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Chinese 'Gait Recognition' Tech IDs People by How They Walk


China gait recognition

In this Oct. 31, 2018 photo, Huang Yongzhen, CEO of Watrix, demonstrates the use of his firm's gait recognition software at his company's offices in Beijing.

Credit: AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein

Chinese authorities have begun deploying a new surveillance tool: "gait recognition" software that uses people's body shapes and how they walk to identify them, even when their faces are hidden from cameras.

From The Associated Press
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