facial recognition

NAB pilots facial recognition for identity verification

NAB pilots facial recognition for identity verification

Tests how solution matches up to government's AI ethics principles.
Jul 12 2021 12:07PM
Human Rights Commission calls for temporary ban on 'high-risk' govt facial recognition

Human Rights Commission calls for temporary ban on 'high-risk' govt facial recognition

And an independent AI safety commissioner.
May 28 2021 6:30AM
UN decries police use of racial profiling derived from big data

UN decries police use of racial profiling derived from big data

Says law enforcement must ensure technology does not reinforce biases.
Nov 27 2020 6:55AM
Digital identity legislation up for consultation

Digital identity legislation up for consultation

Ahead of private sector expansion.
Nov 17 2020 1:24PM
Amazon shifts some voice, face recognition computing to own chips

Amazon shifts some voice, face recognition computing to own chips

Follows moves by other tech giants.
Nov 13 2020 6:30AM
ATO re-tenders for myGovID anti-spoofing facial recognition software

ATO re-tenders for myGovID anti-spoofing facial recognition software

Liveness detection public beta now not expected until September 2021.
Sep 28 2020 11:41AM
Facebook wins preliminary approval to settle US facial recognition lawsuit

Facebook wins preliminary approval to settle US facial recognition lawsuit

After raising settlement offer by US$100m.
Aug 21 2020 6:42AM
Australian privacy watchdog launches investigation into Clearview AI

Australian privacy watchdog launches investigation into Clearview AI

Teams up with UK's information commissioner.
Jul 9 2020 5:38PM
7-Eleven Australia deploys facial recognition on customer feedback tablets

7-Eleven Australia deploys facial recognition on customer feedback tablets

Says technology is 'not used for any other purpose'.
Jun 22 2020 2:28PM
Victoria Police admits officers trialled Clearview AI facial recognition tool

Victoria Police admits officers trialled Clearview AI facial recognition tool

After FOI documents released.
Jun 18 2020 9:58PM
Now Microsoft bans police use of facial recognition software

Now Microsoft bans police use of facial recognition software

Until US laws introduced to regulate the tech.
Jun 12 2020 6:37AM
Services Australia put face matching to work for bushfire relief payments

Services Australia put face matching to work for bushfire relief payments

Biometrics database trialled with hundreds displaced over summer.
Jun 5 2020 11:50AM
Queensland next to upload photos to national face matching database

Queensland next to upload photos to national face matching database

Will join Victoria, SA and Tasmania.
May 13 2020 6:22AM
AFP admits to trialling controversial facial recognition tool Clearview AI

AFP admits to trialling controversial facial recognition tool Clearview AI

After initially denying usage.
Apr 15 2020 11:26AM
Washington State signs facial recognition curbs into law

Washington State signs facial recognition curbs into law

While critics say laws don't go far enough.
Apr 1 2020 1:47PM
Microsoft to divest AnyVision stake, end face recognition investing

Microsoft to divest AnyVision stake, end face recognition investing

Following probe into Israeli use of AnyVision tech.
Mar 30 2020 2:00PM
WA prepares for national face matching database upload

WA prepares for national face matching database upload

Introduces biometrics sharing laws.
Mar 27 2020 6:45AM
Even mask-wearers can be ID'd, China facial recognition firm says

Even mask-wearers can be ID'd, China facial recognition firm says

With 95 percent success rate.
Mar 10 2020 1:20PM
myGovID facial recognition trials slated for mid-2020

myGovID facial recognition trials slated for mid-2020

Biometric tests for digital identity app progressing.
Mar 6 2020 3:50PM
Vatican joins IBM, Microsoft to call for facial recognition regulation

Vatican joins IBM, Microsoft to call for facial recognition regulation

Pope Francis hits out at information asymmetry.
Mar 2 2020 6:44AM

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