Software

Amazon improves face analysis tech, adds fear

Amazon's image recognition software is now able to detect fear. Amazon Web Services announced this as part of an update note about its facial recognition software, Rekognition.

Computer Sciences

DNA techniques could transform facial recognition technology

When police in London recently trialled a new facial recognition system, they made a worrying and embarrassing mistake. At the Notting Hill Carnival, the technology made roughly 35 false matches between known suspects and ...

Computer Sciences

Facial recognition is increasingly common, but how does it work?

The Trump administration's efforts to impose new immigration rules drew attention – and legal fire – for its restrictions on the ability of people born in certain majority Muslim countries to enter the U.S. In the frenzy ...

Computer Sciences

Aging faces could increase security risks

Images of our faces exist in numerous important databases - driver's license, passport, law enforcement, employment—all to accurately identify us. But can these images continue to identify us as we age?

Computer Sciences

NTechLab focusing on AI facial recognition capabilities

(Tech Xplore)—How far have technology experts gone in achieving software for facial recognition? Moscow-based NTechLab is a group that focuses on AI intelligence algorithms, and they have gone far. The company is made up ...

Business

Startup looking to make car rental as easy as using Uber

(Tech Xplore)—A new startup based in Paris, France has created a service called Virtuo that allows customers to rent a car without having to visit a rental office—instead, they can do everything they need to do to rent ...