iDentify Facial Search Tool

Author: John Honovich, Published on Sep 10, 2012

A facial recognition tool was selected by ASIS as one of the 10 best new products at their 2012 show. While facial recognition has been around for many years, it remains a niche. In this note, we review the product, iDentify Face Search examining how it fits in the market, what applications it is best for and what competitive options exist to it.

Background

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