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Forget Face ID. The Future of Secure Authentication Is Your Voice

Forget Face ID. The Future of Secure Authentication Is Your Voice What does your voice really say about you? More than the human brain can even conceive, it turns out. Your voice offers hints about your mood, social status, upbringing, age, ethnicity, weight, height, and facial features—plus information about the environment around you. The human ear cannot detect these minute…

Apple joins group of tech companies working to improve online video compression
Apple joins group of tech companies working to improve online video compression

Apple has agreed to join the Open Media Alliance, a consortium of tech companies including Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft that is working on a new compression technology to make online video streaming and downloading use less data. The group was formed back in 2015 around a new video codec initiative that ultimately resulted in AV1, a next-generation video compression technology that…

High-Tech Courtroom Opens in Westchester County Supreme Court
High-Tech Courtroom Opens in Westchester County Supreme Court

A state-of-the-art courtroom designed to speed complex commercial cases is now up and running in Westchester County Supreme Court’s Commercial Division in White Plains. The courtroom, which serves as a forum for resolving complicated business disputes, has a  tech-based evidence system that permits attorneys to display physical and electronic evidence — and witnesses to annotate the evidence. The courtroom will have secure wireless access…

Appellate Courts Should ‘Roll the Tape,’ Regardless of Review Standard
Appellate Courts Should ‘Roll the Tape,’ Regardless of Review Standard

Appellate Courts Should ‘Roll the Tape,’ Regardless of Review Standard Appellate review of the tape is necessary to evaluate sufficiency of the evidence. We continue to believe viewing the primary evidence, the source itself, is necessary and appropriate. In January, 2012, we stated our agreement with the dissent in State v. Diaz-Bridges, 208 N.J. 544 (2012). Justice Barry Albin, joined…

New Legislation Brings Change to Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
New Legislation Brings Change to Texas Court of Criminal Appeals

New Legislation Brings Change to Texas Court of Criminal Appeals The Texas Legislature recently amended Government Code Chapter 22, sub-chapter D by adding §22.303, which allows for the recording of certain court proceedings, most notably in the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.[1] The Court of Criminal Appeals had previously enforced a strict no-camera policy.[2] If funds are available to cover…

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