Commercial face recognition software claims 90% accuracy

Posted on August 24th, 2010 Dan
Source: Daily Mail/Vigilant

Privacy concerns: Face.com has made software available that can identify people from photographs on the internet through facial recognition technology (file picture)

A software company is developing revolutionary software which provides the ability to identify people from photographs posted on the internet.

Face.com has produced technology that can identify individuals on social networking sites and online galleries by comparing their image against a known picture of them.

It means detailed profiles of individuals can be built up purely from online photographs and critics have said it could lead to exploitation…


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