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A guide to automated face recognition algorithms.

Facial Recognition Code of Ethics

Facial Recognition Code of Ethics

Rank One Computing believes in a just, non-violent world of equality and fairness. We prize democratic values, civil liberties and open and informed debate. When used to further these values, automated face recognition can continue to make the world a safer, better place for everyone. In the absence of regulatory guidance, we wish to advance limitations that we believe are appropriate in how face recognition should be utilized.

The following set of ethics serve as a guideline for how we will develop face recognition systems and how we will expect our integration partners and end-users to develop and utilize face recognition systems based on our algorithms

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Race and Face Recognition Accuracy: Common Misconceptions

Race and Face Recognition Accuracy: Common Misconceptions

There is a misperception that face recognition algorithms do not work on persons of color, or are otherwise inaccurate in general. This is not true.  The truth is that across a wide range of applications, modern face recognition algorithms achieve remarkably high accuracy on all races, and accuracy continues to improve at an exponential rate.

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Overview of ROC SDK Version 1.19

The ROC SDK version 1.19 delivers top-tier accuracy and industry leading efficiency. This new version comes with accuracy improvements, clustering enhancements, homomorphic encrypted matching, GPU enrollment, and several other enhancements.

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How Forensic Face Recognition Works

How Forensic Face Recognition Works

Law enforcement primarily uses face recognition as a post-incident forensic tool to enable detectives and analysts to generate investigative leads in violent and harmful crimes. In this article we explain how forensic face recognition works, and how it is used by law enforcement in this country.  

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When Misinformation Endangers Lives

When Misinformation Endangers Lives

The use of automated face recognition in law enforcement is one of the most powerful tools available in today’s law enforcement investigations, and delivers substantial benefits to society without any documented cases of law enforcement misuse.

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