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CBP Launches Year-Long Facial Recognition Program at Anzalduas Bridge

1 year 5 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, August 30 2018 Aug 30, 2018 August 30, 2018 4:45 PM August 30, 2018 in News

NEAR GRANJENO – A new facial recognition technology is being tested at the Anzalduas International Bridge.

Customs and Border Protection says it’s all part of their efforts to make the border safer and more secure.

Officials tell CHANNEL 5 NEWS they want to evaluate how the cameras work and the quality of the images.

The agency notes travelers are not required to participate in the year-long program.

KRGV’s Taylor Winkel asked pedestrians what they thought about it.

Watch the video above for the full story.

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