Facial recognition techniques make it possible to trace the faces of police officers, even if hidden in riot gear. Thus activists overturn the perspective of surveillance: they have not eliminated power, but they have made it democratic.
The Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has developed new software for facial recognition. It specializes in identifying the facial features typical of the minority of Uyghurs.
Citizens of Peru now have an opportunity to renew their National Identity Document via App DNI BioFacial. One simply needs to download the app and pay the renovation fee at the National Bank.
Face masks have become a way of life due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We now wear them nearly everywhere we go. Here you can find more about the projects working on how to verify someone’s identity while maintaining overall safety in places that require a higher level of security.
Since 2009, coders have created thousands of amazing experiments using Chrome, Android, AI, Web VR, AR and more. Find showcasing projects here, along with helpful tools and resources, to inspire others to create new experiments. Here are collections of experiments to explore, with new ones added every week. Have fun.
Founders of InsightART participated in the study of the lost Raphael’s painting and helped to restore it with the help of a robotic scanner. InsightART’s used one of the first x-ray machines specialised in art investigation which has helped to explore the secrets of the lost Raphael.
New article by WIRED explores the roll-out raises concerns about the creep of surveillance tech in the private sector. Branches of the Southern Co-op are using facial recognition to look for potential shoplifters.
Reface is the viral face-swap video app has been downloaded over 70 million times since it launched in January 2020. The Silicon Valley venture firm leads a $5.5 million seed round in the deep tech entertainment startup.
At the conference “Transmedial Turn? Potentials, problems, and points to consider, host by the University of Tartu, FACETS post-doc Silvia Barbotto talks about Transface: Multimedias and storytelling.
Understanding the link between specific genes and facial features could be useful for treating facial malformations or for orthodontics.