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Facial Recognition: How Does It Work?

March 11, 2019

Facial recognition is a powerful crime-fighting tool — but how does it work?

Facial recognition technology has the potential to revolutionize public safety. This rapid form of “biometric” identification is already being utilized to combat identity theft, protect border security, and capture wanted criminals. But how exactly does facial recognition technology work?

This video examines how public safety organizations use data and facial recognition technology to help them do their jobs better. As part of a connected security system, facial recognition can help law enforcement officials and security stakeholders of every stripe and color take meaningful action against critical threats in real-time. The result is a  proactive — and highly effective — tool for public safety.