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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Home Office remove filter
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answering dept short name Home Office more like this
answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
hansard heading Biometrics more like this
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pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the accuracy of facial recognition technology. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
uin HL15691 remove filter
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is ministerial correction false more like this
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answer text <p>Facial recognition is a fast evolving area of technology with the potential to streamline identity verification and authentication processes across Government and the private sector. When used in the appropriate setting and context, it has proved to be a very reliable and accurate tool.</p><p>Its performance is dependent on a number of variables, from the quality of the images, environmental factors, the specific algorithm used, the thresholds or risk profile applied and many other factors. Possible matches produced by LFR systems are always checked by a human operator before deciding what, if any, action to take.</p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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less than 2019-05-24T12:18:24.197Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-24T12:18:24.197Z
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label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this