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World’s first AI bar opens in London

World’s first AI bar opens in London

Many of us have endured that feeling of simmering rage as a bartender calls ‘who’s next?’, you go to raise your hand only to be pipped to the post by an op

Is this really a big problem?

A London bar, 5cc Harrild & Sons has introduced ‘A.I Bar’ to its establishment, using smart facial recognition technology to help bartenders serve patrons in a way that is fairer and quicker.

DataSparQ has developed its ‘A.I. Bar’, a product designed to incorporate facial recognition technology to organise a ‘virtual queue’ for patrons, eliminating queue jumping and adding automated age verification to speed up ID checks by informing potential under 25’s to have their ID ready for inspection or to inform repeat drinkers that they have already had their ID checked.

Is the time spent (possibly) rechecking an ID worth the privacy invasion?

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