Facial Recognition

20 stories about Facial Recognition
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Israel's secret biometric database revealed

17.07.21|Omer Kabir
The database was created without planning by Israel’s Population and Immigration Authority, which wants to legalize it, without the restrictions regulating the country’s official database
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CyberArk uncovers significant vulnerability in Windows Hello facial recognition

The vulnerability allowed an attacker with physical access to the device to manipulate the authentication process by capturing or recreating a photo of the target’s face and subsequently plugging in a custom-made USB device to inject the spoofed images
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AnyVision raises $235 million Series C led by SoftBank

07.07.21|Golan Hazani
The Series C is one of the largest ever funding rounds for an AI-based face recognition company and comes after it had previously raised a total of $115 million. AnyVision employs 240 people, half of them in Israel
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Intel reveals Israel-developed facial authentication to secure financial transactions

06.01.21|James Spiro
The on-device solution can be used on smart locks, at kiosks, or ATM machines
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E-scooter service Bird will implement face recognition technology from Israel’s AU10TIX

05.01.21|James Spiro
The Israeli technology will integrate within the scooter-sharing app to prevent fraud and underage riders
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Checkout by selfie: The startup aiming to take customized shopping to the next level with facial recognition

26.12.20|Allon Sinai
Israeli company Preciate, founded by former Amdocs CEO Avi Naor and the former head of the cyber division at Unit 8200 Eyal Fisher, was forced to pivot due to Covid-19, but is getting back on track with its Pay by Face service
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Rafael enters the computer vision market, in talks to launch joint defense company with AnyVision

03.09.20|Golan Hazani
According to the terms of the deal, Rafael will acquire 50% of the shares of a new defense-orientated company that will be jointly founded
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Unmasking the potential and risks of facial recognition technologies

06.07.20|Dov Greenbaum
While FRT is ostensibly as useful a tool in combating crime as facial masks are in stopping the spread of Covid-19, its inherent ethical issues and quickly changing science could muddy the waters for its future uses
מימין סלע בלונדהיים גיל פרי אלירן קוטה D-ID

Israeli Privacy Protection Startup D-ID Raises $13.5 Million

27.05.20|Meir Orbach
The company helps organizations comply with privacy regulations by fooling face recognition algorithms
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Juganu Wants to Light the Way Forward in the Digital Revolution

07.05.20|Allon Sinai
With investments from telecom giants Comcast Ventures and Amdocs, Israeli startup Juganu is aiming to revolutionize light and connectivity through an innovative solution
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Unmasking Quarantine Dodgers: Facial Recognition Startup Corsight AI Raises $5 million

26.04.20|Adi Pick
The company has developed the ability to recognize faces even if they are hidden by face masks, protective goggles, and plastic face shields—common wear during the Covid-19 pandemic
ועידת הדיגיטל והמובייל אוריאל רווה Anyvision

Microsoft Sells its Stake in AnyVision, Desists Minor Investments in Facial Identification Technologies

29.03.20|Raphael Kahan
In November, Microsoft started an investigation into the Israeli startup after multiple media outlets reported its technology was being used by Israeli forces to surveil Palestinians in the West Bank
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Jeff Bezos, Meghan Markle, and You Have This in Common: Privacy Concerns

31.01.20|Dov Greenbaum
Passwords are both easily cracked and forgotten but available alternatives, such as biometric facial recognition technologies, raise their own prominent concerns
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Microsoft Announces Probe Into Israeli Facial Recognition Startup’s West Bank Activity

17.11.19|Omer Kabir
Microsoft has hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to look into the operations of Tel Aviv-based AnyVision, to see if the use of its technology by Israeli forces in the West Bank violates Microsoft’s ethical principles
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Can Facial Recognition Technologies, Privacy, and the Freedom of Expression Co-Exist?

10.11.19|Limor Shmerling Magazanik and Noam Rosen
Tech policy experts Limor Shmerling Magazanik and Noam Rosen outline possible measures to reduce privacy infringement caused by law enforcement agencies’ use of facial recognition software
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Think Before You Ink: in the Age of Biometrics, Tattoos Are Becoming a Major Privacy Issue

24.05.19|Dov Greenbaum
Like a fingerprint, every tattoo is ostensibly unique and can be used by law enforcement agencies and other entities for identification and profiling
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Where Everybody Knows Your Face

22.03.19|Dov Greenbaum
Researcher Dov Greenbaum examines how legislation affects facial recognition technology for better or worse
ועידת הדיגיטל והמובייל ד"ר רונן יוכפז מנהל אגף הפיתוח בחטיבה

Bank Hapoalim Partners With Local Startup to Give Biometric Access to Bank Accounts

31.10.18|Racheli Bindman
Using AnyVision’s facial recognition technologies, the bank can let customers open a bank account online without having to come to the bank personally, Ronen Yochpaz, a vice president at the bank said
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Your Personal Secrets May Be Written All Over Your Face

05.04.18|Keren Tsuriel Harari
Facial recognition technology offers enormous promise in medicine, security and consumer applications, but concerns about privacy and abuse also bear examination
מימין סלע בלונדהיים גיל פרי אלירן קוטה D-ID

Startup that Tricks Facial Recognition Algorithms Raises $4 Million

22.01.18|Hagar Ravet
By manipulating photos, D-ID cripples surveillance systems that hunt for facial features