Apple reportedly buys an AI-based face recognition startup
The RealFace deal could hint at hands-free authentication for your iPhone.
Facial recognition will replace passports in Australia
International airport arrivals could "literally just walk out like at a domestic airport."
WooHoo is an Echo with a touchscreen, facial recognition and more
The device is also a full-on IoT hub.
Synaptics combines face and fingerprint recognition on your phone
You can even sign in to your bank using both methods at the same time.
MIT's AI figured out how humans recognize faces
The system came up with the technique by itself, after being trained on a battery of sample images.
Disney makes facial capture tech more practical for movies
You can train the system to spot expressions in a fraction of the usual time.
ICYMI: Orbital space junk is putting us in jeopardy
The US Air Force can track 10,000 pieces of space debris at a time.
Cops' facial recognition database has half of US adults on file
Worse, there are no standards ensuring the system's accuracy.
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