Facial Recognition

Facial Recognition

Investors call for ethical approach to facial recognition technology

A group of 50 investors managing more than $4.5 trillion in assets is calling on companies involved in the development and use of facial recognition technology, such as Amazon and ...

Facial Recognition software

Face recognition vendor vows new rules after wrongful arrest in US using its technology

Facial recognition vendor Rank One Computing said it would “add legal means” and research other ways to thwart misuse after its software was involved in the first known...

Platform News: Amazon building

Amazon pauses police use of its facial recognition tech for a year

Amazon.com has said it was implementing a one-year moratorium on police use of its facial recognition software, halting a business it long defended as many protested law enforcemen...

Platform Industry: IBM office in Australia

IBM exits facial recognition business, calls for police reform

IBM disclosed Monday it will no longer offer facial recognition or analysis software in a letter to Congress calling for new efforts to pursue justice and racial equity, new CEO Ar...

Facial Recognition

Washington State signs facial recognition curbs into law; critics want ban

Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Tuesday signed the first US state law that sharply curbs law enforcement’s use of facial recognition technology, while civil rights activist...

Facial Recognition

Chinese facial recognition business says even mask-wearers can be identified

A company in China says it has developed the country’s first facial recognition technology that can identify people when they are wearing a mask, as most are these days becau...

Vatican, Pope, Facial Recognition

Vatican joins IBM, Microsoft to call for regulation regarding facial recognition

VATICAN CITY – The Vatican joined forces with tech giants Microsoft and IBM on Friday to promote the ethical development of artificial intelligence (AI) and call for regulati...