Megvii’s facial recognition software, Face++, is widely used across China to unlock smartphones, make mobile payments and verify identities at banks, train stations and airports. Photo: Simon Song Megvii’s facial recognition software, Face++, is widely used across China to unlock smartphones, make mobile payments and verify identities at banks, train stations and airports. Photo: Simon Song
Megvii’s facial recognition software, Face++, is widely used across China to unlock smartphones, make mobile payments and verify identities at banks, train stations and airports. Photo: Simon Song
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AI unicorn Megvii not behind app used for surveillance in Xinjiang, says human rights group

  • Human Rights Watch said Megvii’s Face++ code found in mobile app used by Xinjiang authorities was ‘inoperable’

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Megvii’s facial recognition software, Face++, is widely used across China to unlock smartphones, make mobile payments and verify identities at banks, train stations and airports. Photo: Simon Song Megvii’s facial recognition software, Face++, is widely used across China to unlock smartphones, make mobile payments and verify identities at banks, train stations and airports. Photo: Simon Song
Megvii’s facial recognition software, Face++, is widely used across China to unlock smartphones, make mobile payments and verify identities at banks, train stations and airports. Photo: Simon Song
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