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AI-powered system can inspect a car in seconds using bomb detecting tech

FOX News

Fox News correspondent Grady Trimble has the latest on fears the technology will spiral out of control on'Special Report.' This is what you call speedy service. UVeye is a new system that uses artificial intelligence to perform multi-point vehicle inspections in seconds, saving hours of work compared to traditional methods. "It's kind of like an MRI for your car," UVeye Chief Marketing Officer Yaron Saghiv told Fox News Digital. The technology uses computer vision and deep learning originally developed in Israel as a security system that could scan below vehicles for explosive devices and other smuggled items.

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Whether you're monitoring arriving packages or watching for nefarious activity, these days it's important to secure your home with a video doorbell. I own this specific doorbell myself and really love it, especially when I'm home alone. The 1080p video is clear and smooth, and it was relatively easy to install. I also like to scare my husband by randomly speaking to him through it. This joke never gets old (well, for me it doesn't).

Tech's ambassador to Washington gambles his career on AI

Washington Post - Technology News

In 2018, Smith called for policies that would require the government to obtain a warrant to use facial recognition, as competitors such as Amazon aggressively pursued government facial recognition contracts. In 2019, he criticized Facebook for the impact of foreign influence on its platform during the 2016 elections -- an issue Microsoft's business-oriented social network, LinkedIn, largely didn't confront. He has said that Section 230, a key law that social media companies use as a shield from lawsuits, had outlived its utility.

TSA's facial recognition for air travel sparks privacy outrage

FOX News

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Check your phone NOW: 19 devices have facial recognition that can be tricked with photos

Daily Mail - Science & tech

Since launching on the iPhone X back in 2017, facial recognition has become a staple feature in most smartphones. But while the technology is undeniably handy, it could land you in hot water if you have a smartphone from Honor, Motorola, Nokia, Oppo, Samsung, Vivo, or Xiaomi. Experts from Which? have warned that 19 phones from these popular brands have facial recognition systems that can easily be fooled by 2D photos. Lisa Barber, Tech Editor at Which?, said: 'It's unacceptable that brands are selling phones that can easily be duped using a 2D photo, particularly if they are not making their customers aware of this vulnerability. 'Our findings have really worrying implications for people's security and susceptibility to scams.' Since launching on the iPhone X back in 2017, facial recognition has become a staple feature in most smartphones.

'Astonishing' 3D scans reveal Titanic shipwreck in extraordinary new detail

Washington Post - Technology News

Parkinson called the effort an "unprecedented mapping and digitalization operation of the Titanic … one of the most famous yet inaccessible man-made objects." It took place over six weeks in 2022 and faced bad weather and technical complications. But the scans that followed meant the ship could then be mapped in "extraordinary detail," according to the company.

First full-sized 3D scan of the Titanic shipwreck captured

Al Jazeera

The wreck of the ill-fated Titanic ocean liner has been visualised in full for the first time as part of what researchers say is the "largest underwater scanning project in history". The first full-sized 3D scan of the Titanic shipwreck, published on Wednesday, may reveal more details about the ship's fateful journey across the Atlantic more than a century ago. The model was created with data using deep-sea mapping gathered by two submersibles – named Romeo and Juliet – during a six-week expedition to the North Atlantic wreck site in summer 2022. In all, the mission gathered 16TB of data from the wreckage that lies at a depth of nearly 4,000 metres (13,123 feet). The high-resolution images, published by the BBC, reconstruct the wreck in great detail.

Police to use facial recognition technology in Cardiff during Beyoncé concert

The Guardian

Police will use live facial recognition technology in Cardiff during the Beyoncé concert on Wednesday, despite concerns about racial bias and human rights. The technology will be used in Cardiff city centre, but not at the stadium, to "support" the artist's concert at the Principality stadium by identifying wanted individuals and ensuring safeguarding, South Wales police said, as the artist kicks off the UK leg of her first solo headline tour in seven years. A spokesperson for the force said the technology would be used in the city centre, not at the concert itself. In the past, police use of live facial recognition (LFR) in England and Wales had been limited to special operations such as football matches or the coronation, when there was a crackdown on protesters. Daragh Murray, a senior lecturer of law at Queen Mary University in London, said the normalisation of invasive surveillance capability at events such as a concert was concerning, and was taking place without any real public debate.

Ministers looking at body-worn facial recognition technology for police

The Guardian

Ministers are calling for facial recognition technology to be "embedded" in everyday policing, including potentially linking it to the body-worn cameras officers use as they patrol streets. Until now, police use of live facial recognition in England and Wales has been limited to special operations such as football matches or the coronation. Prof Fraser Sampson, the biometrics and surveillance camera commissioner, said the potential expansion was "very significant" and that "the Orwellian concerns of people, the ability of the state to watch every move, is very real". The government's intentions were revealed in a document produced for the surveillance camera commissioner, discussing changes to the oversight of technology and surveillance. It said: "This issue is made more pressing given the policing minister [Chris Philp] expressed his desire to embed facial recognition technology in policing and is considering what more the government can do to support the police on this. Such embedding is extremely likely to include exploring integration of this technology with police body-worn video."

TSA is testing facial recognition at U.S. airports. Here's what that means for you


If you're traveling through an airport in Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Detroit, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Orlando, and a handful of other U.S. airports, you may notice a new biometric measure TSA is using to verify your identity. TSA is testing facial recognition to see if the technology can enhance security and make TSA screening more efficient. After passengers insert their driver's license or passport into the TSA card reader, their faces will be processed by a camera that compares them to the picture on their identification. Also: AI may compromise our personal information if companies aren't held responsible According to the Associated Press, this facial recognition method ensures TSA can verify a person's identity and confirm their form of identification is valid. Once the process is complete, a TSA agent approves the screening, and the passenger is on their way.