facial recognition

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
NAB stops work on facial recognition ATMs

NAB stops work on facial recognition ATMs

Despite tasting trial success in late 2018.
Feb 19 2020 7:00AM
Facial recognition could help discover fate of Holocaust victims

Facial recognition could help discover fate of Holocaust victims

"Face to Face" project asks people via social media to send in pictures for scans.
Jan 22 2020 6:59AM
Alphabet CEO Pichai backs temporary ban on facial-recognition technology

Alphabet CEO Pichai backs temporary ban on facial-recognition technology

Could be used for nefarious purposes.
Jan 21 2020 6:38AM
EU mulls five-year ban on facial recognition tech in public areas

EU mulls five-year ban on facial recognition tech in public areas

To give it time to work out how to prevent abuses.
Jan 17 2020 1:18PM
Home Affairs delays Australia's airport smartgate upgrade

Home Affairs delays Australia's airport smartgate upgrade

Rollout now planned from 2021.
Dec 20 2019 7:05AM
Human Rights Commission wants moratorium on expanding facial recognition

Human Rights Commission wants moratorium on expanding facial recognition

Until laws are passed to regulate automated decision making.
Dec 17 2019 1:26PM
Home Affairs purges public details of Australia's airport smartgate upgrade

Home Affairs purges public details of Australia's airport smartgate upgrade

Confusion over border IT project continues.
Nov 28 2019 6:55AM
Microsoft to probe work of Israeli facial recognition startup it funded

Microsoft to probe work of Israeli facial recognition startup it funded

Possible unethical use in West Bank.
Nov 18 2019 1:20PM
Home Affairs extends Vision-Box airport departures smartgates deal

Home Affairs extends Vision-Box airport departures smartgates deal

But no word on status of arrivals deal.
Sep 27 2019 10:55AM
Amazon CEO says company working on facial recognition regulations

Amazon CEO says company working on facial recognition regulations

Following rebuke of its previous strategies.
Sep 26 2019 1:22PM
Qld deploys new Unisys biometrics system for licence applications

Qld deploys new Unisys biometrics system for licence applications

Continues fight against identity fraud.
Sep 11 2019 11:25AM
Future of facial recognition at Australian airports now uncertain

Future of facial recognition at Australian airports now uncertain

Home Affairs moves to remediate old stock amid replacement project.
Aug 23 2019 7:02AM

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