Facial recognition tech to be used on Olympians and staff at Tokyo 2020

Automated facial recognition systems from Japanese biz NEC will be used on staffers and athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

The technology – which is not without its detractors in the UK – was demonstrated at a media event in the city today.

It will require athletes, staff, volunteers and the press to submit their photographs before the games start.

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Source: The Register