First Tech Federal Credit Union announced a pilot program with MasterCard that will enable First Tech employees to authenticate and verify transactions using facial recognition and fingerprint biometrics.
A new study finds that shoppers think it is cool to get digital help finding relevant products and information – and navigating the store. But they are creeped out by digital capabilities that identify, track and use location and demographics.
Researchers at the University of North Carolina – Wilmington are helping law enforcement groups find real-world uses for facial recognition technology. One specific example is “MIDO” or “Multiple Image Dataset Organizer,” which researchers believe could have helped law enforcement compile that mass amount of information and images that flooded in after the Boston Marathon bombings. After the data is compiled, facial recognition technology could takes effect.