Joe Cadillic writes:
It is official, unless airline passengers are willing to wear motorcycle helmets or Daft Punk style masks, the Feds can use facial and Iris recognition to identify nearly everyone.
According to an S & T press release, a pilot program run by DHS proves they can use facial/Iris recognition to identify airline passengers.
“The in-person rally, held at the Maryland Test Facility (MdTF), included 10 days of human testing during which six face and/or iris acquisition systems and 13 matching algorithms were tested with help from 582 diverse test volunteers representing 60 countries.”
What is DHS’s so-called motivation to ID everyone?
According to their “Ongoing Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT): Face recognition accuracy with masks using pre-COVID-19 algorithms” report, their motivation to ID everyone was inspired by COVID-19.
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