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Facial Recognition Technology

AEL Category: 13. Terrorism Incident Prevention Equipment

AEL Title: Software, Facial Recognition

AEL Number: 13IT-00-FACE

SAVER Project: Facial Recognition Technologies

Facial recognition technology is a contemporary security solution that automatically identifies and verifies the identity of an individual from a digital image or video frame. This technology can be compared to other biometric technologies, and used for a number of activities.

Please contact NUSTL@hq.dhs.gov regarding access to the following additional documents: Application Note and Survey of Policy Implementation Issues on Facial Recognition Technology.

Find this project in the FEMA Authorized Equipment List and InterAgency Board Interactive Standardized Equipment List.

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Facial Recognition Technology Highlight (April 2009) PDF 284.16 KB
Last Updated: 01/31/2023
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