Germany trials facial recognition technology at a Berlin railway station to automatically spot criminals - but privacy advocates warn the system is 'unlawful'



German authorities have launched a six-month trial of automatic facial recognition technology at a Berlin railway station.
More than 200 people volunteered to have their names and two photos stored for the project at Suedkreuz station, where three cameras film an entrance and an escalator.
While German authorities are optimistic about the programme, security experts say that there is a high potential for errors, which could allow criminals to slip through the system.
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HOW DOES IT WORK? Three cameras have been installed at Suedkreuz station that will film an entrance... read more

 
1 August 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 47
Source: Daily Mail
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