Beijing Metro Stations to Use Facial Recognition for Faster Security Check

Multi-channel security check expected to improve passenger flow.

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Facial Recognition Set Up in Beijing Dorm to Keep Female Students Safe

The system was installed at Beijing Normal University last month. If successful, the university plans to roll out the system to additional dorms.

by Justine Lopez, 17 May 2017

Beijing Restrooms Get Facial Recognition to Thwart Toilet Paper Bandits

At the Temple of Heaven, you now have to get your face scanned to receive 60 cm of toilet paper.

by Justine Lopez, 20 March 2017

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