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AI-Powered, Wearable-Enabled COVID-19 Screening Solution Begins Validation

Jan 15, 2021 |

Despite millions of tests per day, the United States remains mired in the darkest phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, with thousands of daily deaths and rising case numbers. One heavy-hitter contributor to this crisis is COVID-19’s propensity for asymptomatic transmission, which medical researchers estimate may account for around 59% of all COVID-19 transmission. Read more…

ACLU Objects to Expansion of Facial Recognition by CBP

Dec 28, 2020 |

On November 9, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) proposed a rule that would vastly expand its use of facial biometrics. Specifically, the notice proposes an expansion of biometric identity verification for non-US travelers both entering and exiting the US, including at airports, seaports, and land border crossings. Read more…

For ‘Open Banking,’ Data is a Person

Sep 18, 2020 |

The pandemic has accelerated the shift to digital financial services such as “open banking.” That has resulted in increased fraud, up an estimated 11 percent since the novel coronavirus hit. Read more…

Facial Analytics Take on New Expressions

Oct 4, 2012 |Big data research proves rather useful in simply being able to look upon and analyze more than is humanly possible. For example, it would take a person an entire lifetime to view a week’s worth of uploaded YouTube videos. Assuming the optimistic rate... Read more…

The Big Data Behind Biometric Identity

Aug 2, 2012 |What does it take to encompass the entire population for identification using biometric data? In pure numbers, a recent project called Aadhaar was to handle 100+ million verifications for every ten hours a day, translating to four terabytes of audit log data for every ten days, each byte of which must be guaranteed, according to.... Read more…
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