News tagged: Facial Recognition

Google Photos Can Recognize Pets

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."

US Officials Worried About Apple's Face ID

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.

Facebook Working On 'Aloha' Video Chat Device

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.

China Trying To Predict Crime With AI

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.

Next iPhone Might Have 3D Face Recognition

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.

LG G6 To Get Facial Recognition Support

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