Singapore Airport to Use Facial Recognition to Identify Late Travelers

Changi Airport Group’s chief information officer Steve Lee revealed this week that the Singaporean airport is planning to use facial recognition to find lost passengers or late boarders who may be delaying flights.

Rated as the world’s best for six straight years, Changi Airport is currently exploring ways to leverage the newest technologies to solve problems and improve efficiency.

Lee further revealed that they have already tested the technology and are currently working with a few firms, and the capability may be put to work as early as next year.

A Chinese firm called Yitu, which recently set up shop in Singapore also revealed that the facial recognition technology that could be used in the airport can identify around 1.8 billion faces in less than 3 seconds.

Source: Reuters

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