Facial-recognition technology has received scrutiny from plenty of privacy experts. Now something much bigger — and much more powerful — is taking a look at this oft-controversial technology: the federal government.
After implementing a fingerprint sensor for unlocking the iPhone 5S, Apple has now landed a patent for an even simpler unlocking method: by using your face.
“The information we have on the Navy Yard shootings is that he used someone else’s ID card,” General Farkash said. “This cannot happen with our system, because you must be identified … with second-generation biometrics you are the key … your body is the key for your building.”
If you’re trying to figure out what might one day replace the password, follow the money.
There goes my great plan to use Glass to help me remember people I’m supposed to know.
Intel says one application of perceptual computing is face recognition, for better computer security.
Apple may have a patent on unlocking a smartphone via gestures, but Google just won a patent for unlocking any computing device just by looking at it.
The latest WikiLeaks release has shone a spotlight on an alleged domestic and foreign surveillance program run with cloud-based software provided by Texas company TrapWire, many of whose top leaders and employees are former members of three-letter American intelligence agencies.
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Apple has reportedly bought Swedish face-recognition firm Polar Rose.