Biometric recognition systems can be applied to a wide variety of products and services requiring safety, access control, presence control and identification or verification of users.
China takes advantage of this field since it has provided the police force with sunglasses capable of identifying people wanted by the authorities.
Similar to Google Glass, these glasses integrate a frontal camera capturing everything in the environment of the person wearing the glasses.
It is foreseen that police work will be more efficient, particularly on dates near national holidays with millions of people traveling within the country.
Real-time surveillance offers all the details about a person, allowing for stronger security and prevention measures in public areas.
The first results have been successful, allowing for the location and arrest of 10 fugitives eluding the authorities.