Facial recognition stories
Livestock facial recognition tech Stoktake getting popular
Stoktake takes a photo of the animal's face on a smartphone or tablet and uploads it to Stoktake’s proprietary AI and machine learning cloud platform.
SALTO Systems acquires UK technology innovator TouchByte
SALTO Systems acquires UK tech innovator TouchByte to enhance its secure face recognition access control solutions.
Privacy Commissioner mulls biometrics code of practice
The Privacy Commissioner is looking into whether the use of biometrics needs to be regulated by a new code of practice.
Outdoor advertisers using smart technology to reach more customers
Technology that lets outdoor advertisers track people in the street is spreading, though the marketing industry says it is at pains not to invade privacy.
Foodstuffs trialling an expansion of facial recognition tech to further stores
Foodstuffs admits using facial recognition in some NZ stores, facing criticism while expanding technology trial.
Identity Check online system pilot launched despite gaps over privacy, rights
Government's online identity check system raises concerns over human rights, ethics, and Māori engagement. Nationwide pilot underway.
Incode partners with Hoteza for biometric check-in
Incode has announced a new strategic partnership with Hoteza, which is said to offer seamless and secure hotel self-check-In through biometric authentication.
Exclusive: HID offers cutting-edge access management
HID powers the hardware and software that help businesses, schools and governments secure access and allow insight into their people, places and things.
Iris biometrics market set to expand nearly 4X by 2030
Iris biometrics market to expand 4X by 2030, with COVID-19 driving adoption for safety reasons, says Persistence Market Research.
Incode Omni to be sold in Indonesia by TOTM Technologies
Incode and TOTM Technologies have formed a strategic partnership to meet accelerated demand for Omnichannel identity experiences in Indonesia.
Benefits vs risks of facial recognition technology
Once a distant, futuristic concept, facial recognition technology is now found in many technological applications with a variety of different functions.
Māori data specialists not consulted on facial recognition technology - data sovereignty expert
Māori data specialists are accusing the government of ignoring them while going ahead and expanding the reach of facial recognition technology.
DeFi blockchain ecosystem powered by facial recognition becomes Aus first
BAXE, IDEMIA, and Haventec have partnered to launch a decentralised blockchain ecosystem using facial authentication for identity verification in Australia. .
Review prompts police to halt plans to use facial recognition technology
Police are pressing pause for now on using facial recognition technology to identify people off live camera feeds, but will still use it on stored footage.
Australia's OAIC orders Clearview AI to delete all images of Australians in landmark privacy win
Clearview AI does not comply with the Privacy Act 1988 and ‘interfered with the privacy of Australian invidividuals’.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Torutek?
We speak to CEO Chris Yu to learn about Torutek, a New Zealand-based software firm harnessing the power of AI, IoT, and facial recognition.
Facial recognition company Vix Vizion enhances product for AU hospitality workers
Australian facial biometrics and analytics organisation Vix Vizion has responded to user feedback and released an improved user interface.
Software-based facial recognition in payments industry to dominate by 2025
There will be more than 1.4 billion users of facial recognition software used for payments alone in 2025, up from 671 million in 2020.
How to stage large-scale events in COVID-19 era
The solution manages workforce needs for public events, plus supports contactless clock on and contact tracing.
Facial recognition control solution hits ANZ
Centaman Entrance Control introduces new facial recognition technology for access gates in Australia and New Zealand.
South Australian Govt names Vix Vizion as official provider of facial recognition software
Vix Vizion selected as solutions provider for South Australian government's gambling register, using facial recognition technology.
COVID-19 crushes fingerprint reader market
However, the biometrics market is expected to regain momentum with alternatives already beginning to find their feet.
Addressing the knowledge gap in the Australian security industry
Nowadays, access control can be combined with video and alarm systems, which can, in turn, link up with licence plate recognition, audio and facial solutions.
Australians uneasy about facial recognition tech - report
Half of Australians believe their privacy is being invaded by the tech, and two-thirds think they should be able to opt out of databases using it.