Face recognition system for the first time identified the offender with forged documents

On our portal we have repeatedly written about the face recognition systems, as well as the fact that some of them work quite well. And most recently, the algorithm again helped people to identify the offender in one of the airports in the US face recognition system has detected the person who tried to use a fake passport.

Face recognition system for the first time identified the offender with forged documents

According to the publication The Verge, recently facial recognition system installed at the international airport in Washington, during the passport control the flight arriving from France, has identified the offender, who wanted to enter into the United States using false documents. The fact that the French passport entitles entry into the United States without a visa, but comparing the photo in the passport with the appearance of a man, the network has detected a discrepancy and reported it to the border and immigration officials. In the course of further events it became clear that the offender is a national of Congo (during the search he even found a passport of that country). Moreover, some time ago the US court decision he was deported from the country without the right to enter and obtain a visa for the next 20 years. The reasons for this zeal citizen on the territory of the North American state is not reported, however, given the success of face recognition system, the US authorities announced that this system will be implemented at all airports in the country. Now she is running in test mode only in the State of Washington and airports in New York.

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