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Carnival Cruises, Delta, and 70 Countries Use a Facial Recognition Company You’ve Never Heard Of

NEC has 1,000+ biometrics contracts with agencies around the world

Dave Gershgorn
Published in
15 min readFeb 18, 2020

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InIn July 2018, the mayor of Irving, Texas, signed a contract that would dramatically expand how the city’s police department could investigate crimes using facial recognition.

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Dave Gershgorn
OneZero

Senior Writer at OneZero covering surveillance, facial recognition, DIY tech, and artificial intelligence. Previously: Qz, PopSci, and NYTimes.