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Airports to get facial recognition from 2022

The air passengers can use a face scan as their boarding pass from 2022. The first airports to roll out the facility are Kolkata, Pune, Varanasi and Vijayawada. What is the plan? The NEC Corporation Private Limited has been chosen by the Airport Authority of India to implement the project. The details of face recognition ..

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Singapore: First Country to attach Facial Verification in National Identification Database

Singapore recently included facial recognition to its National Identity Database. And thereby, it has become the first country to include the technology in its national database. Highlights The system introduced is called “SingPass Face Verification”. Though this, a number of government services can be accessed online. It provides 400 online services including public housing applications ..

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New York’s First attempt at Driver Facial recognition fails

A 2018 Metropolitan Transportation Authority installed recognition software on New York City’s Robert F. Kennedy Bridge has failed spectacularly at employing facial recognition on its highways. It couldn’t detect a single face “within acceptable parameters.” The problem may be inherent to the early state of facial recognition at these speeds. It sometimes has trouble recognizing ..

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