A groups of hackers has gained access to roughly 150,000 Verkada security cameras, exposing a slew of customer live feeds.
Intel has introduced RealSense ID Facial Authentication in an effort to deliver private, secure facial recognition.
Dell is launching three new monitors with dedicated Microsoft Teams buttons and support for Windows facial recognition.
The Department of Homeland Security (DSH) has been testing facial recognition systems that can recognize faces with masks on.
Portland has instituted a sweeping ban on facial recognition, the broadest such ban in the US.
Senators Ed Markey and Jeff Merkley have introduced legislation that would ban federal law enforcement agencies from using facial recognition.
Boston has joined the growing ranks of US cities that have banned the use of facial recognition by government officials.
Microsoft has become the third major tech company to announce it will not sell facial recognition technology to police.
Amazon has announced a one-year moratorium on police use of its facial recognition software, Rekognition.
IBM CEO Arvind Krishna has written Congress to inform them the company no longer offers general purpose facial recognition and analysis software.
The ACLU has filed a lawsuit in Illinois against facial recognition firm Clearview AI.
Microsoft is selling its shares in facial recognition firm AnyVision, following allegations the company’s software was being used for West Bank mass surveillance.
Vermont Attorney General Donovan has filed a lawsuit against Clearview AI, claiming the facial recognition firm has broken multiple state laws.
Clearview AI’s troubles continue to mount, with the company’s app being disabled on the App Store for violating Apple’s rules.
The proposed bill (PDF) comes in the wake of revelations that law enforcement agencies across the country have been using Clearview AI’s software.
Founder and CEO Rob Glaser has invested $10 million in RealNetworks as the company moves into facial recognition.
The new technology could simultaneously increase corporate security while reducing bottlenecks. By relying on facial scans, the system eliminates the risk of lost keycards, hacked authentication codes or stolen fingerprints.