facial recognition

China Now Requires Facial Scans of New Phone Customers

Facial recognition technology is perhaps one of the most controversial aspects of identification. I mean, in theory, it’s a good idea. It is, after all, certainly a lot ...

December 2, 2019 at 11:34 am by

AI Helps Identify A Suspected Murderer

The use and growth of AI (artificial intelligence) in the world is currently one of the hottest topics of debate. While some believe it will bring a safer and more efficient ...

August 23, 2019 at 12:09 pm by

Infamous ‘Gaydar’ AI Tries (Again), Fails (Again) & Shuts Down

‘Gaydar’ AI Is Shutdown After 2nd Test Fails Do you think it’s possible to determine whether someone is homosexual or heterosexual simply by looking at them? ...

March 5, 2019 at 12:05 pm by

Latest Companion Robot from Japan is Designed to “Love”

Say Hello to the Lovot A Japanese robotics company called Groove X has launched their new Lovot companion bot. Typical companion bots are designed to perform tasks for its ...

December 19, 2018 at 3:57 pm by

London Holds Face Recognition Software Trial

London Trials Facial Recognition One of the most controversial technologies currently emerging on the market is facial recognition. Those with a more Orwellian turn believe ...

December 17, 2018 at 11:06 am by

Chest Augment Robot That’s Designed To Feed You Food!

Chest Augment Robot That’s Designed To Feed You Food! Pretty much every major health organisation keeps telling us one thing. We’re all eating too much food. Well, ...

November 23, 2018 at 11:27 am by

Facial Recognition Technology Identifies Man In Croud of 60,000

Chinese Police Use Facial Recognition Technology to Identify 1 man in a Crowd of 60,000 Facial recognition technology is something of a divisive technology. Some support its ...

April 13, 2018 at 1:29 pm by

Famous Piccadilly Circus Advertising Board has Facial Recognition Added

Famous London Landmark Integrates Facial Recognition London is a fantastic city. As with all amazing places, it contains many landmarks known throughout the world. The Houses ...

October 19, 2017 at 10:22 am by

Facial Recognition AI Being Programmed to Find Criminals

Do you look like a criminal? If so, you might need to start being a bit careful. An AI is in development which, if found to work correctly, may be used to fight crime through ...

July 24, 2017 at 4:21 pm by

Facezam Uses Face Recognition to Let You Creep on Facebook Profiles

A UK startup has launched a new app for finding Facebook users by using a photo of their face that is sure to benefit creepy stalkers and their trademark creepy stalking. ...

March 14, 2017 at 5:57 pm by

Robot Hotel Opens And Greets Human Guests

Science fiction dictates that a variation of building will be or is being run by robots, the notion of walking into a complex and being confronted by the manager who is ...

July 16, 2015 at 1:00 pm by

Google’s Photo App Made Huge Blunder while Tagging People

A lot of things can go wrong when you work with automated processes and Google recently learned that the hard way as their animal tagging system went overboard and started ...

July 1, 2015 at 11:58 am by

US Retailers Want In Store Facial Recognition Without Consent

Nine privacy advocates have abandoned a government organized forum around industry best practices for facial recognition. This comes after more than a year of talks, as ...

June 17, 2015 at 11:58 am by

UK Police Scanning Festival-Goers’ Faces

Attendees at this weekend’s Download Festival in Donington have been subject to a rather Orwelian process of facial scans and RFID tracking by UK police. Leicestershire ...

June 15, 2015 at 6:58 am by

Intel Skylake Will Support Ultra-Fast Face Recognition with RealSense 3D Technology

Intel’s 6th generation Core processors codenamed Skylake got some extra attention on the first day of the IDF15 in Shenzhen and it looks like everything is going as ...

April 8, 2015 at 12:08 pm by

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