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 October 1, 2018  Posted by  Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

Rachel Lerman reports:

As Mike Vance approaches the glass door that leads to RealNetworks’ engineering office, he smiles slightly at a small camera mounted in front of him. Click. The door unlocks, responding to a command from software powering the camera that recognized Vance’s face and confirmed his identity.

Vance, a senior director of product management at the Seattle tech company, leads the team that created Secure, Accurate Facial Recognition — or SAFR, pronounced “safer” — a technology that the company began offering free to K-12 schools this summer.

Read more on Seattle Times.

Thanks to Joe Cadillic for sending in this one.

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