Tag: facial recognition

EU survey finds half of the Maltese ready to share facial...

While the Maltese rank among the top scorers in their willingness to share facial images for identity recognition by authorities, they are also on the lower end of the spectrum in their awareness of Data Protection authorities.

Moscow court case challenges city’s facial recognition use after launch

Moscow has stepped up its drive to launch facial recognition technology over the past year, spending or allocating at least 3.3 billion roubles (£40.5 million) on hardware for the project, the database of state purchases showed.

Facial recognition technology struggles to see past gender binary

Facial recognition technology is failing to recognise transgender people new research has shown, raising concerns about discrimination as the use of the...

Facial recognition not perfected but still a help – Police Officer

In spite of the technological advances which have been made in facial recognition, Police Inspector Joesph Busuttil said that these were still not of...

London to test facial recognition cameras on shoppers

London's Metropolitan Police (Met) will be launching a facial recognition camera trial in bustling areas of London on Monday and Tuesday. According to British...

Huawei: Is Big Brother watching you?

In part one, we saw that new sophisticated cameras from telecoms company Huawei, are to be piloted to support crime prevention in Paceville. This...

Huawei: Malta rushes in where the US fears to tread

Sophisticated cameras from Chinese technology company Huawei are set to be tried out in Paceville, to support the police in recognising suspects and preventing...

Watch: Malta is putting the cart before the horse in facial...

“The right to privacy is sacrosanct and the right to internet access and rights emanating from that should be constitutionally protected”. This strong statement...