A cold case comes back to life after facial recognition software recognizes an alleged US outlaw who'd been hiding out in Nepal.
Surveillance agency collecting millions of images daily for identifying and tracking intelligence targets, documents obtained by The New York Times reveal.
The overall goal is to catch anyone using a fake or borrowed ID, but more specifically, Pegatron wants to catch underage workers before they reach the factory.
Lost your dog? Or found one in your neighborhood? A new mobile application is helping our beloved Lassies and Fidos come home.
A Finnish company claims to be developing an instant checkout system that snaps your mug to access your cloud-based wallet. All you have to do is hit a button confirming the purchase.
New NEC software can identify celebrities and other glam customers in real time, sending an alert to retail or hospitality staff that someone is in immediate need of doting service.
Prototype glasses equipped with near-infrared LEDs can fend off facial recognition systems by blinding them with science.
The company declares it won't approve facial recognition in software for its high-tech specs "at this time" -- saying strong privacy protections will need to be in place first.
Videos taken at the crime scene could hold important clues. But it's a different kind of fast-forward investigators can now use to review all the footage. CNET's Kara Tsuboi goes face-to-face with facial recognition and surveillance.
Despite images of the suspects at the scene and in official databases, the software could not put names to their faces, Boston's police commissioner tells the Washington Post.