Ethics Panel in London to consider use of facial recognition technologies

An independent panel that advises City Hall on the ethics of policing in the capital is to examine the use by the Metropolitan Police of facial recognition technology, and how they prioritise in the face of Government cuts to their budgets. Today the Mayor of London announced that a new Chair of the London Policing Ethics Panel, the ethical policy expert Dr Suzanne Shale, will review the Metropolitan Police’s use of facial-recognition technology as part of a wider look at digital policing. Facial recognition technology has been previously used at…

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Signia Launches “It’s Your Choice” Video Series to Show the Realities of Hearing Loss

Signia has announced the premier of It’s Your Choice—a new video series debuting on YouTube highlighting three individuals with hearing loss and their path to better hearing. Signia designed this project to raise awareness of hearing loss and the risks associated with waiting to address it, and show how different life can be once someone chooses to get hearing aids. The following are the three people selected for the series, who each received a free pair of Signia hearing aids: Harvey Patterson, Monrovia, California Danyell Schendel, Memphis, Tennessee Robert Seidler,…

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