MOSCOW (Sputnik) – More than 1,000 organizations from more than 60 countries – including Intel, SpaceX, Interpol and Philip Morris – have been licensed to use FindFace facial recognition technology developed by Russian company NtechLab, media reported on Saturday Americans.
According to the Business Insider website, citing a database obtained from an anonymous source, more than 1,100 government and commercial entities have been licensed to use the facial recognition tool.
February 23, 2020, 12:21 GMT
A Philip Morris spokesperson confirmed that the company had previously considered using the Russian technology, but eventually acquired it from another company. Intel and Nokia, meanwhile, deny using FindFace.
NtechLab confirmed that the list includes several current customers as well as companies and organizations that have tested the software for different purposes.