Emerging Technologies

Facial recognition technology uses algorithms that detect faces’ unique features, such as the distance between the eyes, to create a mathematical representation that determines their similarity.
Emerging Technologies
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December 1, 2020
Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation in Brussels to discuss why European success in AI is important, how the EU compares to other world leaders today, and what steps European policymakers should take to be more competitive in AI.
April 22, 2020
Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation for a video webinar to discuss the transatlantic opportunities for promoting better cybersecurity in AI, and the ways in which policymakers could promote these initiatives.
April 9, 2020
Join ITIF for a video webinar to discuss the implications of the pandemic on society, industry, and individuals and what organizations and governments need to do to cope.
April 8, 2020
Facial recognition technology uses algorithms that detect faces’ unique features, such as the distance between the eyes, to create a mathematical representation that determines their similarity.
April 1, 2020
ITIF hosted a video webinar where panelists offered different perspectives about how policymakers should strike the right balance on privacy, both during and after a pandemic.
March 31, 2020
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a video webinar about the opportunities, and limits, of using AI in today's crisis, and the ways in which European policymakers can further promote these efforts.
March 25, 2020
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a video webinar with experts from industry and government to discuss Europe’s near-term AI priorities.
March 12, 2020
ITIF hosted a panel discussion about the emerging trends in the spread of deepfakes, the capabilities of the technology, and the opportunities available for the public and private sector to respond to these challenges.
March 10, 2020
In a joint Assembly hearing, ITIF testified on the benefits of facial recognition technology, existing protection from abuses, what the state can do to improve oversight and accountability, and why it should not impose a ban.
March 6, 2020
Encryption plays an important role in improving data protection for businesses and consumers. The U.S. government has long invested in R&D of encryption and set standards that define best practices for commercial and government use of encryption—and it should continue this role in the future.

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