Oct 142017
 
 October 14, 2017  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Ok, so I may rethink my wish list about going to Dubai to see a F1 race.

Thuy Ong recently reported:

Dubai International Airport has come up with a novel way for departing travelers to clear security: by walking through a virtual aquarium lined with facial recognition cameras.

According to a report from The National, the virtual aquarium is shaped like a tunnel, and outfitted with 80 cameras that can scan faces and irises as passengers walk through. The images inside the tunnel can be changed to show different landscapes, like deserts, or to display advertisements. Once a traveler reaches the end, they’ll either be cleared with the message “have a nice trip,” or a red sign will be displayed to alert security.

Read more on The Verge.

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