By: Jesse Davis West March 20, 2018

Face recognition is increasingly being used in crowded spaces, such as to replace a boarding pass and shorten time at customs or to identify terror suspects to prevent public threats. To see where the technology is heading next, we spoke with FaceFirst.

According to the company FaceFirst, which is a U.S. face recognition software provider, facial recognition can assist greatly in addressing security matters, such as streamlining the entry of athletes and officials during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. However, some public concerns remain and given the increased use of facial recognition platforms, it is important to identify these concerns and break down how technology works to enhance public safety.