News tagged: Facial Recognition
Facial recognition technology is slowly becoming a new standard. It is currently available only on flagship smartphones and companies still need to improve it a lot, especially in terms of security, but the technology will slowly make its ways to mid-range models as well.
Concerns over how third-party developers can use facial recognition data from the iPhone X are being raised by groups like the ACLU and Center for Democracy and Technology. They believe developers could potentially use face scanning info in an improper way.
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is turning to tech companies to see if facial recognition can be developed that'll work against people in moving vehicles. It wants to identify individuals as they cross the border without them having to leave their vehicle.
A rumour was floating around speculating that Samsung would use some iPhone X features on the upcoming Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus smartphones, including the depth-sensing facial recognition technology, but according to a new patent, the South Korean giant might still include
For 2018, Samsung will release at least three new flagship smartphones and those are Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Plus and Galaxy Note 9. The new Galaxy S smartphones are expected to be released earlier than before, while the Note 9 is scheduled for the second part of the year.
Google Photos is already able to organize your photos by people using its facial recognition capabilities and now the same kind of tech is being used to recognize pets. You can easily create albums or pull up photos of a specific pet rather than a general animal term like "dog."
Facebook is testing a new account recovery method, facial recognition. The company has added the feature to its app as an alternative to normal two-factor authentication methods or email-based account recovery. The social network has confirmed the test.
Apple is waiting to see how consumers respond to the iPhone X's Face ID feature before deciding on whether to fully adopt the technology, says KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. If the feature is "well received," Apple is likely to use the TrueDepth Camera and Face ID through its lineup.
Before it's even become available, some people are voicing concerns about Apple's Face ID, including US officials. The new security system uses facial recognition to lock your device and apps, but there are concerns it won't adequately protect against intrusion.
Recent reports claiming Facebook is working on a piece of hardware to facilitate video chats have been backed up by a new report from Business Insider. The company is reportedly creating a video chat device known as "Aloha." It'll feature a large touchscreen display.
The facial recognition technology featured on the upcoming iPhone 8 may enable the phone to be unlocked in "millions of a second." According to the Korean Herald, the iPhone 8 has 3D sensors that can "deeply sense a user's face in the millionths of a second."
Snap has already made the move into hardware with Spectacles, a pair of glasses with an embedded camera, and it may be interested in offering a drone as well. The Information reports the company is currently in talks to acquire Zero Zero Robotics, a drone manufacturer in China.
Using a combination of facial recognition and AI, China is trying to build systems that can reliably predict who will engage in criminal behavior. The Financial Times reports authorities have already begun testing the technology. China is already filled with security cameras.
Additional biometric security options could be added to the next iPhone, reports Bloomberg. The upcoming device is said to include 3D facial recognition technology that's enabled by the inclusion of a depth sensor. That sensor allows for fast, accurate scanning of a user's face.
More advanced sharing capabilities have been added to Google Photos. The features, which were announced during I/O in May, are found in a new dedicated tab called "sharing." You can find that section at the bottom of the screen. In it, you'll see suggested photos for sharing.
LG's flagship smartphone was unveiled earlier this year and although it was rumoured to feature iris scanner, that never happen. Besides missing the iris scanner, the phone was also missing another feature - the facial recognition, but the good news is that the latter will reach
The much-awaited Galaxy S8 is finally here and one of many included features is also a facial recognition. Due to slow iris scanner, Samsung decided to include facial recognition, but if the latest video is based on the latest software, then Samsung has serious issues with
Facial recognition for mobile payments will be added to the Galaxy S8 "within months of release," says Bloomberg. That feature will provide an alternative way to carry out secure payments. Samsung is reportedly working on iris, facial, and fingerprint scanning for payments.
Fingerprint scanners have adopted so fast and now almost every new smartphone comes with it. At the same time, Samsung believes that other technologies will have the same fast adoption and that the company will drop the support for fingerprint scanners in the future in
With less than a month away from the official release of Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, more details are leaking out. We had a fair share of live images to know how the phones will look like, but now people that have access to the phones are reporting that the included iris