Zimbabwean firm to trial face recognition technology
18 December 2018 16:54 GMT

Zimbabwean telecoms firm TelOne plans to launch a face recognition system early next year on the country’s airports and traffic lights to reduce crime and promote the creation of technologically advanced smart cities.

The firm’s innovation executive Mr Jeremiah Munembe said the product which will be a game changer in ensuring the safety of the public and improving Zimbabwe’s efficiency, will be launched in Mutare.

“TelOne has offered the roll-out of a face recognition technology starting with traffic road rules monitoring.

“This will see TelOne implementing red light violation cameras, speed cameras and public cameras across the city of Mutare and latter on the whole country.