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Tocumen is Watching; Facial Recognition Monitors in Use

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Staring this January travelers at Tocument Airport in Panama will be scanned by facial recognition monitors. Airport security will monitor the systems which is said to be used only to identify persons of interest internationally and for Panama.

Original Article Text From La Prensa via Google Translate :

Facial recognition cameras arrive on January 31 in Panama

On January 31 arrived in Panama the new facial recognition cameras to be installed in the corridors of the Tocumen International Airport, said Public Security Minister, Jose Raul Mulino. Mulino said this equipment will be received with its own software and ” all the equipment “necessary to start the installation immediately and to have the system in place in at least one month.

“Non-invasively [the cameras] will identify all passengers who pass through here with the bases international police data, “said the head of Public Security. Additionally, Mulino said it soon will be inaugurated international passenger center of Panama, which will identify persons entering or leaving the country in order to establish if a traveler is required by local or international authorities.

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