Facial recognition systems are used for identification solutions, by translating the characteristics of a face into a unique set of numbers. Facial recognition technology introduces a new era of internet and e-commerce security. Using this it has been able to move to the forefront in using new modern security solutions for prisons. This technology has been used by Tampa police department, which allows snapshots of faces from the crowd to be compared to a database of criminal mug shots. People have an amazing ability to recognize and remember thousands of faces; in this edition you?ll learn how computers are turning your face into computer code so it can be compared to thousands, if not millions, of other faces. We'll also look at how facial recognition software is being used in elections, criminal investigations and to secure your personal computers.