Posts Tagged: Facial Recognition Technology


The Varying Laws Governing Facial Recognition Technology

News coverage abounds about the latest breakthroughs in facial recognition technology. But, while this technology is an amazing technical achievement, it is not without potential drawbacks to …

Police surveillance innovations include facial recognition, social media analytics

Data mining and predictive analytics designed to enhance the decision making process for law enforcement officials have been utilized in Richmond, VA, for more than a decade …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 1

Multi-billion dollar industry developing for face and eye recognition systems

Biosensor technologies, a tech sector which involves the use of devices that can detect and measure biological functions in living things, is set to become a very …
By Gene Quinn & Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 0

Can better facial recognition technology prevent the next ISIL attack?

Facial recognition technologies often raise privacy concerns, but as it becomes more reliable and accurate it can also identify suspicious persons before they are able to execute …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 0

US government sued for infringing surveillance system patents

Recently, a small business that designs, installs and services digital video surveillance systems, 3rd Eye Surveillance, sued the United States federal government for alleged patent infringement. The …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 2

Intel Patent Apps Show Security Focus with Real-Time Facial Detection and Radio Frequency Tracking

In our recent review of Intel patent applications we were intrigued by a couple of newly published patent applications that discuss tools for marketing campaigns, including one …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

Video Conferencing and Software Dominate Cisco Patent Activity

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO), of San Jose, CA, is a dominant force in the market of developing and commercializing computer networking solutions for many types of …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 2

Event Security with Surveillance Technologies

Various governmental agencies have acknowledged that better methods of identifying risks in a crowd environment would be beneficial in preventing criminal activity. Security is always heightened at …

Intel Innovation: Live Music Performance, Pool Cleaners, Adaptive Facial Recognition System, Offline Advertising

Live music performance broadcast across Internet channels is the focus of today’s featured patent application here at IPWatchdog. Intel is hoping to protect a system that …
By Steve Brachmann
8 years ago 3

FTC Recommends Best Practices for Companies Using Facial Recognition Technologies

Facial recognition technologies have been adopted in a variety of contexts, ranging from online social networks and mobile apps to digital signs, the FTC staff report states.  …

Facial Recognition Technology Raising Privacy Concerns

As I read through the patents and patent applications discussed below, and the many more I did not include, I started to wonder whether anyone has any …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 10

Facebook Facial Recognition Tool Poses New Security Threats

Although Facebook originally discussed the use of facial recognition technology in a small blog post on the site back in December, it was listed as unavailable until …
By Renee C. Quinn
10 years ago 2