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 April 21, 2018  Posted by  Surveillance

Dan Peltier reports:

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has processed travelers with facial recognition scans at many U.S. airports, part of pilot programs during the past year that the government now believes it’s ready to roll out nationwide.

That’s the view of Isabel Hill, director of the National Travel & Tourism Office, part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, who spoke at the World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Wednesday about the future of secure and seamless travel.

Read more on SKIFT.

So okay…. do we know the accuracy rate? Do we know the false positive rate for minorities os specific subpopulations? Is there a reasonable system for challenging and quickly correcting errors? Is this really ready for primetime or wider usage?

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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