Facial Recognition Technology Current Affairs, GK & News

Texas: Legal Suit on Facebook facial recognition

On February 14, 2022, attorney general office of Texas sued Meta’s (FB.O) Facebook, after alleging that it has violated state privacy protections with facial-recognition technology. Highlights Facebook was alleged that, its facial-recognition technology collected biometric data of millions of Texans without their consent. It accused Facebook of capturing biometric information from videos and photos that users uploaded ..

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Airports to get facial recognition from 2022

The air passengers can use a face scan as their boarding pass from 2022. The first airports to roll out the facility are Kolkata, Pune, Varanasi and Vijayawada. What is the plan? The NEC Corporation Private Limited has been chosen by the Airport Authority of India to implement the project. The details of face recognition ..

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Tokyo 2020: First Olympics to deploy facial recognition technology to increase security

Tokyo 2020 will be first Olympics to use facial recognition technology to increase security around all venues. For this, games organisers have partnered with Japanese telecommunications and information technology giant NEC to develop the first system of this kind to be implemented at an Olympics games. Key Facts The facial recognition technology will use IC ..

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