Tag Archives: Facial Recognition Software

Determining familial matches with Facial Recognition

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Last month, researchers at the University of Central Florida presented a new facial recognition tool at the IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition conference in Columbus, Ohio.  While there is no shortage of facial recognition tools used by companies and governments the world over, this one is unique in that its aim is to unite or reunite Continue Reading

Is facial recognition too intrusive?

Is facial recognition becoming too intrusive? As this technology advances, are we losing control of our privacy? See what 60 Minutes had to say about the topic.

Makeup can mask facial recognition

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As advancements in facial recognition are made, many people have become increasingly worried about protecting or maintaining their privacy. And while there are ways to hide or obscure a face, it has been thought by many that makeup wasn’t enough to fool that cameras. However, researchers in Michigan and West Virginia have set out to Continue Reading

Scramble Face service geared toward Internet users looking to protect their online presence

In a world with new computer vision-related software being introduced regularly, it’s no surprise that many consumers feel as though there is nothing they can do to protect themselves against an unwanted invasion of privacy. However, just as companies come out with new facial recognition technology and algorithm-based programs, there are other companies that are Continue Reading

Accessing apps with facial recognition.

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Internet privacy and security are important issues for just about everyone, and although creating strong passwords is a step toward keeping outsiders out of online accounts, they can still be hacked. Companies like Sensible Vision are aware of this and have taken steps to make users feel safer. FastAccess Anywhere is the company’s newest app, Continue Reading