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Japan chipmaker unveils AI face recognition tool to detect fever

THine touts software for public venues, screening people with masks

The new facial recognition system can be used at train stations, office buildings, shopping malls and other places where large numbers of people congregate.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japanese semiconductor maker THine Electronics has developed a facial recognition system that can record body temperatures from less than a foot away and identify individuals even while wearing face masks.

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