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Android App Offers Facial Recognition for Apes

Android App Offers Facial Recognition for Apes

“Researchers have to be able to identify particular apes for their studies in the field, and it can also be useful in the fight against poaching, which has helped along a rapid decline in the number of great ape species in the wild.” Ever find yourself face to face with an ape in the jungle,…

Natural Security Mobile App Relies on Fingerprint Biometrics

Natural Security Mobile App Relies on Fingerprint Biometrics

“The Natural Security mobile app is currently being rolled out in the US at San Jose State University and in France through the Lille-based Envies de Saison fast-food chain, and the Natural Security Alliance says more partnerships are in the pipeline…” The Natural Security Alliance has launched its Natural Security mobile app on iOS and…

Facebook Facial Recognition App Makes UK Debut

Facebook Facial Recognition App Makes UK Debut

Facebook’s Photo Magic feature for the company’s Messenger service is expanding beyond the US. Based on Facebook’s facial recognition technology, the system scans through user’s photos and identifies familiar faces (based on the user’s Facebook contacts), tagging them and prompting the user to share them in the process. That might immediately bring to mind the kinds…