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Technology News from Wired NewsSmile, 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.

[Privacy Digest]

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