Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Tag: Military Will Use Facial Recognition Goggles to Help Soldiers Identify People Through Weapons Systems

Military Will Use Facial Recognition Goggles to Help Soldiers Identify People Through Weapons Systems

by Nicholas West, Activist Post:

Public resistance in the United States has finally begun to mount against the use of facial recognition systems due to privacy issues as well as documented inaccuracies. Even police departments have begun to dump the use of biometrics, particularly in the area of pre-crime algorithms that also have demonstrated the failures of artificial intelligence to be accurate enough for use in law enforcement.

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Nevertheless, the military is firmly embracing both uses as the Army aims to roll out facial recognition goggles that would enable soldiers to “see through the eyes” of any weapons system and highlight people for further investigation … and presumably to be targeted for elimination.