face scanning technology

California Legislature Approves 3-Year Moratorium on Police Use of Face-Scanning Body Cams

California Legislature Approves 3-Year Moratorium on Police Use of Face-Scanning Body Cams

“It’s worth noting that this latest state legislation is concerned specifically with the use of facial recognition technology through police-worn body cameras…” California’s State Assembly has approved a moratorium on the use of facial recognition technology through police body cameras. The legislation originated earlier this year as an outright ban, and was passed in the…

Peruvian Bank Embraces Selfie Authentication Tech, Care of SelphID

Peruvian Bank Embraces Selfie Authentication Tech, Care of SelphID

FacePhi continues to solidify its position in the Latin American market. The facial recognition specialist has announced that it has formed a new partnership with Banco de Crédito del Perú (BCP), which will be deploying FacePhi’s SelphID platform for customer onboarding and authentication. BCP marks FacePhi’s first foray into Peru, although the company’s client portfolio…

New York Fails a Major Facial Recognition Test

New York Fails a Major Facial Recognition Test

Some recent test results out of New York City have highlighted some of the limitations of facial recognition technology. The Metropolitan Transit Authority had been hoping to use facial recognition cameras to identify potential terrorists driving through the city, and set up a pilot program to test the system at bridge and tunnel crossings. Unfortunately,…

Cloud-based Access Control Platform Integrates Support for Invixium Tech

Cloud-based Access Control Platform Integrates Support for Invixium Tech

“The integration represents Keep by Feenics’ first integration with a biometric hardware maker.” Invixium‘s biometric hardware has been integrated into another access control platform: The company has announced that its latest partner is Feenics, a Canadian firm offering a cloud-based platform. The firms’ new agreement will see Feenics offer Invixium’s lineup of biometric scanners to…

NEC Exec to Talk AI at GovWare

NEC Exec to Talk AI at GovWare

“The company said its booth would showcase its NeoFace Image data mining solution, which uses facial recognition to scan through a trove of image data for particular individuals…” NEC Asia Pacific will participate in next week’s GovernmentWare exhibition, with an executive slated to deliver a talk. The company will use its platform to delve into…

Facial Recognition, AI, Robotics Showcased at INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation

Facial Recognition, AI, Robotics Showcased at INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation

“The event also saw live demos of technologies including facial recognition, which is increasingly used by police around the world as a surveillance tool. “ The world’s biggest police organization is now officially delving into artificial intelligence and robotics. The technologies were on display at the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation last week, during a…