A new facial recognition of the application of the British start-up Yoti could be tested in two grocery stores, following an agreement with the self-service till maker NCR.
This will allow the stores to verify the age of customers buying restricted products such as alcohol and knives, without human intervention.
The free-to-consumer app works by pairing a selfie with an official document such as a passport.
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In a statement, Yoti said that two supermarkets in the uk had obtained the approval to test the IDENTIFICATION system in 2018.
The people who enter to the application:
take a selfie with an Android or Apple smartphone
verify your phone number
take a test to prove that they are who they say they are
The selfie is linked to through the application with a photo of your IDENTIFICATION document, such as a driving license or passport.
Those with chips in their passports in the celebration of their IDENTIFYING information, you can scan these to add veracity of the data.
Yoti staff will also verify the documents and that the selfie and the photo in the passport or license match.
When people get to use the app, the information stored with Yoti are used to verify the identity of a person.
Robin Graves, co-founder and head of Yoti, said that the technology could be used to confirm the identities in other places, such as pubs, nightclubs and dating sites.
In addition, he said, could be used to protect against the IDENTIFICATION of fraud.
“It is too easy for people to pretend they are another person, or to have access to all our personal data,” he said in a statement.
“This is shown by the continuous rise of identity-related fraud and problems that cost you time, money and inconvenience to many people every day.”