Face recognition and face detection technology are quickly becoming one of the fastest-growing applications in the world. This technology can benefit everyone – from the police, to security, to retail owners, to marketers, to missing children, to lost Alzheimer’s patients, to suspects who have been falsely accused of a crime.
In our article last week, we looked at ways that face recognition software can help retailers with security issues such as shoplifting and return fraud. By mapping the faces of customers who are entering the store, face recognition technology can determine whether that person is a suspect or has been
Over the last few weeks we have looked over the history of face recognition, what face recognition software does, and different face recognition trends in the world today. Face recognition started out as an almost secretive project funded by government agencies to be used as a way to recognize criminals
In my last post, we looked at a few trends that face recognition has brought to us. Face recognition technology has increased the ability of law enforcement to catch criminals and for government agencies to track terrorists. In fact, many believe that the tragic events of September 11, 2001, could