Conspiracy Cafe

Conspiracy, alternative news, history, intelligence agencies

Blog

7-Eleven: Stores roll out controversial facial recognition technology

Posted by Conspiracy Cafe on June 26, 2020 at 11:45 AM



Taiwan's first unmanned store adds more grist to the mill.


7-Eleven has installed new technology at more than 700 stores across country

Technology linked to online tool Rate It will be used to verify customer feedback

Convenience store chain insists the software is 'not used for any other purpose'


By KYLIE STEVENS FOR DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA

 

PUBLISHED: 11:33 EDT, 25 June 2020 | UPDATED: 11:35 EDT, 25 June 2020

 


Customers will be under more surveillance every time they walk into a 7-Eleven but the reason for the new CCTV isn't to stop theft.

 

The convenience store chain has rolled out facial recognition software at more 700 than stores across Australia to be used to verify customer feedback rather than as an anti-theft measure.

 

The software is connected to Rate It, an online customer experience platform that runs on a tablet device in-store.

 

7-Eleven confirmed the installation of the new technology after a growing number of eagled-eyed customers noticed new signs at store entrances in recent weeks.


CONTINUED AT LINK:

Categories: New World Order