CHINA Facial recognition to facilitate Spring Festival travel rush in Beijing

CHINA

Facial recognition to facilitate Spring Festival travel rush in Beijing

Xinhua

20:55, January 08, 2020

BEIJING, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) -- Beijing Railway Station has installed facial recognition software in 30 self-service ticket checking machines to shorten the check-in time during the upcoming Spring Festival travel rush, which will begin on Friday.

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File photo: CGTN

Over 8.34 million passengers are projected to take railway journeys from the station during the 40-day travel rush.
The station also provides a convenient ticket-checking service for urgent passengers as well as two additional mobile infant nursing rooms.  

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