SIA Letter to POTUS VPOTUS on Biometrics
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SIA Letter to President and Vice President on Facial Recognition

On March 17, 2021, the Security Industry Association (SIA) provided a letter to the President and Vice President of the United States addressing the importance of biometrics in government and commercial applications – in particular, the use of facial recognition technology. The letter encouraged the administration and Congress to create legislation and policies that would provide a constructive framework for how facial recognition can be used responsibly.

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Statistics and research about support of facial recognition
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U.S. Public Opinion Research on the Support of Facial Recognition

Most Americans support facial recognition according to new research. Leading independent polling firm Schoen Cooperman Research recently conducted the most extensive nationwide poll yet on Americans’ views of facial recognition technology. The August 2020 survey of 1,000 U.S. adults found majority support for use of the technology across a wide range of public safety, security and convenience applications.

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