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Amazon urged not to sell facial recognition tool to police

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Security company says a mask fooled Face ID on iPhone X

Less than a week after the Apple iPhone X went on the market, a cybersecurity firm said it had already defeated the new phone's vaunted face recognition system using a $150 mask made on a 3-D printer.

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Facial recognition system

A facial recognition system is a computer application for automatically identifying or verifying a person from a digital image or a video frame from a video source. One of the ways to do this is by comparing selected facial features from the image and a facial database.

It is typically used in security systems and can be compared to other biometrics such as fingerprint or eye iris recognition systems.

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