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  • 2002-03-19
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  • The Minneapolis St. Paul Airport is making plans to begin testing face recognized surveillance software by early May. The Metropolitan Airports Commission or the MAC says it's working with Honeywell to be a test site for the new security technology. Jim Welna Public-Safety Director at the MAC says the airport's security camera's would identify someone who breaches a security check point and Honeywell's face-recognition softwarecould track that... more
    The Minneapolis St. Paul Airport is making plans to begin testing face recognized surveillance software by early May. The Metropolitan Airports Commission or the MAC says it's working with Honeywell to be a test site for the new security technology. Jim Welna Public-Safety Director at the MAC says the airport's security camera's would identify someone who breaches a security check point and Honeywell's face-recognition softwarecould track that person as they moved through the airport.Face-recognized surveillance software is currently tested around the country. And the American Civil Liberities Union believes its proven ineffective and threatens personal freedom.Rachel Konrad writes for CNET News-dot-Com, an online newspaper that covers changing technology. She says the surveillance software is part of a greater technology called biometrics: less
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