2020 Tokyo Olympics the eyes of the facial ID tech to screen athletes, press

Athletes?  the only preparation for the Olympic Games 2020 in Tokyo.

Event organizers are considering using facial recognition software in the next Summer Games.

Technology, according to the Japan times , is designed to simplify the entry of competitors, officials and journalists at Olympic venues. Described as a counter-terrorism tactic step will be told to strengthen security and prevent misuse of identity cards.

As 400,000 cards available for distribution among the participants in the World Games, representatives of the media. On the approach to the place? Through the competition entrance or the media.Watch? Face will automatically be scanned and loaded against the registered image.

Designed by Japanese it provider NEC Corporation, which include some of this? The world? s most accurate? Facial recognition technology, the system for testing through 2016? s Summer Games, where she managed the flow of media entering the Japan house Information Centre in Rio de Janeiro.

It is recognized by all parties that facial recognition technology is a highly effective way to enhance security Tokyo 2020, said a spokesman for the geek in an emailed statement. At the present time, however, Tokyo 2020 the relevant parties are still discussing ways in which the Tokyo 2020 games could benefit from this technology.

NEC recently teamed up with fast food chain CaliBurger for the supply destination ID of the program self-order kiosks.

Increasingly popular program, however, will not apply to spectators in 2020; the fans are just asking for the ticket offer and provide the luggage checks No different in previous years, the times quoted anonymous sources ?Close to the Organizing Committee.

With more than two years to improve their software, NEC Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games is expected to continue tweaking the program to prevent delays to allow stress-free access.

This is not thist for the first time in Japan: as the newspaper pointed out, passengers in Tokyo s Haneda Airport have been checked using facial recognition technology since October.

Not everyone in the plane with the advantage of the future: privacy advocates , for example, worry about reducing civil liberties and increasing surveillance of the public, while others wonder just how effective facial recognition is in fact from a security standpoint.

I think we are You will have to wait until 24 July 2020.

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