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Photographic age verification
The latest innovation from Japan: photographic age verification for vending machines
. Cigarette vending machines are being deployed which contain a camera and face-recognition software which estimates the customer's age from their photograph. Given that such a process can't be particularly accurate (would one look that different immediately after one's 20th
birthday?), they will also accept ID cards as proof of age.
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