Smile! You’re on Camera and it Knows Who You Are

One of our partners was quoted in a timely BBC article:

Carl Gohringer, founder and director at Allevate, a facial recognition firm that works with law enforcement, intelligence and government agencies, says: “The amount of media – such as videos and photos – available to us as individuals, organizations and businesses, and to intelligence and law enforcement agencies, is staggering.

“We’re well beyond the point where all of it is usable or viewable by us as human beings. So technology will be applied that results in new and interesting mechanisms of accessing, analyzing, ordering, structuring and processing this visual minefield.”

While some naysayers will point to face recognition software