Marshalltown school board approves new facial recognition system

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From Times-Republican

Before they gain physical entry, visitors of Marshalltown Community School District buildings will have to be approved by a new program.

It is an additional form of security for students and staff and was approved by the Marshalltown Community School Board during the regular meeting on Tuesday. Board members voted to purchase the Visitor Aware Singlewire system, a facial recognition program, and the $22,506.25 funding for the program will be provided by the Iowa Safety Grant.

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