More than 2000 football fans wrongly picked out by facial recognition

System funded by £2 million Home Office grant experiences technical issues.

The Principality Stadium in Cardiff (@cafefootball)

The Principality Stadium in Cardiff (@cafefootball)

Date - 10th May 2018
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
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A force has defended its use of facial recognition technology after an excessive amount of football fans were erroneously flagged-up as potential troublemakers. At the UEFA Champions League Final in Cardiff last June, 170,000 people visited the...
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