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Chinese police are adopting smart glasses with facial recognition function

Recently, in the urban district of Zhengzhou, Henan province (China) you can meet police officers in unusual sunglasses. The fact that this smart glasses equipped with software to identify and track persons under investigation.

Glasses-gadget developed by LLVision Technology Co. that was taken at the “armament” of the Chinese police last year. At this point the militiamen with their help identify suspicious persons on the eve of the Chinese new year at train stations and airports that is allowed to hold more than 25 people with fake documents.

Earlier it was used predominantly surveillance cameras, which, unfortunately, did not provide a high image quality on the monitors. Smart glasses are much more effective and quicker to identify the person they just 100 milliseconds.

However, this achievement of modern technology there were opponents in the face of… human rights organizations, in particular, the notorious Amnesty International. According to human rights activists, there are fears that the state, therefore, gets another opportunity to control the movement of its citizens.
Source — Tech Crunch

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