Police in china started using glasses with facial recognition tech to scan people’s faces
Now, the debate has been reignited following news that some police officers in China are using glasses with embedded facial scanning technology. The devices have already helped catch seven people connected to major crimes, including hit-and-runs and human trafficking, along with 26 people who were using fake IDs.
The company also produces wearable video cameras that it sells to anyone, but those looking to buy its facial recognition devices have to be vetted first—and it’s not selling them to consumers.But there are fears that the glasses could be misused by Chinese authorities, who don’t have a stellar record when it comes to privacy and human rights.
China is already working on the world’s biggest camera surveillance network , and now it is included the glasses with facial recognition.