ABI Research’s latest report on facial recognition for mobile devices provides an insight into facial detection and recognition technology. The study presents a brief history into facial recognition, as well as discusses the challenges and obstacles faced by the technology. The report examines the different types of facial recognition and provides market penetration rates for the technology via the following devices types: smartphones, media tablets, and portable game players. Forecast assumptions and key market trends are presented with each mobile device type. The final section of the report evaluates the key players using facial recognition technology and provides an update on the company’s history with facial recognition technology, and other related technologies. Additionally, the company’s related products and benefits from the technology are highlighted with an analyst verdict for the company. The following companies are included in the report: Animetrics, Apple, Cognitec, Facebook, Google, Intel, Key Lemon, Logitech, Microsoft, Nokia, Qualcomm, Samsung, and Texas Instruments.