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Facial recognition


CBSE introduces facial recognition system for accessing digital documents

October 22, 2020 7:17 pm

The 'facial recognition system' is now available on Parniaam Manjusha and Digi locker at for all 2020 records

IBM exits facial recognition business, calls for police reform

June 09, 2020 11:04 am

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 Chief Executive Officer Arvind Krishna said.

Before Clearview became a Police tool, it was a secret plaything of the rich

March 13, 2020 4:59 pm

Clearview was unknown to the general public until this January, when The New York Times reported that the secretive startup had developed a breakthrough facial recognition system that was in use by hundreds of law enforcement agencies.

Even mask-wearers can be identified, China facial recognition firm says

March 09, 2020 7:26 pm

Hanwang Technology Ltd, which also goes by the English name Hanvon, said it has come up technology that can successfully recognise people even when they are wearing masks.

Facial recognition is coming to Europe, but terms and conditions apply

February 03, 2020 12:46 pm

The European Union has accepted there is no escape from facial recognition, but is seeking to ensure any roll-out will abide by European values like strict personal privacy.

Indian Railways to use facial recognition amid privacy fears

January 29, 2020 10:57 am

Most major railway stations in India will use facial recognition to fight crime by the end of 2020, a senior official said, in a move that digital rights campaigners on Tuesday warned could breach people's privacy in the absence of stringent laws.

India must straddle national interests, digital norms on facial recognition technology

January 28, 2020 9:51 am

The government needs a more comprehensive domestic framework that promotes the use of new technologies for public good as well as imposes necessary constraints against their abuse by both state and capital.

Facial recognition: From Google to Apple, where the tech giants stand

January 21, 2020 5:21 pm

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai has favoured a temporary ban on the use of facial recognition technology. Here's where other tech players like Amazon, Microsoft, Apple and Facebook stand on the use of this technology.

Telangana to try out facial recognition in civic polls

January 20, 2020 1:25 am

Even if the result is negative, however, the person will be allowed to vote based on the prescribed process of identification using their ID card.

By next month, this Bengaluru railway station could be the first to introduce facial recognition

January 10, 2020 1:50 pm

According to officials of the South Western Railway (SWR), the new system is expected to prevent criminals and human traffickers from entering the station, among other uses.