Young fans enjoy a free rock concert in California. Major concert promoters in the United States are stepping back from plans to scan festival-goers with facial recognition technology. Photo: Alamy

Facial recognition: music promoters in US no longer so hot on technology that picked out wanted Jacky Cheung fans at concerts in China

  • Concert promoters AEG Presents and Live Nation appeared keen on using the controversial technology at US music festivals, but now say they’ve no such plans
  • Critics say the technology violates privacy and that images of concert goers’ faces could end up in the hands of police or immigration authorities
Topic |   Music

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Young fans enjoy a free rock concert in California. Major concert promoters in the United States are stepping back from plans to scan festival-goers with facial recognition technology. Photo: Alamy
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Vivo’s new V17 Pro smartphone has a dual pop-up front camera that is perfect for selfie lovers. Photo: Jamie Carter

Best selfie phone? Vivo V17 Pro review: dual pop-up front cameras a world first

  • Perfect for selfie lovers, the Vivo V17 Pro’s front-facing 32MP camera and 8MP super wide-angle lens capture selfies and ‘wefies’ like few other phones
  • Design allows for a notch-less 6.4-inch display, while a dedicated Google Assistant button and a 3.5mm headphone jack are other useful features
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Vivo’s new V17 Pro smartphone has a dual pop-up front camera that is perfect for selfie lovers. Photo: Jamie Carter
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