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#Facial Recognition

# facial-recognition - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

Rights group ‘strongly opposed’ to gardaí being granted facial-recognition technology
# New Powers
# New Powers

Rights group ‘strongly opposed’ to gardaí being granted facial-recognition technology

May 25th 2022, 11:09 AM 20,612 Views 61 Comments

Civil liberties groups say it enables “mass surveillance”, the Minister for Justice disagrees.

Poll: How do you feel about gardaí using facial recognition technology to identify suspects?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How do you feel about gardaí using facial recognition technology to identify suspects?

May 25th 2022, 9:45 AM 40,516 Views 67 Comments

Civil liberties groups have raised concerns about the technology being used by law enforcement.

# facial-recognition - Friday 25 March, 2022

Complex questions as face recognition tech joins Ukraine war
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Complex questions as face recognition tech joins Ukraine war

Mar 25th 2022, 12:11 PM 21,422 Views 2 Comments

US-based Clearview AI says it gave Ukrainian officials free access to its service.

# facial-recognition - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Facebook ends facial recognition over privacy fears
# Meta
# Meta

Facebook ends facial recognition over privacy fears

Nov 2nd 2021, 10:30 PM 12,409 Views 13 Comments

The announcement came as the tech giant battles one of its worst crises ever.

# facial-recognition - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Amazon plans to ban police use of its facial recognition software for a year
# Facial Recognition
# Facial Recognition

Amazon plans to ban police use of its facial recognition software for a year

Jun 11th 2020, 7:10 AM 19,408 Views 12 Comments

Demonstrations since the death of George Floyd have focused attention on how police use software to track people.

# facial-recognition - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

World's first legal challenge over police use of facial recognition tech to be taken to appeals court
# Cardiff
# Cardiff

World's first legal challenge over police use of facial recognition tech to be taken to appeals court

Nov 20th 2019, 3:15 PM 16,327 Views 0 Comments

Ed Bridges says his face was scanned while doing Christmas shopping in 2017 and at a protest in 2018.

# facial-recognition - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Is there a dark side to the 10-Year Challenge meme?
# Facial Recognition
# Facial Recognition

Is there a dark side to the 10-Year Challenge meme?

Jan 19th 2019, 4:00 PM 88,159 Views 31 Comments

An Irish tech commentator has weighed in on the sinister theory behind the craze.

# facial-recognition - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Facial recognition used to publicly shame jaywalkers and toilet paper thieves in China
# The Future Is Here
# The Future Is Here

Facial recognition used to publicly shame jaywalkers and toilet paper thieves in China

Oct 21st 2017, 10:30 AM 14,966 Views 45 Comments

Facial recognition is being used in a whole host of ways in China, and police say it is making the country safer.

# facial-recognition - Friday 6 February, 2015

Here's the new technology gardaí will be using to track down offenders
# Evo-fit
# Evo-fit

Here's the new technology gardaí will be using to track down offenders

Feb 6th 2015, 1:25 PM 22,789 Views 33 Comments

It has an impressive hit rate.

# facial-recognition - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

This Google Glass app uses facial expressions to tell how you're feeling
# Mood
# Mood

This Google Glass app uses facial expressions to tell how you're feeling

Sep 2nd 2014, 10:10 AM 7,664 Views 24 Comments

SHORE analyses facial expressions in real-time to determine the mood a person is in, as well as their gender and age.

# facial-recognition - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Dating site using facial recognition to find people who look like your ex
# Not So Blind Date
From The Daily Edge
# Not So Blind Date

Dating site using facial recognition to find people who look like your ex

Jun 19th 2014, 6:00 PM 14,161 Views 27 Comments

It will be like you never broke up.

# facial-recognition - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Weird Wide Web - Steampunk, blocking goggles and a new looks-based dating app...
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web - Steampunk, blocking goggles and a new looks-based dating app...

Jan 27th 2013, 10:00 AM 7,139 Views 5 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# facial-recognition - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Facial recognition on the way for social welfare claimants
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Facial recognition on the way for social welfare claimants

Dec 29th 2012, 7:30 PM 28,253 Views 284 Comments

The rollout of a new Public Services Card will mean new technology to ensure claimants are who they claim to be.

# facial-recognition - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Facebook acquires facial recognition firm Face.com
# Face To Facebook
# Face To Facebook

Facebook acquires facial recognition firm Face.com

Jun 20th 2012, 10:32 AM 2,447 Views 2 Comments

The terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but Face.com has welcomed the opportunity to work directly with Facebook.

# facial-recognition - Sunday 20 November, 2011

15 gadgets that are changing the tech world
# Inspect Our Gadets
From The Daily Edge
# Inspect Our Gadets

15 gadgets that are changing the tech world

Nov 20th 2011, 10:00 AM 9,642 Views 14 Comments

Here’s a bunch of stuff you wish you had.

# facial-recognition - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Wednesday

Jun 8th 2011, 7:47 PM 460 Views 0 Comments

All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

EU data protection group voices concern over new Facebook facial recognition feature
# Facebook
# Facebook

EU data protection group voices concern over new Facebook facial recognition feature

Jun 8th 2011, 2:18 PM 3,214 Views 9 Comments

Also: Want to opt out of the new feature, which suggests tags for newly-uploaded images? Here’s how…