Surveillance cameras manufactured by Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co. are mounted on a post at a testing station near the company's headquarters in Hangzhou, China, on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg

China’s facial recognition mania now extends to public housing and trash cans – so watch your step

  • Wider adoption comes amid rising resistance to the frictionless identification technology in many western countries on privacy grounds
Topic |   Facial recognition

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Surveillance cameras manufactured by Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co. are mounted on a post at a testing station near the company's headquarters in Hangzhou, China, on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg
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