NEC Corporation of America already supplies many American jurisdictions with still photo facial recognition. Now the company says it's getting law enforcement inquiries about its real-time facial recognition.
The E-Citizen app from Senegal uses photos and audio recordings. For example, click on a photo of a baby and select either French or a local dialect. You'll hear how to register a newborn child.
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It seems like every kid is online. But UNICEF's director of data, Laurence Chandy, observes: "It's a huge inequity between those who have access and those who do not."
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