Exclusive: Why a U.S. hospital and oil company turned to facial recognition – HEDGE accordingly
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By Paresh Dave and Jeffrey Dastin (Reuters) – Deployments of facial recognition from Israeli startup AnyVision show how the surveillance software has gained adoption across the United States even as regulatory and ethical debates about it rage. The technology finds certain faces in photos or videos, with banks representing one sector that has taken interest in systems from AnyVision or its many competitors to improve security and service. Organizations in other industries are chasing similar goals. The Los Angeles hospital Cedars-Sinai and oil giant BP Plc are among several previously unreport…

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