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Schools to start using facial recognition to protect against sex offenders

ANI
Published : May 31, 2019, 9:16 am IST
Updated : May 31, 2019, 9:16 am IST

The Aegis system will track sex offenders, students, and staff who have been suspended from school.

. The project is expected to be broadly operational by September 2019. (Photo: ANI)
 . The project is expected to be broadly operational by September 2019. (Photo: ANI)

Facial recognition technology is going to help schools in the US to identify sex offenders.

According to BuzzFeed News, starting June 3, the Lockport City School District will kick start its Aegis system as part of a pilot project. The district has eight schools.

 

The Aegis system will track sex offenders, students, and staff who have been suspended from school, and credible threats to student safety. The project is expected to be broadly operational by September 2019.

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