US stadium testing or using facial recognition systems:

  • Citi Field, in New York City, home of the Mets baseball team, made history by becoming the first MLB team to officially implement a facial recognition ticketing system through a program called Mets Entry Express.
  • Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, home of the Phillies baseball team
  • Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, home of the Falcons football team and the United soccer team
  • Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, home of the Broncos football team
  • FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, home of the Browns football team
  • Progressive Field, home of Cleveland Guardians, partnered with Clear to grant ballpark visitors expedited entry in exchange for their biometrics information
  • Pechanga Arena, the home stadium for San Diego‚Äôs soccer and hockey teams, partnered with a firm called PopID to implement facial recognition-based ticketing
  • Field, in Columbus, Ohio, which is the home stadium for the Columbus Crew professional soccer team, has “Express Entry” for facial recognition ticketing
  • The Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California, stands out as one of the earlier facial recognition adopters. The facility began using facial recognition at metal detectors around 2017 to keep tabs on VIPs, credentialed personnel, or even potentially dangerous individuals
  • FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, which uses facial recognition for entry
  • Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, which uses facial recognition for ticketing
  • Sun Devil Stadium at Arizona State University in Tempe, which was being used as a “living lab” to employ facial recognition technology that will analyze how fans feel based on their facial expressions
  • Tropicana Field in Florida, where the Tampa Bay Rays play their home games, is also interested in adopting facial recognition technology