Thursday, July 29

reconocimiento facial

China, Noticias, reconocimiento facial, Tencent, Videojuegos

Tencent blocks games for children with facial recognition | Digital Trends Spanish

In China, the company Tencent has announced a controversial measure: they will use facial recognition to prevent minors from spending too much time in front of a screen, playing video games. The official announcement indicates that some minors have used some tricks to bypass the digital curfew that exists today. To do this, this new system will perform facial checks during the hours in which the best players are prohibited from playing - between 10 pm and 8 am - and for this, it will require that the users of the games are registered with their real name. "In the accounts that we detect that have been gambling overnight for more than a predetermined period and whose username corresponds to that of an adult, we will perform a facial recognition check," Tencent writes. And those who ref...
Bélgica, celular, dispositivo, inteligencia artificial, móviles, Noticias, Políticos, reconocimiento facial, smartphone, Tendencias

IA warns if politicians are distracted by looking at your cell phone | Digital Trends Spanish

Dries Deporteer is a Belgian digital artist who is tired of his country's politicians not doing their job. For this reason, it has decided to act and has done so through an innovative technological device. Deporter has created Artificial Intelligence (AI) that uses technologies such as facial recognition to determine whether politicians are looking at their cell phones during parliamentary sessions. The Flemish Scrollers, as this invention is known, is a system that automatically tags politicians in the Parliament of Flanders, in Belgium, when it detects that they are distracted by checking their smartphone. The artist uses the sessions broadcast live on the YouTube channel of the Parliament of his country. If there are no live broadcasts, previous videos on the same platform are anal...
actualizaciones, aplicacion, app, biometria, funciones, llamadas grupales, llamadas perdidas, mensajería, Noticias, reconocimiento facial, Telefonía celular, whatsapp

WhatsApp refines improvements for unlocking and group calls | Digital Trends Spanish

The WhatsApp messaging service is working on improvements to its biometric unlocking system that expand the alternatives available for its application on Android. WhatsApp allows you to configure a biometric system in order to unlock the application. While on iOS you can use both the fingerprint (TouchID) and facial recognition (Face ID), on Android at the moment there is only the first alternative. According to the portal WABetainfo, the beta version of this app shows that the company is already working on improvements for the unlock function, specifically, in providing options that go beyond the fingerprint. Thus, WhatsApp would allow the establishment of a biometric system other than the fingerprint. The measure would also be accompanied by a name change in the configuration set...
Noticias, reconocimiento facial, Tendencias

Judicial setback: facial recognition violated human rights | Digital Trends Spanish

In an unprecedented ruling, a UK court found that facial recognition technology used by British police violated human rights and data protection. The Great Britain Court of Appeal deemed the use of the techniques used in the case of Ed Bridges, a civil rights activist, "illegal". Bridges argued that the South Wales police caused him "distress", when they scanned his face while shopping in 2017 and during a peaceful protest against the use of weapons in 2018. According to the ruling, who is subject to the use of surveillance technology and where it is implemented, are decisions in which "too much discretion is given to the police officers." The ruling established that there was no clear guide on where the AFR Locate software and who could be put on the watch list. Furthe...
clearwiev, Computación, FaceApp, fotografias, Noticias, reconocimiento facial, Tendencias

This tool protects photos from facial recognition | Digital Trends Spanish

With the pandemic of coronavirusProbably two of the biggest global concerns of 2020 have been the privacy of personal data and the use of techniques facial recognition, driven by the boom in artificial intelligence and the machine learning. Multiple platforms and applications have been questioned for collecting photographs to build facial recognition models, among which the startup U.S Clearview.ai or the Russian app FaceApp. According The New York TimesClearview AI downloaded billions of photos online to create a police tool that allows a person's name and contact information to be known, including their Facebook profile, with just a photograph. Meanwhile, FaceApp is an app that became popular in mid-2020 for applying filters to images, but which was accused of collec...