KLM tests facial recognition to speed up boarding

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In recent months we've seen facial recognition technology used by many different industries, from a travel company gauging tourist's interests in different activities to a tv ratings agency using facial recognition to monitor politicians' tv coverage on major networks. It's even being used to create more emotionally aware chatbots. Now KLM airlines have teamed up with Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport and are using facial recognition technology to test ways to speed up the boarding process and improve airport security. The test will take place at a selected gates at KLM’s hub, lasting just three months. The trial requires passengers to register…

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