Will facial recognition really be able to identify covered faces?

Before the pandemic, the fingerprint scanner was gaining popularity as a new way to identify ourselves to authorise payments or clock into offices. Now, we can expect that the technology will be dropped in favour of a contactless one – facial recognition. But facial recognition technology relies on seeing our whole face, or as muchContinue reading “Will facial recognition really be able to identify covered faces?”

Why the immunity passport idea should be permanently dropped

We are amid a pandemic, but holiday-goers and tourist industries are already wondering what international travel could look like in the following months and years. With countries fighting to keep infections down within their borders, reopening borders will undoubtedly be a delicate process. New Zealand, already celebrating no new COVID-19 cases, is considering creating aContinue reading “Why the immunity passport idea should be permanently dropped”

Tech in Asia weekly briefing︱April 10th

Welcome to our first weekly briefing. Whereas our other articles follow one theme each week, this weekly article will give you an overview of tech news across the continent. Do you have any ideas about what you would like to see here each week? Please drop us feedback on social media or email us atContinue reading “Tech in Asia weekly briefing︱April 10th”