Police in China begin wearing facial recognition 'spy glasses' in new security push

Nicholas Fearn
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China's government has been deploying technology to identify faces in crowds
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China's government has been deploying technology to identify faces in crowds

Chinese state deploys facial recognition and AI on the streets of Beijing

Police in China have begun testing Google-Glass-like smart glasses, linked to back-end servers that can identify people and car registration plates. The development is part of a renewed surveillance...

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