Beijing police are using facial-recognition glasses to identify car passengers and number plates

EUTERS/Thomas Peter Beijing police began testing facial-recognition glasses last week. They appear to be similar to those first used by police in a Henan railway station last month. China is drastically increasing its facial recognition technology, and hopes to eventually be able to identify any citizen within three seconds. The highly-policed region of Xinjiang serves […]

Chinese police are using facial-recognition glasses to scan travelers

AFP/Getty Images Railway police have begun using facial-recognition eyewear to catch criminals. In tests the glasses identified faces within 100 milliseconds. Seven people have been arrested for a range of previous crimes, and another 26 were banned from travel. China has been ramping up its use of facial-recognition technology as it moves toward a nationwide […]