Paying with a glance: Moscow’s latest expansion of facial-recognition tech • FRANCE 24 English



Facial-recognition cameras are being rolled out across Moscow’s metro system as a way to allow passengers to pay for their fare simply by showing their faces, without the need for a ticket or a transit card. Called FacePay, the system is the latest expansion of facial-recognition technology in Russia, a trend that has caused alarm among civil liberties and rights campaigners.

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