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- Facial Recognition Alerts Stores When A Celeb Walks In - 23 July 2013
"NPR reports that the system is made up of a database of pictures of possible VIPs, specifically "celebrities and valued customers."
When customers walk in, their faces are scanned with what sounds like a camera...
Those measurements are then compared with the database of VIPs, and if a match is found, it'll send an alert to the store, along with some details like size and shopping history."
- 'Naked' scanner in airport trial + VIDEO - 13 October 2009
"A scanner which produces "naked" images of passengers has started a trial at Manchester Airport.
The authorities say it will speed up security checks by quickly revealing any concealed weapons or explosives."
- Europe delays airport X-ray eye - 23 October 2008
"EU lawmakers have delayed the introduction at airports of full body scanners, machines that generate images of passengers - minus their clothes...
The new scanners have already been introduced in several US airports and have been tested around the world."