Facing Facts: How facial recognition technology became big business

Facial recognition is being used for everything from airport security and identity fraud detection to stopping toilet paper thieves. But as the technology becomes ever more pervasive, it raises ethical and legal issues.

11th August, 2019

It is frequently said that the face is the mirror of the mind and the eyes are the windows of the soul. If true, we should worry about the extent to which facial recognition is taking hold in public and private spaces.

The latest research report on the facial recognition market offers a global forecast to 2024 which shows the sector is expected to grow from $3.2 billion in 2019 to $7 billion by 2024,...

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