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Facial recognition - Q&A

logo_SecuritySource_442x66"Not all police use of facial recognition should be controversial".  That is the headline on Larry Anderson's article in Security Source, which you can read here.  Larry discusses the issues around the use of Live Facial Recognition (LFR) with Simon Hall, CEO of PoliceBox.

As police use of live facial recognition (LFR) is called into question in the United Kingdom, the concerns can overshadow another use of facial recognition by police officers. Facial recognition is incorporated into day-to-day police operations to identify an individual standing in front of them.

This more common usage should not be called into question, says Simon Hall, CEO of Coeus Software, which developed PoliceBox, a software that enables police officers to complete the majority of their daily tasks from an app operating on a smart phone.

Read the full article here.