About Rob Sprecher

Mr. Robert Sprecher PMP is the Program Director for Face Recognition and Video Analytics for MorphoTrak. Prior to this role, Mr. Sprecher was Practice Director for Unisys North American Public Safety and Justice Program. He has more than 30 years of national and international law enforcement experience, in addition to technology development, architectural programming, and project management for federal, state, and local agencies. He worked as a Deputy Sheriff, Detective, SWAT Commander and Department Director for large, urban public safety agencies. He received his undergraduate degree from Regis University and attended the University of Colorado Graduate School of Public Affairs.

Facial recognition, video forensics bolster human expertise

This is a guest post by Robert Sprecher, Program Director for Face Recognition and Video Analytics for MorphoTrak. Thanks to rapid advances in facial recognition and video forensics, criminals and terrorists are finding that technology is increasing the likelihood of their rapid apprehension. Video forensics, which is the review of video evidence, and especially the emerging science of facial recognition are undergoing accelerated development in application and effectiveness. Although both technologies have been available in some form for decades, their