Technology News from Wired News – Smile, You're On Scan Camera. Do you know that face scans are being used at casinos, ATMs, and at the welfare office? Do you know that such technologies aren't 100 percent accurate?
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The government is scurrying to work the kinks out of the existing technology through a $50 million project called the HumanID project. The Department of Defense is once again funding university research for the program, with the goal of identifying people 500 feet from a sensor in a variety of lighting and background situations.
The HumanID program will “move biometric technology to its next logical step — the recognition of non-cooperative subjects with high accuracy,” according to the DoD's website.