News & Reviews: facial recognition
Last Updated: Jan 19, 2021
Printing our boarding passes and other travel documents will be a thing of the past soon for Malaysians. According to the Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd’s (MAHB) Group CEO, Datuk Mohd Shukrie Mohd Salleh, he said the facial recognition technology will be rolling out soon at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) during the first half of 2021. It is part of the Single Token Journey Initiative.
Last Updated: Mar 27, 2020
Countries around the world might be going into restrictions, but the march of technology continues. Recently, new patent filings from Apple were found, detailing the possible implementation of the Face ID technology for devices other than the iPhone. Just like how Microsoft uses Windows Hello with Windows PCs, Apple will be using Face ID for its computers.
Last Updated: Jan 30, 2020
A few hours ago, MAS Airlines have posted on their Facebook page about a new way for passengers to check-in and boarding. Embarking on to being a smart airport, the new SITA Smart Path facility has just begun in Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and it allows passengers to use 'Single Token' to pass through all touchpoints effortlessly.
Last Updated: Jan 02, 2020
It's the first day of school and while this may seem bizarre, SK Taman Perling, a school in Johor Bahru has just implemented a new way to record class attendance via facial recognition. Not only this is for students, but even the teachers and school staff are counted as well.
Last Updated: Dec 06, 2019
Facial recognition is considered one of the secure ways to identify a person’s identity. With some of the flagships ditching fingerprint unlock like the Apple's later generation iPhones and Google Pixel 4, the technology that used to be far away from us is becoming more common right now. By using the technology, China has implemented a new law that requires citizens to go through facial recognition scans to get a new SIM card.
Last Updated: Oct 18, 2019
With a population of about 1.37 billion people, it is no surprise that India is looking to build the largest facial recognition system in the world. The government hopes that with this technology, they would be able to find missing people, stop child trafficking, crimes and more.