The Big REthink

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Starting in the 1960s as a slow-moving, manual technique for measuring faces against photographs, facial recognition technology is now so sophisticated that it can collect thousands of data points in real-time, at scale. That evolution allows consumers to do everything from access devices more easily to breeze through lines at the DMV. But accessibility and scope have also brought new challenges for privacy. On today’s episode, Eric Symon, the director of the Enterprise Process Innovation Center (EPIC) at Panasonic, joins host Barry Ross to discuss the intricacies of facial recognition technology and how AI can improve video analysis.

What is The Big REthink?

A fresh take on how technology and creativity are changing the way work gets done.