Face Recognition Readiness – Successful Applications, Benefits, Variable Sources, & What To Expect For the Future – WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY

  •  What facial recognition technology is and what should the law enforcement and the intelligence communities need to know
  •  Benefits of using facial images captured by visible vs. infrared (IR) band camera sensors
  •  Are variable sources of facial images (driver licenses, passport photos, mug shots, surveillance camera images, social network posted photos, etc.) all useful for FR applications
  •  What is the future of FR: are FR applications expected to be beneficial in criminal investigations and intelligence gathering in the next few years

 Thirimachos Bourlai, Assistant Professor, West Virginia University