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Facial recognition poor at recognising people from ethnic minorities

BBC finds three attempts to assess facial recognition technology missed in last five years.

Analysis of South Wales Police's use of facial recognition technology found that it wrongly identified 91 per cent of people

Analysis of South Wales Police's use of facial recognition technology found that it wrongly identified 91 per cent of people

Date - 16th May 2019
By - Harry Wise
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Privacy campaigners have called on the police to stop using facial recognition technology saying it incorrectly identifies black and ethnic minority people at higher rates. Silkie Carlo, the director of civil liberties group Big Brother Watch, says...
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