Schools eye facial recognition technology to boost security

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Schools eye facial recognition technology to boost security

A camera with facial recognition capabilities hangs from a wall while being installed at Lockport High School in Lockport, N.Y. The western New York school district is upgrading its existing surveillance system to add technology that will scan faces and alert officials to the appearance of expelled students, sex offenders or weapons it has been programmed to look out for. It could be the start of a trend as more schools wary of shootings consider the technology.
Students walk down a hallway at Lockport High School in Lockport, N.Y. On the upper left a camera with facial recognition capabilities hangs on the wall waiting for its installation to be completed. The western New York school district is upgrading its existing surveillance system to add technology that will scan faces and alert officials to the appearance of expelled students, sex offenders or weapons it has been programmed to look out for.
District technology director Robert LiPuma stands in a doorway beneath a camera with facial recognition capabilities that is being installed in Lockport High School in Lockport, N.Y. The western New York school district is upgrading its existing surveillance system to add technology that will scan faces and alert officials to the appearance of expelled students, sex offenders or weapons it has been programmed to look out for. It could be the start of a trend as more schools wary of shootings consider the technology.

Schools eye facial recognition technology to boost security

A camera with facial recognition capabilities hangs from a wall while being installed at Lockport High School in Lockport, N.Y. The western New York school district is upgrading its existing surveillance system to add technology that will scan faces and alert officials to the appearance of expelled students, sex offenders or weapons it has been programmed to look out for. It could be the start of a trend as more schools wary of shootings consider the technology.
Students walk down a hallway at Lockport High School in Lockport, N.Y. On the upper left a camera with facial recognition capabilities hangs on the wall waiting for its installation to be completed. The western New York school district is upgrading its existing surveillance system to add technology that will scan faces and alert officials to the appearance of expelled students, sex offenders or weapons it has been programmed to look out for.
District technology director Robert LiPuma stands in a doorway beneath a camera with facial recognition capabilities that is being installed in Lockport High School in Lockport, N.Y. The western New York school district is upgrading its existing surveillance system to add technology that will scan faces and alert officials to the appearance of expelled students, sex offenders or weapons it has been programmed to look out for. It could be the start of a trend as more schools wary of shootings consider the technology.
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