FindFace is a facial recognition technology from Russia that has great application for casino security according to industry experts. When the technology was launched this March 2016, it was notoriously accurate on social media sites. The 70 percent hit rate of the software enables users to scan a face and discover details such as age, hometown, and profession.
Any photo taken is compared to the database of over 200 million profiles on Russian social media site, Vkontakte. Once the application has managed to find the closest likelihood the photo belongs to, it will retrieve all publicly available information about that person.
FindFace has more than 500,000 registered users within 2 months of its release. A business version, FindFace Cloud API, is a more powerful version of the product. The technology connects to the company's preexisting database and pick out individuals that are considered dangerous.
Currently, over a hundred companies are testing the product and Russian casino operator Diamond Fortune is currently testing out its full capability.
Casinos do not like cheats and being able to identify them as soon as they enter the premises can help casino authorities in ejecting off from their gaming area. This is where FindFace Technology may prove to be useful.
Aside from identifying cheats, the facial recognition technology may also help in identifying their clienteles as well as high rollers so casinos may provide a more effective service as soon as they enter casino floors.