The rise of facial recognition is a global phenomenon. Some 109 countries throughout the world either use or have approved the use of facial technology for surveillance. In fact, police around the world use live facial recognition analysis every day as part of their operations to identify who is standing in front of them.
Unfortunately, the technology often comes under criticism, although some of the backlash is a result of misconceptions. This Facial Recognition eMagazine from SecurityInformed.com provides insights into the latest trends.
New technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning are increasing the accuracy of facial recognition systems. As a so-called "touchless" technology, facial recognition has lately become more appealing as a credential for access control applications. For many reasons, now is the time for facial recognition.
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