Displaying items by tag: Facial recognition

OAIC: The convenience store group interfered with customers' privacy by collecting sensitive biometric information that was without necessity or reasonable consent.

Published in Security

Cradlepoint says its wireless network solutions are providing "non-stop connectivity" while enabling remote management for Vix Vizion facial recognition devices in South Australia gaming venues.

Published in Business IT

Cloud infrastructure services spending in China increased 60.8% to reach US$2.9 billion in Q3 2019, according to a newly published report by research analyst firm Canalys.

Published in Cloud
Friday, 04 October 2019 11:20

Google will go to any lengths to save money

How low will Google sink to save a few bucks? The New York Daily News has given us an indication of the depths to which the search behemoth will go, revealing that it has been offering homeless people in Atlanta gift cards or US$5 in order to get their images to improve the facial recognition feature in Google devices.

Published in Open Sauce

Data from drivers' licences issued in Victoria will be uploaded to the Federal Government's National Driver Licence Facial Recognition Solution, following an agreement reached by the Council of Australian Governments.

Published in Technology Regulation

Australian Government plans for a facial recognition identification and surveillance scheme are “dangerously overbroad, lack safeguards” and could dramatically alter the freedom of ordinary people going about their daily lives, according to the Human Rights Law Centre.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Digital rights organisation Electronic Frontiers Australia has warned that facial recognition, of the sort used by China to violate the rights of its Uighur Muslim minority, is already being used in Australia.

Published in Technology Regulation

Melbourne firm Genix Ventures is utilising NEC’s NeoFace facial recognition solution to counter what it says is an increasing incidence of examination fraud, or people sitting exams for others.

Published in Deals

Microsoft has called on the US government to regulate the use of facial recognition by creating a bipartisan expert commission that would look at the issues involved and suggest the best way forward.

Published in Technology Regulation

IT solutions and services firm NEC has opened its Australian 2018 graduate program for the second year running.

Published in Education

The latest research expects plenty more handsets featuring facial recognition in 2018 alone, with the figure to grow to over a billion by 2020. 

Published in Mobility
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 17:23

Facial recognition bill introduced into parliament

Legislation has been introduced into parliament to set up a national facial recognition database, as agreed upon by the Coalition Government and the states in October last year.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Authentication with facial recognition will take off this year, according to identity defined security company Ping, which says that advances in biometrics, the mass exposure of personally identifiable information from numerous data breaches, and a blockchain craze will take hold in 2018.

Published in Security

It's not just Westpac which has launched iPhone X Face ID compatibility while ignoring Apple Pay, the Commonwealth Bank says it was actually the first to do so on Friday.

Published in Apps

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is set to push the premiers of the country's states and territories to agree to set up a national facial recognition database.

Published in Government Tech Policy

With the vast majority of iPhone users only set to use Touch ID, and only those with iPhone X models after launch able to use Face ID, Juniper’s survey results seem odd, but they are what they are.

Published in Home Tech

One of the much-heralded security features on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, facial recognition, can be bypassed by using a photo or the face of a sleeping person, reports say.

Published in Mobility
Thursday, 08 December 2016 10:15

Facial recognition – there is an app for that

BlippAR’s augmented reality app that recognises and identifies objects now has facial recognition. “Do I know you?” will be a thing of the past.

Published in Security

Voice and facial recognition is gaining ground as a major security measure, with more than 600 million mobile devices expected to be using the technology around the world by 2021, according to a new report by Juniper Research.

Published in Security

Within one to three years, we will be using facial recognition technology for banking. This is the belief of one of the world's leading developers of biometric applications.

Published in Enterprise Solutions
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