Facial Recognition

Read: More than 1,000 Parents Sign Open Letter Calling for a Ban on Facial Recognition in Schools

More than 1,000 Parents Sign Open Letter Calling for a Ban on Facial Recognition in Schools

The letter is a part of a new effort by Fight for the Future, the digital rights group behind BanFacialRecognition.com that will specifically focus on K-12 schools.

Read: Temperature Scanning Systems: What’s on the Market, Promising Practices and More

Temperature Scanning Systems: What’s on the Market, Promising Practices and More

Using video surveillance cameras for thermal temperature monitoring is emerging as a viable option for campuses.

Read: Gilbert Christian Schools Improves Access Control & Security Operations

Gilbert Christian Schools Improves Access Control & Security Operations

A single platform is managing all of the security functions for this private school district, resulting in improved protection and greater convenience.

Read: Pandemic Forcing Campuses to Make Big Access Control Changes

Pandemic Forcing Campuses to Make Big Access Control Changes

The coronavirus is impacting everything from policies to technology uses, according to the 2020 Campus Safety Access Control, Lock and Lockdown Survey.

Read: SIA Issues Facial Recognition Policy Guidelines

SIA Issues Facial Recognition Policy Guidelines

The Security Industry Association says all technology, including facial recognition, must only be used in a lawful, ethical and nondiscriminatory fashion.

Read: Study Finds Face Coverings Reduce Accuracy of Facial Recognition Technology

Study Finds Face Coverings Reduce Accuracy of Facial Recognition Technology

The more of the nose a mask covers, the lower the facial recognition algorithm’s accuracy.

Read: Announcing the 2020 Campus Safety BEST Award Winners

Announcing the 2020 Campus Safety BEST Award Winners

Check out this year’s top campus public safety, security and emergency management products – the CS 2020 BEST Award winners!

Read: New Thermal Camera from Johnson Controls Scans for Skin Temperature

New Thermal Camera from Johnson Controls Scans for Skin Temperature

The Tyco Illustra Pro Thermal EST scans for elevated skin termperatures while people are in motion and has embedded facial recognition technology.

Read: Boston City Departments Can No Longer Use Facial Recognition

Boston City Departments Can No Longer Use Facial Recognition

The ban comes amid evidence that the technology is inaccurate when it comes to identifying people of color.

Read: Security Industry Association Makes Case Against Facial Recognition Ban

Security Industry Association Makes Case Against Facial Recognition Ban

A proposed bill would impose a blanket ban on most federal use of nearly all biometric and related image analytics technologies. Below, SIA makes its case for why the ban should not be passed.

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