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Enforcement Technology

December 2021

Facial Recognition Freeze Frame

The facial recognition market is expected to grow to $8.5 billion by 2025—a major jump from $3.8 billion in 2020.

Where that growth occurs, however, may be derailed by the continuously evolving legal and regulatory landscape. Following analysis of algorithms and increasing pressure from privacy and civil liberties advocates, regulatory bodies around the world are considering prohibitions or moratoriums on facial recognition technology use—especially by law enforcement and in public places.          

To help establish these safeguards, the World Economic Forum worked with partner agencies to create a global framework for responsible limits on facial recognition.

Robotic Vessels Roam the Seas

Ocean Infinity announced in 2020 that it was creating a fleet of robotic ships named Armada. It's using iris recognition technology to authenticate the fleet's operators and control access to its Remote Control Centre.

Using Smart Technology to Promote Employee Safety and Security

Our company moves and processes $8 billion in cash every day. We help banks, retailers, and other organizations manage their cash, replenish their ATMs, store their currency, and more. Handling such critical and sensitive tasks means safety and security must always be our top priorities.

Facial Biometrics

Facial Biometrics 101 with the SASC

There’s a lot of jargon out there about facial biometrics. The ASIS International Security and Applied Sciences Community put together a helpful fact sheet to break down the basics for security practitioners.