What’s the difference between facial recognition and facial verification? They are often grouped together as the same thing, yet they are different technologies serving different purposes. iProov provides face verification. Users know that the process is taking place, they collaborate with it, there is a direct personal benefit to them from it, and they are assured of privacy thanks to the iProov privacy firewall.
Scenario 1: You’re walking across Times Square. Face recognition technology, combined with CCTV, is scanning the crowds and matching faces against a database of known or suspected criminals.
Scenario 2: You’re sitting at home. You want to apply for a visa for an upcoming vacation. You open your laptop, or pick up your mobile phone, and log on to the government visa service.