According to regional publication PortsEurope, two 5G-enabled surveillance systems are being deployed. Telecommunication vendor Orange Spain is involved in both.
Working with telecommunications hardware maker Ericsson, Orange has implemented at least part of the surveillance pilot project, according to reporting by Telecompaper. Alerts and video coverage of people not authorized to be in the port will be shared in real time to staff monitoring conventional monitors, phones and glasses.
Captured faces will be categorized as authorized, unknown and prohibited.
Spain’s Port of Vigo is again the site of tracking and monitoring technology.
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The station is one of the few public buildings in Spain that deployed a live face recognition system. Miguel Angel Gallego, the station’s chief of security between 2010 and 2019, decided to deploy face recognition after he was contacted by a Spanish start up working with this type of software in 2016.
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Border posts biometric corridors technology is funded by Frontex, which aims to provide all European police forces with a more agile identification system for citizens, due to their fingerprint or facial recognition.
The Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) has opened an ex officio investigation into the facial recognition system that Mercadona wants to test in 40 of its establishments in the coming months, Business Insider has advanced and has been able to confirm eldiario.es. The supermarket chain announced last week that the goal of the system was to intercept people trying to enter its stores despite having restraining orders against the supermarkets or their workers.
New biometric controls being trialed at Gibraltar border – Spain trials biometric controls at Gibraltar border
The equipment has been installed as part of a refurbishment of border infrastructure which includes automated equipment to scan faces, passports and fingerprint biometrics at every control gate. Primarily for pedestrians, an additional tablet device is being trialed for scanning the faces and passports of people crossing the border by car. – New biometric controls being trialed at Gibraltar border | Biometric Update