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Beijing eyes facial recognition tech for metro security

Oct 30, 2019 - 3:59 PM

The city plans to install cameras which will scan passengers' faces as they enter a subway station and sort them into different security channels, says Zhan Minghui, director of the Beijing Rail Traffic Control Center

Universal Studios park in China to have facial recognition tech

Oct 17, 2019 - 5:51 PM

The facial recognition technology is part of a host of services owned by Alibaba which will be integrated into Universal's theme park

NOW WITH FACIAL RECOGNITION. American and Chinese officials attend the gala opening of Universal Studios' new theme show in Beijing on September 16. Photo by Stephen Shaver/AFP

Facial recognition: 10 reasons you should be worried about the technology

Aug 24, 2019 - 8:00 AM

Activists, politicians, academics, and even police forces are expressing serious concerns over the impact facial recognition could have on a political culture based on rights and democracy

'iPal' robot companion for China's lonely children

Jun 14, 2018 - 7:06 PM

The 'iPal' is among a slew of new tech unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show Asia in Shanghai this week, offering education and company for lonely children and peace of mind for adults

FOR KIDS. In this picture taken on June 13, 2018 iPal robots by Avatarmind are exhibited at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Asia in Shanghai on June 13, 2018. Photo by AFP