An Apple supplier is using facial recognition technology to try to stop underage workers.
To screen prospective workers, Pegatron told The Wall Street Journal that it now examines the government-issued IDs of people looking for manufacturing jobs. The company began this year to match the faces of the applicants to the photos on their ID through facial recognition software. Pegatron also said it checks the names against police records.
The overall goal is to catch anyone using a fake or borrowed ID, but more specifically, Pegatron wants to catch underage workers before they reach the factory.
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