The offender was found in a 50-strong crowd thanks to the facial recognition system
In China no one is hidden from the eye in the sky.
The man is suspected of economic fraud, fell into the hands of the police during a music concert. Such trouble happened to him because of the CCTV cameras with the possibility of recognition.
Facial recognition tech catches fugitive in huge crowd at Jacky Cheung Cantopop concert in China – Man arrested after he was identified by the technology among a crowd of about 50,000 at the event via /r/technology https://t.co/UdjrVtNhcU #reddit #technology pic.twitter.com/L88mtA8zaf
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The Chinese authorities already have several years of implementing this surveillance system. It is planned that by the year 2020 across the country will be installed 600 million “smart” cameras. In addition, local police have started to test and “smart” glasses, which in the real-time scan faces and compare them with the list of wanted persons.
Facial recognition tech catches fugitive among huge crowd at Jacky Cheung Cantopop concert in China. He was spotted from a sea of about 50,000 people. https://t.co/hLndND8Zq1 pic.twitter.com/RVgqQYs7An
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