Weighing the Costs and Benefits of Facial Recognition Technology
Moving Upstream explores how the technology is becoming a growing tool for law enforcement and security efforts
By Hilke Schellmann
Facial recognition is going mainstream. The technology is increasingly used by law-enforcement agencies and in schools, casinos and retail stores, spurring privacy concerns. In this episode of Moving Upstream, WSJ’s Jason Bellini tests out the technology at an elementary school in Seattle and visits a company that claims its algorithm can identify potential terrorists by their facial features alone.
WSJ's Jason Bellini explores the trends, technologies, ideas and challenges that are headed our way in this video series. In each episode, we visit the places, and meet the people who can help us to better understand what's upstream.
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