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WEF launches framework for "trustworthy use" of facial recognition technology
03 Mar 2020
The framework aims to operationalise use cases and is designed to be deployed and tested as a tool to mitigate risks from potential unethical practices of the technology.
Businesses could challenge Portland’s proposed facial recognition ban
12 Feb 2020
Portland recently held a working session with business representatives and civil rights groups to discuss the proposals.
Cities going big on surveillance tech
08 Jan 2020
The global market for smart city surveillance equipment was worth €6.5 billion in 2018 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 24.5 per cent to reach €19.5 billion by 2023.
Smart city ranking focuses on citizens’ perceptions
07 Oct 2019
A new ranking focuses on how citizens perceive the priorities and effectiveness of smart city initiatives.
Japan to introduce ATMs with facial recognition
12 Sep 2019
Seven Bank, in partnership with NEC, is replacing its existing ATMs with new ones which incorporate biometric authentication technologies and QR code reader.
Landmark hearing finds use of facial recognition technology lawful
10 Sep 2019
The High Court ruled in favour of South Wales Police in the UK to allow the continued use of automated facial recognition but the technology remains controversial.
UK's ICO investigates use of live facial recognition technology
16 Aug 2019
The Information Commissioner’s investigation follows concerns reported in the media regarding the use of the technology in the King’s Cross area of London.
Ethics panel sets out future guidelines for using facial recognition software
04 Jun 2019
Following a review of the Met Police’s use of the technology, the panel recommends that live facial recognition software should only be deployed if five conditions can be met.
Robots equipped with facial and voice recognition at MWC19
25 Feb 2019
The androids include the the Smart Service Robot that can man reception areas and a surveillance robot that can detect the presence of strangers
What role will ride-sharing play in the post-Covid-19 era?
James Cox, CEO of MIT-born start-up Routable AI, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about future trends in the sector following the impact of the global pandemic.
03 Aug 2020
Taking a security-first approach to smart cities
30 Jul 2020
With AI, Yanbu has become smarter and safer
27 Jul 2020
Fibre can transform society but only if governments are prepared to give a helping hand
30 Jul 2020
WEBINAR: Smart technology and the pandemic: how digital twins are central to cities' strategies
26 Jul 2020
WEBINAR: The million sensors you didn’t know you already have. The unexpected value of a city’s fibre revealed
20 Jul 2020
White Paper: Smart Buildings and Carbon Neutrality: a race against time
15 Sep 2020
2020 Wellbeing Cities Forum
04 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo North America 2020 - Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
09 Nov 2020
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