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Asia Pacific Dashboard Digest | 2020 Tokyo Olympics to implement facial recognition tech Related reading: US watchlist shared with 1,441 private organizations



In preparation for the 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo, Japan, organizers are implementing a facial recognition system to monitor every accredited person, including athletes, officials, staff and media across more than 40 venues, CTV News reports. Tokyo will be the first host city to implement facial recognition technology at all Olympic venues, a move seen to help reduce the burden of maintaining high security both within and outside the capital. Tsuyoshi Iwashita, Tokyo 2020 executive director of security, said, "By introducing the face recognition system, we hope to achieve high levels of safety, efficiency and smooth operation at security check points before entry.”
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