​Facial recognition tech allows passengers to clear airport security in Shanghai


Passengers checking into flights at Shanghai’s Hongqiao International Airport can now use their face to prove their identity thanks to the rollout of facial recognition technology.

The airport this week unveiled self-service kiosks for flight and baggage check-in, security clearance, and boarding powered by facial recognition technology.

The rollout forms part of an ambitious country-wide rollout of facial recognition systems, with similar efforts already under way at airports in Beijing and Nanyang city, in central China’s Henan province.

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Source: ZDNet