UK government launched passport photo checker

Face Detection System

UK Government passport photo checking service with Face Detection System for Passport

Face detection system for passport: UK government Home Office spokesperson confirmed the launch of a face detection system for its passport photo checking service. It is against its recent report received by through FOI request that it is aware of the problems of passport photo checking service. The research carried out earlier had found it challenging to identify people who are very dark or light and to provide an acceptable passport photograph. Home office says the users can override the photo checker and proceed with their passport application. But, their website warns people of problems with their use if the photo does not meet the specified rules. FOI request on face detection system for passport checking service Last week’s report from the Home office received through FOI or Freedom of Information request confirmed the inability of the face detection system by the passport photo checker. The said report was obtained by campaign group MedConfidential which confirms, that the government is taking a stand of image analysis of black people not […]