Accessibility August 8, 2018
2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games to have facial recognition system
Japan is busy in preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. New and latest technology is being used to make the games successful and memorable.
As per reports, for the first time ever, facial recognition software will be used at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Japanese company NEC is providing the system for use during the games. The facial recognition system will be used to identify more than 300,000 people including athletes, volunteers, media and the other staff taking part in the events.
The system is expected to ensure security and accuracy at the various venues were the Olympians and Paralympians will show off their skills.
To use the system people will need to hold up a card with their facial data at security check points.
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