popping up around the country, but the consensus is that facial recognition will stick around.

More state legislatures are scrutinizing facial recognition technology

by • 5 months ago

California is among the states considering a statewide ban, while some software makers and state leaders call for federal regulation.

'Bipartisan consensus' in place for facial recognition regulation, lawmakers say

by • 6 months ago

Legislation to regulate the face-matching technology will come soon, according to Rep. Elijah Cummings, who chairs the House Oversight and Reform Committee.

ACLU urges Amazon shareholders to stop selling facial-recognition tech to government

by • 6 months ago

The group says Amazon's sale of its "Rekognition" tool presents a "grave threat to communities" that must be stopped.

Police have been feeding celebrity photos, doctored images into facial-recognition systems

by • 6 months ago

New research shows that a lack of clear standards for using the technology has led many agencies to resort to an array of questionable practices in attempting to identify criminal suspects.

Could facial recognition save Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam?

by • 10 months ago

An expert on the technology says using facial recognition on a decades-old photo is a "long shot at best."