Real-Time Facial Recognition Is Available

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Real-Time Facial Recognition Is Available, But Will U.S. Police Buy It? : NPR

Martin Kaste Twitter

10-13 minutes

NEC Corporation of America already supplies many American jurisdictions with still photo facial recognition. Now the company says it’s getting law enforcement inquiries about its real-time facial recognition.

You’ve seen it in the movies for years: Security cameras find a face in a crowd, and — Enhance! — a computer comes up with a name. In real life, facial recognition was too error-prone to work that quickly, especially with live video streams.

But now the Hollywood fantasy is coming true.

Read this interesting NPR news article HERE

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