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UK cops used facial recognition at show, found someone with outstanding warrant

4 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

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According to new reporting by WalesOnline , police in South Wales scanned the faces of more than 44,000 people at the “Biggest Weekend” event in Swansea earlier this year-and of those, there were only 10 false positives.
That's a significant improvement over a similar trial run at a 2017 soccer championship in Cardiff, in which 92 percent were incorrect matches.
The South Wales Police have attributed the improved matching to a “new algorithm” from its contractor, NEC.
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