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Facial recognition technology to prevent toilet paper free-riding

A popular Beijing tourist attraction has installed toilet paper dispensers with facial recognition technology in a bid to cut down on the free-riding behaviour of visitors who use too much of it.

The two week trial at the Temple of Heaven, one of the Beijing’s most crowded tourist sites, is “a former hotbed of toilet paper kleptomania”

While the park has retained its existing roll dispensers for users who are not adept with technology, six wall-mounted machines, each with a high definition camera have been installed.

Based on current settings, the machine’s technology will scan users’ faces and dispense 60cm of toilet paper to each person every 9 minutes.

The park has also upgraded the toilet paper’s quality from one-ply to two-ply.

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