Facial recognition stories
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 has admitted it uses facial recognition in some North Island stores and says it is undertaking a trial of the technology at further stores to test its effectiveness in crime reduction.
Identity Check online system pilot launched despite gaps over privacy, rights
The government is banking on an online system for checking people's identity despite persistent gaps around its implications for humans rights, ethics and Māori.
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
"This shift toward iris biometrics technology is creating lucrative opportunities for biometric solution providers."
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 has partnered with IDEMIA and Haventec to launch the first decentralised blockchain ecosystem using a facial authentication solution 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
The facial recognition reader scans users’ faces to identify them before providing access.
South Australian Govt names Vix Vizion as official provider of facial recognition software
Vix Vizion’s Australian-owned Imagus Facial Recognition Software has been approved as an officially recognised solution, and placed on the government's website for licensed premises and systems integrators to contact.
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.
D-Link brings thermal scan/facial recognition camera to ANZ
The device can scan a large crowd and automatically raise an alert if a person with an elevated temperature is found.
What lies beneath – the new power of video
Top-line cameras now have computing chips inbuilt, which allow them to perform high-level tasks such as self-learning video analytics and advanced functionality across multiple sensors, such as blocking part of a view to maintain privacy.