If you paint the face of a clown, the cameras will not be able to apply facial recognition

The recognize your face by means of different systems, it has become a very common practice to use the smartphones to be unlocked, the federal government and the same police, in order to comply with the work of arresting the evil-doers; because there is no way that this can be avoid, because of how you hide your face, if it is not covering it to go unnoticed. Apparently there is another technique to be able to make this last, and even if you don’t believe it works, it basically consists…

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The trouble with facial recognition technology (in the real world)

If you’ve watched any sort of spy thriller or action film over the last few years – think Jason Bourne or Mission: Impossible – the chances are you’ve seen facial recognition software in action. These movie scenes often involve an artist’s sketch compared to mug shots, or sometimes even a live CCTV stream, and with the clock ticking, a match is usually found for the culprit in the nick of time. It seems natural then to assume that what happens in the film world is similar to what happens (most…

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