FaceFirst Problems And Layoff

By Joey Walter, Published Oct 01, 2020, 04:22pm EDT (Info+)

FaceFirst, a US company and one of the oldest ongoing facial recognition providers, has faced significant problems including a reported layoff.

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Inside this note, we examine the background of FaceFirst, some issues facing the company and the broader headwinds than facial recognition.

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I belatedly learned about this from one of the people who was laid off in October. This person didn't provide any other information, other than saying that the layoff was sizable.

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