As part of CBP’s one-to-one biometric facial recognition testing on inbound, international flights, a traveler has his photo taken and compared against his passport photo to confirm his identity at Dulles Airport. (Glenn Fawcett/CBP)

Body-Camera Maker Axon Won’t Incorporate Facial Recognition

Police body-camera maker Axon Enterprise announced Thursday it will not incorporate facial-recognition technology in its law enforcement devices, a move that comes as California’s legislature considers a statewide ban on such use, The Seattle Times reports. In a blog post by CEO Rick Smith, the Scottsdale, AZ, company, whose body-camera unit is based in Seattle, cited “serious ethical concerns” about the current capabilities of facial-matching software.

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