Your face is all you’ll need at an ATM

An ATM with facial recognition project by JKUAT students under the guidance of Dr. Waweru Mwangi is featured in today’s Nation Newspaper.

You may soon withdraw money from an Automated Teller Machines without using your credit or debit card, thanks to a face recognition technology in the making.

Known as the Basic Intelligent Automated Teller Machine, if the new device is incorporated in the current ATMs, all one will require to get money is to stand in front of the machines.

It is the brainchild of Dr Waweru Mwangi, the director of the Institute of Computer Science and Information Technology at Jomo Kenyatta University, and is on display at the national scientific conference in Nairobi.

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2 thoughts on “Your face is all you’ll need at an ATM

  • September 19, 2010 at 3:37 am

    This is a good innovation scheme. We pray that it works worldwide

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