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Face recognition flushes out China's toilet paper crooks

Added: 23.03.2017 6:41 | 3 views | 0 comments


A years-long crime spree by Chinese toilet paper thieves may have reached the end of its roll after park officials in southern Beijing installed facial recognition technology to flush out bathroom bandits. Park managers at the Temple of Heaven, an expanse of imperial landmarks in the capital, spent three years testing ways to foil the toilet looters, including fingerprinting and laser sensors, before they settled on the new technology, which was introduced over the weekend. Elderly square dancers taking their bathroom breaks on Tuesday were greeted by a robotic voice: "Welcome! Please stand in the recognition zone".

Facial Recognition Databases Give Congress the Creeps

Added: 23.03.2017 0:58 | 2 views | 0 comments

Democrats and Republicans alike assailed the FBI on Wednesday for its use of facial recognition software to identify potential suspects.

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Face recognition flushes out China's toilet paper crooks

Added: 23.03.2017 0:31 | 4 views | 0 comments


A years-long crime spree by Chinese toilet paper thieves may have reached the end of its roll after park officials in southern Beijing installed facial recognition technology to flush out bathroom bandits. Park managers at the Temple of Heaven, an expanse of imperial landmarks in the capital, spent three years testing ways to foil the toilet looters, including fingerprinting and laser sensors, before they settled on the new technology, which was introduced over the weekend. Elderly square dancers taking their bathroom breaks on Tuesday were greeted by a robotic voice: "Welcome! Please stand in the recognition zone".

Apple unveils updated iPad with lowest-ever price

Added: 22.03.2017 15:42 | 1 views | 0 comments


Apple Inc unveiled an updated version of its iPad tablet with a brighter screen on Tuesday, available to order from Friday and with a $329 starting price that is the lowest ever for a full-sized tablet from Apple. Apple also said its smaller iPhone SE model will be available in 32 and 128 gigabyte (GB) versions, replacing the 16 GB and 64 GB models. Apple is widely expected to unveil an update to its flagship iPhone this fall that might have new features such as wireless charging, 3-D facial recognition and a curved display.

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US lawmakers question police use of facial recognition tech

Added: 22.03.2017 15:33 | 4 views | 0 comments


Reacting to concerns about the mass collection of photographs in police databases, U.S. lawmakers plan to introduce legislation to limit the use of facial recognition technology by the FBI and other law enforcement organizations.
The FBI and police departments across the country can search a group of databasescontaining more than 400 million photographs, many of them from the drivers' licenses of people who have never committed a crime. The photos of more than half of U.S adults are contained in a series of FBI and state databases,  released in October.

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