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Facial Recognition Coming to Tocumen International Airport

Article Summary:

Panama Tourism Authority has revealed it will install a US $13 million dollar facial recognition security system at the country’s main international airport. The goal of the project is to spot operatives of organized crime.

Original Article Text From La Prensa Panama via Google Translate :

Invested $ 13 Million Security Plan for the Airport of Tocumen

Approximately $ 13 million the government invest in a security system for the Tocumen International Airport.

This was revealed on Tuesday the manager of the Tourism Authority of Panama, Solomon Shamah, who said that it is a facial recognition system, one of the most advanced to recognize people who are wanted by the police without to invasive searches at the airport.

He added that after the investment in that system will come other challenges to maintain a safe airport, because organized crime is also prepared.

Shamah explanations about the new security programs that are designed to Tocumen International Airport to local media.

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From La Prensa Panama

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