Sep 242019
 
 September 24, 2019  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Amelia Heathman reports:

In London, you can pay for the tube using contactless cards, your smartphone or smartwatch as well as the standard ticket or Oyster card offering. As technologically forward this may be, particularly compared to other global cities, China wants to one up this offering by allowing people to pay with their faces.

The country’s major tech city, Shenzhen – which is the home to the likes of OnePlus, Huawei and internet giant Tencent – recently debuted a new system which allows people over the age of 60 to register for free subway rides, using their face as their ticket.

Read more on The Standard.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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