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facial-recognition software

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Apple supplier screens workers via facial recognition

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.

By Dec. 16, 2013

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Nokia X Software Platform

Nokia sure tried hard to give us something new, but its mashup of Android, Windows Phone, and Asha gives its Nokia X phone limited powers and a nagging identity crisis.

By Feb. 24, 2014

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Fill 'er up -- and pay using facial recognition

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.

By Jul. 24, 2013

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Are you a VIP? This facial recognition tech knows it

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.

By Jul. 18, 2013

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Privacy glasses screw with facial recognition systems

Prototype glasses equipped with near-infrared LEDs can fend off facial recognition systems by blinding them with science.

By Jun. 19, 2013

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Google nixes facial recognition in Glass for now

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.

By May. 31, 2013

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Finding Rover app tracks lost dogs using facial recognition

Lost your dog? Or found one in your neighborhood? A new mobile application is helping our beloved Lassies and Fidos come home.

By Aug. 14, 2013

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Facial-recognition tech played no role in ID'ing bomb suspects

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.

By Apr. 21, 2013

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Boston bombings: How facial recognition can cut investigation time to seconds

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.

By Apr. 18, 2013

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Facial recognition app matches strangers to online profiles

See someone on the train you'd like to date? NameTag, an upcoming app for Android, iOS, and Google Glass uses facial recognition technology to match passersby to their social-media and dating info.

By Jan. 7, 2014