AI is nothing new to anyone reading this computer vision blog. Siri, Alexa, and web chatbots have made AI commonplace. Yet, computer vision gives AI a pair of eyes that can be taught with machine learning.
Facial authentication has more uses than just simple biometrics. Businesses and the public sector are seeing its value and potential, which the public supports overall with some limits.
Facial recognition is currently enjoying a very bad name for fear of a surveillance state. Mass facial recognition indeed means governments can potentially know where everyone is, all the time. Facial recognition answers the question “who are you?” by comparing your biometrical facial features with a neural network, potentially created by a machine learning algorithm that have created hashes from every face on Earth. Facebook has most of our faces on file.