Facial Recognition A Game-Changing Technology for Retailers May 14, 2013

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...