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About Face!

  • Magazine Article
  • 19AVEP09_05
Published September 01, 2019 by SAE International in United States
  • English

To win acceptance, deployment of facial-recognition technology needs to fit within a picture-perfect consumer and legal framework that balances benefits with privacy protection.

Whether it's using your face to confirm payment over your smartphone, monitoring your child at day-camp, or being confirmed as a ticketholder going to a concert, the possibilities for facial recognition technology are virtually endless-and the technology already has become ubiquitous.

It's a natural expansion to see automotive applications including vehicle entry and starting and driver-monitoring features. But as we seek new uses, test existing technology and launch practical solutions, there are risks and considerations that might impact certain deployments, as well as the underlying design and testing.