Facewatch, the leading retail facial recognition system, now works when wearing a face mask.

The system is guaranteed to reduce theft by at least 35% in the first year and deters antisocial behaviour. At just £199 per month, Facewatch is low-cost and fully GDPR-compliant.

Gareth Lewis, loss prevention officer at Southern Co-op, said: “We’ve been running facial recognition in 20 stores for around 18 months, and within that time frame, we’ve diverted more than 3,000 incidents of theft. Our stock loss has come down to a point where we had a return on investment in eight months.”

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