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Facewatch is a secure cloud-based platform that uses facial recognition technology to send instant alerts when subjects of interest enter business premises, proactively deterring and protecting businesses against crime.

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Facewatch counters Big Brother Watch’s biometric surveillance claims, plans expansion

Face biometrics company Facewatch was recently under the spotlight when privacy advocate NGO Big Brother Watch filed a legal complaint…

Dec 14, 2020

Facial recognition deployed in convenience stores in Mexico, England, Singapore

Convenience stores around the world are turning to facial recognition and computer vision to reduce theft and facilitate biometric payments,…

Oct 19, 2020

Transparency for public-private biometric deals? Not in the UK, at least

If every biometrics-gathering partnership between government and businesses was fully transparent, the idea of never ending, large scale facial recognition…

Jul 6, 2020

Alarm systems upgraded with Facewatch biometric facial recognition for workplace security

Monitor Computer Systems has partnered with Facewatch to provide the Sentinel alarm monitoring system with facial biometrics to strengthen workplace…

May 15, 2020

Facial recognition for reduced workplace contact launched by Invixium, Reflexis and Facewatch

Invixium has upgraded two biometric workforce management hardware with fever detection and the introduction of software for touchless operation. The company…

Feb 12, 2020

Facewatch, Vista CCTV deliver GDPR-compliant biometric surveillance solution for retail, hospitality

Facewatch is working with Vista CCTV to bring to market a GDPR-compliant biometric facial recognition solution for the retail and…

Dec 6, 2019

Surveillance cameras to reach 1 billion by 2021 as face biometrics for police, schools, retail roll out

There will be one billion surveillance cameras in operation around the world by 2021, up nearly 30 percent from 770…

Dec 3, 2019

Distributor agreement, $11M funding, and new vending machines for retail biometrics announced

A distribution agreement with Facewatch brings facial recognition to UK CCTV camera and components distributor DVS’ installer and reseller network…

Jun 27, 2019

Facewatch biometric retail theft prevention trial concludes with endorsement from store operator

Biometric facial recognition technology from Facewatch has been endorsed by convenience store operator Paul Wilks following a successful trial at…

Jun 26, 2017

New Facewatch CEO to lead retail roll-out of facial recognition-based crime prevention tool

Following the closing of a £1.41 million investment round, Nick Fisher, the newly appointed CEO of Facewatch, is set to…

Aug 24, 2016

Allevate teams with Facewatch to provide Brazilian retail security offering

Allevate recently announced the launch of its “Face-Searcher service”, designed to enable both small and larger organizations to utilize facial…

Dec 17, 2015

UK stores testing biometrics based ‘thief recognition’ solution

Facewatch, a system that helps UK stores identify criminals by locally creating and sharing watch lists of pictures of shoplifters…

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