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Sunday, January 26, 2020

Facial recognition


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.

Many facial recognition systems are biased, says US study

December 24, 2019 1:47 pm

The systems falsely identified African American and Asian faces 10 times to 100 times more than Caucasian faces, the National Institute of Standards and Technology reported.

China's facial recognition rolls out into mobile phones, shops and homes

December 02, 2019 5:03 pm

China on Sunday put into effect new regulations that require Chinese telecom carriers to scan the faces of users registering new mobile phone services

Techno-Politics: Focus on China’s facial recognition technologies

October 09, 2019 3:49 pm

Over the last couple of years, technology issues have emerged at the front and centre of the deepening Sino-US trade tensions.

Eigenface chic

September 28, 2019 4:20 am

In the battle for privacy, war paint is proving to be the most efficient means of confusing facial recognition

The digital identification parade

July 29, 2019 4:21 am

NCRB’s proposed Automated Facial Recognition System impinges on right to privacy, is likely to target certain groups

Automated facial recognition: what NCRB proposes, what are the concerns

July 10, 2019 7:22 am

The NCRB, which manages crime data for police, would like to use automated facial recognition to identify criminals, missing people, and unidentified dead bodies, as well as for “crime prevention”.

Bengaluru airport completes 11 years of operations, expects 65 million passengers per annum by 2025

May 26, 2019 8:56 am

According to a spokesperson from the Kempegowda International Airport, it is estimated that over 65 million passengers will transit from KIA per annum by 2024-25. "The same number will reach 80-90 million in ten years," the spokesperson adds. A record 33.3 million passengers transited through the airport in 2018-19, indicating a 23.8% growth in the same from that of the previous year.