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Narita, Haneda airports start full-scale use of facial recognition system

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I am a little concerned about this tech getting in the wrong hands as always, or put to use in an unethical manners. I have noticed lately several businesses ask you to face a screen to check your body temp. but in reality it is also scanning the face without you even knowing about it. I believe DoCoMo shops are using this tech too.

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With the use of facial scans hopefully they can end the fingerprinting of us...

Its no longer needed. Its obsolete.

It will also lead to reduced physical contact between travelers, machines, and airport and flight staff, helping to prevent the spread of virus infections, the airport operator has said.

if they want THAT they really need to get rid of the fingerprinting

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Good. Speed things up.

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Wonder if it works flawlessly here, people with darker skin tones have caused the system to mis-judge the identity of the individual in other settings.Am not meaning anything sinister here, just pointing out technical limitation of the system which has been found before.

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how long before this system is widespread?

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Hopefully as soon as travel picks up again. Perfect time to try it out now and iron out the kinks.

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It will also lead to reduced physical contact between travelers, machines, and airport and flight staff, helping to prevent the spread of virus infections, the airport operator has said.

BS! What kind of silly hygienist society with zero interactions between people are they trying to establish? This is insanity. Stop this non sense, I am not going to use that crap.

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Does it mean a faster trip through immigration or the scanning of bags, bodies and clothes?

If not then what is the point?

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Obviously data is going to leak. Who can trust the people who administer the system?

How does it work for mask wearers and indeed burkah wearing Muslim ladies?

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