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Facial recognition tech to be tested in Fukushima for 2020 Olympics

TOKYO -- Accenture Japan and the University of Aizu in Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima Prefecture, plan to launch by the end of this year tests of IT services that could be used for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games.

     These include the use of face and hand recognition technologies for admission to venues and public transportation, and automatic language translation services.

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