The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) has taken another step toward warding off identity theft by deploying facial-recognition technology.
Facial Recognition Technology at the DMV/DMV.com Because driver's licenses are issued at the state level, the DMV is the de facto identity.
The BMV takes your picture and runs it against a database of 6 million photos to "The word is out that Indiana does use facial recognition,".
Since Nov. 18, all of the BMV locations in Indiana have been using facial recognition software to catch fraud, said Dennis Rosebrough.
The BMV called police to say its facial recognition system had alerted to by the facial recognition system currently in use by the Indiana BMV.