December 01, 2012

Facial recognition of travelers begins in Japan

"facial recognition ...program began at automated gates for immigration at Narita and Kansai airports... In the tests, the faces of incoming and outbound travelers will be automatically checked against passport photographs at the immigration gates.... and are intended to improve the performance of the automated gate system. One such gate is installed at each of four international airports--Haneda, Narita, Central Japan and Kansai. " 

Source: Airport automated face recognition tests begin

Yomiuri, 
Aug 07, 2012