Singapore to test facial recognition on lampposts, stoking privacy fears

FILE PHOTO: SenseTime surveillance software identifying details about people and vehicles runs as a demonstration at the company's office in Beijing, China, October 11, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: SenseTime surveillance software identifying details about people and vehicles runs as a demonstration at the company's office in Beijing, China, October 11, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: People take photos with the skyline of the central business district in Singapore September 10, 2015. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: People take photos with the skyline of the central business district in Singapore September 10, 2015. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo
A Yitu employee showcases the company's face recognition technology in its office in Singapore April 10, 2018. Picture taken April 10, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su
A Yitu employee showcases the company's face recognition technology in its office in Singapore April 10, 2018. Picture taken April 10, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su
Yitu employees showcase the company's face recognition technology in its office in Singapore April 10, 2018. Picture taken April 10, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su
Yitu employees showcase the company's face recognition technology in its office in Singapore April 10, 2018. Picture taken April 10, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su
Yitu's Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Macau General Manager Lance Wong poses with the company's signage in its office in Singapore April 10, 2018. Picture taken April 10, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su
Yitu's Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Macau General Manager Lance Wong poses with the company's signage in its office in Singapore April 10, 2018. Picture taken April 10, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su
FILE PHOTO: A view of Changi Airport Terminal 4 in Singapore, April 3, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: A view of Changi Airport Terminal 4 in Singapore, April 3, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo
A Yitu signage is pictured in the company's office in Singapore April 10, 2018. Picture taken April 10, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su
A Yitu signage is pictured in the company's office in Singapore April 10, 2018. Picture taken April 10, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su
FILE PHOTO: A view of automated check-in counters at Changi Airport Terminal 4 in Singapore, April 3, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: A view of automated check-in counters at Changi Airport Terminal 4 in Singapore, April 3, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo