Lie Detection Technology trialed at British Airport (British Science Festival)

Lie Detection technology developed by the Centre for Visual Computing, which combines thermal imaging and software to detect signs of deception, is being trialled in a British airport to conduct covert customs interviews.

Professor Hassan Ugail, Director of the Centre for Visual Computing who designed the system said, “In an interview you can be talking to a person, then you basically just press a computer button and say: was this person lying or not?”

The system is continuously being refined to be as accurate as possible and has the potential to be used across other airport and in different scenarios.

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