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Facial Recognition for Events? - #Expochat 6/19/19

Facial Recognition for Events? - #Expochat 6/19/19

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San Francisco recently banned the usage of facial recognition software in the name of privacy. This was passed amid mounting concerns against airlines using facial scanning for passenger check-in. This new technology also has applications in the events world - for attendee check-in, access to VIP areas, marketing, and other programs. Join Michael Doane, Marketing Manager at CadmiumCD, on this week's #Expochat to discuss the implications of this new technology, and explore whether the benefits outweigh the concerns. Q1 What do you know about facial recognition software? Have you used it? How would you describe it? #expochat Q2 Do you think San Francisco's recent ban of the technology was justified? Why or why not? #expochat Q3 How do we ensure that events are keeping attendee facial data private when using this technology? Can you cite any specific examples of companies with good facial recognition privacy policies? #expochat Q4 How can events help educate the public and other industries about the potential benefits of facial recognition software? #expochat Q5 What applications does facial recognition software have at events, trade shows, and conferences? #expochat Q6 How do YOU personally feel about this technology? Are you okay with your facial data being stored for convenience? Do the benefits outweigh the concerns? Why? #expochat Q7 Do you think resistance to facial recognition is cultural? What are the cultural norms and expectations holding this tech back in Europe and the US? #expochat Q8 Do you think this technology is going to be groundbreaking or just another fad? Why? #expochat