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Thursday December 29, 2016

Customs Officers Of The Future Will Be Lie-Detecting Robots

The Canadian Border Services Agency and the US Department of Homeland Security is now using lie-detecting robots at the border. What could possibly go wrong?

The Automated Virtual Agent for Truth Assessments in Real Time (AVATAR) is currently being tested by the Canadian Border Services Agency and the US Department of Homeland Security. The robot آ— programmed to look for physiological changes that indicate lying through eye-detection software and other sensors آ— could help border agents catch terrorists or drug traffickers, according to San Diego State University researchers.

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