Source: TSA

AI Lie Detector Developed for Airport Security

A group of researchers are quietly commercialising an artificial intelligence-driven lie detector, which they hope will be the future of airport security.

Discern Science International is the start-up behind a deception detection tool named the Avatar, which features a virtual border guard that asks travellers questions.

The machine, which has been tested by border services and in airports, is designed to make the screening process at border security more efficient, and to weed out people with dangerous or illegal intentions more accurately than human guards are able to do. But its development also raises questions about whether a person’s propensity to lie can be accurately measured by an algorithm.

Read more at the Financial Times

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