facial recognition

FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2020, file photo, a video surveillance camera is installed on the ceiling above a subway platform in the Court Street station in the Brooklyn borough of New York. State lawmakers across the U.S. are reconsidering the tradeoffs of facial recognition technology amid civil rights and racial bias concerns. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Biden administration trying to find happy medium when it comes to facial recognition

In today’s Federal Newscast, Can the government safely and equitably use facial recognition for identity proofing? That’s the question the General Services…

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IRS walks away from facial recognition to access online tools after backlash

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(Photo by Glenn Fawcett)As part of CBP’s one-to-one biometric facial recognition testing on inbound, international flights, a traveler has his photo taken and compared against his passport photo to confirm his identity at Dulles Airport. Photo by Glenn Fawcett

CBP building on facial recognition successes as travelers reap benefits of expedited process

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(AP Photo/Eric Risberg)In this photo taken Tuesday, May 7, 2019, is a security camera in the Financial District of San Francisco. San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies as the technology creeps increasingly into daily life. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

DoD, DHS vet facial recognition tools for reliability in effort to build trust

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DHS on hunt for next generation of facial recognition technology

A facial recognition showcase in September will give the Department of Homeland Security a peek into the private sector’s latest biotechnology innovations.

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Intelligence community’s three A’s of digital transformation: Augmentation, AI and automation

For John Beieler, the director of Science and Technology for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, that means making sure agencies invest…

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NIST updating guidance on facial recognition algorithms

The pandemic has inspired new uses for facial recognition software, but may require tweaking of algorithms.

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