03 Dec 2020

Face recognition software making progress at recognizing masked faces

The NIST has found that facial recognition algorithms have improved their ability to detect identities even when the individual is wearing a mask. Since the beginning of the pandemic, numerous studies have been conducted to test the effect of masked faces on algorithms, as facial recognition software pre-pandemic was unable

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05 May 2020

Senator Wants Details on Clearview AI’s Contact Tracing Pitches

Over the past few months, Clearview AI has faced scrutiny over privacy and anonymity in its practices. The facial recognition startup stirred concerns over its practices in supplying biometric surveillance tools to law enforcement. The company is now allegedly marketing its technology to the government as a COVID-19 tracking tool

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