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Three Big Tech Players Back Out of Facial Recognition Market

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor In the span of 72 hours, both IBM and Amazon backed out of the facial recognition business this...

Facial Recognition Making Its Way in Banking

By AI Trends Staff Facial recognition technology is making its way into the banking industry, used primarily for physical security and ID recognition. A handful or...

Facial Recognition Software Facing Challenges And Seeing Some Success

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor Facial recognition systems are seeing pushback. The city of San Francisco has banned the user of face recognition...

IDC: Legislation to Ban Use of Facial Recognition Could Restrict Public...

By Jeff Orr, AI World Conference Content Director The City of San Francisco recently passed legislation banning the use of facial recognition by city agencies...

S.F. Passes Facial-Recognition Ban; Capitalizing on AI’s Opportunities

San Francisco passes facial-recognition surveillance ban. San Francisco on May 14 became the first U.S. city to pass a ban on the use of facial...

Chinese AI Start-up Megvii Raises $750 Million Ahead of Planned HK...

Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) provider Megvii Technology Ltd, commonly known as Face++, said on Wednesday it raised $750 million in its latest funding round. The...

Government Bans on Facial Recognition Technology May be Premature

By Daniel Castro, Center for Data Innovation Over the past year, a number of organizations have campaigned for policymakers to ban government use of facial recognition...

Product Roundup: DDN, AI-powered Drug Discovery; Frictionless Facial Authentication

By AI Trends Staff This is the first of a regular AI Trends round up of new products, partnerships and announcements in artificial intelligence for...

AI Recognition Software Making a Business of Your Face

Facial recognition software is a powerful technology that poses serious threats to civil liberties. It’s also a booming business. Today, dozens of startups and tech...

We Need to Be Smart About How Government Uses AI

One of the big misconceptions is that AI is a future technology, akin to humanoid robots that appear in television shows and movies. But...