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China Goes full Black Mirror: The Future of Freedom

China has a special relationship with facial recognition and urban surveillance advances. Police officers in Zhengzhou, China have been spotted wearing sunglasses equipped with facial recognition software that allows them to identify individuals in a crowd. Tracking citizens is now that much easier, as in many respects Chinese military tech […]

Chinese Police Now Wear Smart Glasses With Facial Recognition Technology

Police in China wear hi-tech facial recognition sunglasses to nab suspects Chinese police have found a unique way to identify potential criminals and fight crime. Police in Zhengzhou, the provincial capital of Henan Province located in east-central China have introduced high-tech facial-recognition sunglasses to arrest offenders in the province’s railway station, according […]

Building Google’s Art and Culture Portrait Matcher

When my excited flatmates first showed me the portrait search functionality I was suitably amazed (and somewhat insulted) by the results. For those unfamiliar with it, this feature in Google Art and Culture allows you to find faces in Google’s digitised art collection which are similar to a selfie you submit. […]

Apple’s Face ID Is Another Step Toward the End of Anonymity

How Face ID affects the Fifth Amendment and opens the door for law enforcement to have easier access to your phone Photo: Elijah Nouvelage/AFP/Getty Images By now, you’re likely familiar with the iPhone X’s ability to use facial recognition technology to unlock your phone with “just a look.” You’ve also probably […]

Apple’s Face ID Is Another Step Toward the End of Anonymity

How Face ID affects the Fifth Amendment and opens the door for law enforcement to have easier access to your phone Photo: Elijah Nouvelage/AFP/Getty Images By now, you’re likely familiar with the iPhone X’s ability to use facial recognition technology to unlock your phone with “just a look.” You’ve also probably […]

How I built an image proxy server to anonymise images in twenty minutes

You can find the source code for this post at https://github.com/machinebox/toys/blob/master/anonproxy/main.go Let’s say you want to anonymise images by hiding any detected face, just by tweaking the src attribute of the tag in HTML. If we build a proxy server that does the work for us, we can prepend that server’s […]

The end of anonymity

IMAGE: Juliatim — 123RF Facial recognition has been around for a long time: anybody can create a reasonably accurate facial recognition system for around $35 using a Raspberry Pi and a few other components. But recent advances in processing capacity, image resolution and recognition algorithms now make this a convenient and secure […]

Smile, Your Face Is Now in a Database

How airports and DHS are using facial recognition on travelers Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images A crucial step has been added to international travel. If you aren’t a U.S. citizen, you might need more than just your documents in these 10 airports: Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta, Logan in Boston, O’Hare in […]

Smile, Your Face Is Now in a Database

How airports and DHS are using facial recognition on travelers Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images A crucial step has been added to international travel. If you aren’t a U.S. citizen, you might need more than just your documents in these 10 airports: Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta, Logan in Boston, O’Hare in […]

Private Companies Look to Cash in as Homeland Security Brings Facial Recognition to U.S. Borders

Continue reading on The Intercept » GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for the last 6 years. Currently focusing on mobile app development and IoT. http://copypasteprogrammers.comPlease follow and like us:0