New ‘e-skin’ tech turns your body into a walking display

A new breakthrough could help pave the way to our transhuman future as cyborgs. Researchers in Japan have developed a super thin and flexible protective film that can be used to create electronic skin (e-skin) displays. Why put a display on your body? The most obvious applications could be for health and training, with simple displays … Continue reading New ‘e-skin’ tech turns your body into a walking display

No Place To Hide – Software That Identifies Any Passing Face Is Ready For Market

Is it worth the convenience for a machine to recognize your face? Submit a selfie, and you don't need to carry a ticket into a concert, promises Moscow's NTechLab, which used face-scanning technology to let people into a electronic music festival this summer. Of course, the selfies, once submitted, stay with NTechLab, which is free … Continue reading No Place To Hide – Software That Identifies Any Passing Face Is Ready For Market

China develops first facial recognition ATM

China has unveiled the world’s first ATM with facial recognition technology, which its designers say will help reduce theft and fraud. The ATM was developed in a joint venture between Tsinghua University and Tzekwan Technology in China’s eastern Zhejiang province,South China Morning Post reported on Sunday. The company specializes in security protection for financial transactions.The ATM … Continue reading China develops first facial recognition ATM

SMILE’ – U.S. Customs Quietly Launches Facial Recognition Experiment at DC Airport.

SMILE' - U.S. Customs Quietly Launches Facial Recognition Experiment at DC Airport. By Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai Gearing up for the mark of the Beast The next time you come back from overseas and flash your American passport at Washington, DC’s Dulles airport, customs officers might take a picture of you and use facial recognition technology to … Continue reading SMILE’ – U.S. Customs Quietly Launches Facial Recognition Experiment at DC Airport.