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Facial Recognition Technology

Is Facial Recognition Technology the Future? | Posted 07.23.2015 | Technology

A decade ago, social media was just beginning to bloom and people were only sharing their photos and thoughts with handfuls of trusted family and friends. Ten years later, social media dominates our lives.

This Year Halloween Has Its Own Selfie App

Cosmin Gheorghe | Posted 12.30.2014 | Technology
Cosmin Gheorghe

StartupSocials Marketing Conference just ended a few days ago and I wish I had five heads and 13 hands so I can think and write at the same time about the great things that I saw there. But since I have only one head, I will use it wisely and get started.

Is the Creepiest Internet Stalking Tool Yet Right at Our Fingertips?

M. Lin | Posted 10.24.2014 | Women
M. Lin

Forget identifying that wildflower or monument -- we want to know if this service can help us find out who Smartdude99 is.

Catching Liars

Paul Ekman | Posted 10.14.2014 | Science
Paul Ekman

"Diogenes," the lie-catching machine in the sci-fi screenplay that a friend and I wrote 20 years ago, made no mistakes. In real life we aren't quite there yet, but our recent research on truth and falsehood is getting closer than I ever expected it would.

Find Your Lost Dog With Facial Recognition Technology

AP | SUE MANNING | Posted 10.11.2014 | Green

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Any worried pet owner who has spent days hanging posters, making phone calls and knocking on neighbors' doors hopes there's a mor...

You Look Like My Ex. I Love You.

Renee Fisher | Posted 08.13.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Scientists have long been fascinated by why people are attracted to other people. Every year, new theories emerge about what we look for in a poten...

Who Should Know How You Are Feeling?

Paul Ekman | Posted 07.29.2014 | Technology
Paul Ekman

On May 18 the Times ran an article about the threat of privacy invasion now that software programs not only identify who you are by using hidden cameras to scan your face but then link to your Facebook posts and other sources of information about you that you didn't know you were providing. The article didn't mention the next step in privacy invasion, just around the corner.

The Most Inspiring Use For Google Glass We've Seen So Far

Robin Wilkey | Posted 08.15.2013 | Technology

Penicillin, X-rays, Viagra: Some of man's greatest discoveries were made by accident. And though one California teen's software was meant for educ...

Forget Your Credit Card, Pay With Your Face

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 07.19.2013 | Technology

Earlier this week, Finnish startup Uniqul released a YouTube video advertising its pay-by-face authentication system. In Uniqul's imagined future,...

New Glasses Block Facial Recognition

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 06.21.2013 | Technology

If you're starting to see people wear Google Glass in your neighborhood and you're nervous about the privacy implications of the new technology, Japan...

Privacy Concerns Linger Over FBI's New Facial Recognition System

Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

By Siddhartha Mahanta In July, Sen. Al Franken opened a Senate hearing on the privacy and civil liberties implications of facial recognition t...

Gerry Smith

Facial Recognition Technology Threatens Privacy, Civil Liberties, Experts Warn | Gerry Smith | Posted 07.18.2012 | Technology

Technology used to identify people in photos has become widespread, and may threaten Americans' privacy and civil liberties if protections are not put...

New Facial Recognition Technology Aims To Identify Fine Art Subjects

Posted 05.09.2012 | Arts

What happens when facial recognition technology moves from studying terrorism to works of art? With a $25,000 startup grant from the National Endow...

WATCH: Billboard Knows If You're A Man Or Woman

Posted 02.27.2012 | Technology

An interactive billboard at a London bus stop can scan your face and determine if you're a man or a woman by using facial recognition technology. The ...

Big Brother Looking Into Buttocks Recognition Technology

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg | G.W. Schulz | Posted 02.06.2012 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of California Watch. By G.W. Schulz When several armed robberies occurred recently in Lancaster, Calif., police had little...

Police Use Technology Considered For Olympic Games To Identify Rioters

AP | PAISLEY DODDS and RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 10.11.2011 | World

LONDON — Facial recognition technology being considered for London's 2012 Games is getting a workout in the wake of Britain's riots, a senior po...

When Facial Recognition Goes Wrong | Posted 09.27.2011 | Technology

John H. Gass hadn’t had a traffic ticket in years, so the Natick resident was surprised this spring when he received a letter from the Massachusetts...

Google Debates Facial Recognition Technology,

FT | Published: 8:57AM BST 20 May 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google executives are wrestling over whether to launch controversial facial recognition technology after a barrage of criticism over its privacy polic...

FBI Uses Facial Recognition Technology On DMV Photos To Nab Fugitives

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

RALEIGH, N.C. — In its search for fugitives, the FBI has begun using facial-recognition technology on millions of motorists, comparing driver's ...