Chula Vista Police Use New Facial Recognition Technology November 13, 2013
The Chula Vista Police Department is now using new facial recognition technology to fight crime. But, not everyone is on board with the high-tech tool. NBC 7's Todd Strain reports.
The Chula Vista Police Department and other San Diego law enforcement agencies are going high-tech, using a real-time digital software program to catch criminals.
Face recognition available in San Diego County - Univision.com November 8, 2013
Face recognition, formerly a weapon of war, available in San Diego County
Cutting edge technology is used by municipal police to fight crime
By: Ali Winston
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The Center for Investivagative Reporting - This story was edited by Rob ert Salladay and copy edited by Nikki Frick and Christine Lee
On a residential street in San Diego County, Calif., Chula Vista police had just arrested a young woman, still in her pajamas, for possession of narcotics. Before taking her away, Officer Rob Halverson paused in the front yard, held a Samsung Galaxy tablet up to the woman’s face and snapped a photo.
Halverson fiddled with the tablet with his index finger a few times, and - without needeing to ask the woman's name or check her identification - her mug shot from a previous arrest, address, criminal history and other personaql information appeared on the screen.
FaceFirst Snags CFO From X PRIZE Foundation July 26, 2013
Camarillo-based FaceFirst, a startup which is developing facial recognition technology aimed at the business security, public safety, and law enforcement markets, said today that it has added David Donell as its Chief Financial Officer.
Whether you know it or not, FRT is becoming an everyday fact of life, said Joe Rosenkrantz, CEO of Camarillo, California-based FRT company, FaceFirst. ...
ABC 10 News - by: Michael Chen
SAN DIEGO - Results are in for a new, groundbreaking facial recognition system being tested in San Diego.
"The results of the test have been overwhelmingly positive," said Pamela Scanlon, executive director of Automated Regional Justice Information System (ARJIS), a division of SANDAG that helped test the technology.
LP Magazine - Feature Article Written by Chris Trlica May 2013
"We're seeing shoplifters—known shoplifters—come up to us and ask permission to buy something." Is this some kind of LP Twilight Zone, or the delusions of a loss prevention associate who has spent too many hours watching surveillance video? No, this is everyday life in stores at a leading retailer who has recently deployed a facial-recognition system. And it's just one of the changes that have led the company's head of loss prevention to call facial recognition a game-changing technology...
FaceFirst Secures New Business with ARJIS May 8, 2013
FaceFirst™ Secures New Business with ARJIS
FaceFirst Keeps Citizens Safe: Providing Technology Behind Accurate Criminal Identification
Events that threaten public safety call for sophisticated identification software. FaceFirst, a facial recognition software system, delivers the technology behind effective and accurate forms of identifying criminals, terrorists, shoplifters and other wanted individuals. Through a partnership with ARJIS, FaceFirst was able to enhance the ARJIS TACIDS (Tactical Identification System) Project with advanced facial recognition capabilities on ARJIS mobile devices.
Based on a new CCC/Time/Orc poll, Americans have indicated they are particularly worried about the government snooping in on their digital communications, but are mostly in favor of facial recognition technologies...
Bloomberg Interview with FaceFirst CEO April 17, 2013
April 17 (Bloomberg) -- FaceFirst CEO Joe Rosenkrantz discusses the use of facial recognition software in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation with Emily Chang on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)
RILA: Retail Asset Protection Conference 2013 March 29, 2013
RILA: Retail Asset Protection Conference 2013
April 28 - May 1 - Orlando, FL
Visit FaceFirst at the Bass Security Booth #313 for a live demonstration of FaceFirst in action.
Reduce the high costs of shoplifting and lawsuits while boosting customer loyalty. Your retail locations all have security systems. What they don't have is an affordable way to reduce the high cost of shoplifting, customer lawsuits and employee theft-- Until FaceFirst.
An advanced facial recognition system, FaceFirst spots known perpetrators entering your locations so you can stop them before they cost you money.
Instant facial recognition two-edged sword for businesses November 25, 2012
By the time Joe Rosenkrantz took his seat in his company's conference room, a video camera had already handled the introductions...
By Laura J. Nelson
Read More: http://azdailysun.com/business/national-and-international/instant-facial-recognition-two-edged-sword...
Instant facial recognition technology being tested in San Diego November 15, 2012
SAN DIEGO - A groundbreaking new facial recognition system is being tested in San Diego. It can identify faces in a split second...
By: Michael Chen. ABC 10 News - San Diego
Read More and watch the video: http://www.10news.com/news/instant-facial-recognition-technology-being-tested-in-san-diego
Interview with Joseph Rosenkrantz, CEO FaceFirst® (LA Times) November 14, 2012
Instant facial recognition tech a two-edged sword
Retailers can use FaceFirst surveillance software to quickly identify potential shoplifters.
By Laura J. Nelson, Los Angeles Times
Read More: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-face-first-20121114,0,3909011.story
Capturing a shooter’s face in a firefight November 8, 2012
November 8, 2012
By Allison Barrie War Games Published November 08, 2012 FoxNews.com
A screenshot from the website of facial recognition company FaceFirst, which has teamed with Safety Dynamics to unveil a system to identify shooters. (Airborne Biometrics Group)
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2012/11/08/capturing-shooters-face-in-firefight/#ixzz2Bg1i3rgA
FaceFirst partners with Samsung on rapid facial recognition November 2, 2012
Capable of matching faces at a rate of a million comparisons per second (per server) against a database of known terrorists, criminals, or persons of interest, a new military-grade facial recognition system from FaceFirst LLC ....
by Gail Overton
Read More: http://www.laserfocusworld.com/articles/print/volume-48/issue-11/newsbreaks/facefirst-partners-with-...
Panama approves further expansion of FaceFirst system into new North Terminal at Tocumen September 19, 2012
The Cabinet Council approved an additional appropriation to the General State Budget for fiscal year 2012, with allowance for the International Airport of Tocumen, SA, in the amount of B/.8, 737,845.00 to cover the cost of insurance (Liability Risk Property, Terrorism, Group Life, Policy managers and medical expenses) for the construction of the North Pier, Project payment and payment Facial Recognition software on an Information System and Airport Operations (AOIs).
Interview with Joseph Rosenkrantz, President and CEO FaceFirst®
LOS ANGELES, May 3, 2012 - Kayne Partners Fund has partnered with Airborne Biometrics Group (“FaceFirst”). Kayne Partners is the growth private equity group of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P., a $15 billion alternative investment firm. This investment in FaceFirst is Kayne Partners' third investment in the last two months....