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PHOTOS: Facial Recognition Park Entry Test Ends at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World spent over a month testing the use of facial recognition for park entry at Magic Kingdom, even extending the test through yesterday. The equipment is now gone, and according to Cast Members, data is being analyzed.

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Facial recognition might come back as a more permanent park entry option, or Disney may even conduct more tests depending on the results.

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To learn more about the facial recognition test’s procedures, check out our previous post.

How do you feel about facial recognition being used for park entry at Walt Disney World? Let us know in the comments.

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Prince Naveen
Prince Naveen
6 days ago

“Data is being analyzed” meaning Disney is selling your facial recognition scans to big data and big tech. Don’t believe me, watch Minority Report. Scary stuff, but alot people think it’s all part of the Disney “magic”

Impressions de Frank
Impressions de Frank
6 days ago
Reply to  Prince Naveen

This is satire, yes?

Make It Illegal
Make It Illegal
5 days ago

Facial Recognition Technology should be banned permanently by all national governments. It is a disgusting, vile affront to liberty.

MSCY
MSCY
5 days ago

Facial recognition would have been a nice idea if we all lived in the fantasy land that Disney Parks sell us, unfortunately however, we do not. The technology has and is continuing to be abused by those who can afford the it with oppressive practices. In the aggregate, I see it as having little difference to stalking people. I don’t think Walt himself would agree with it being used in the parks as it would strike at the very ideals of American freedom he was so fond of teaching us all. As fallible humans, we all have some level of… Read more »