COVID-19 travel restrictions

How Are International Travel Restrictions Impacting the Global Tourism Industry?

The tourism industry has been hit incredibly hard by the travel restrictions implemented due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Countries have closed their borders to international tourism, and domestic tourism has come to a halt amid quarantines, lockdowns, and social distancing. This has been devastating for organizations and individuals in the tourism industry, but it’s also…

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Renewable energy

Meet five Chinese start-ups pushing facial recognition technology into the mainstream

Facial recognition systems, which are biometric computer applications that automatically identify an individual from a database of digital images, are now being used extensively in areas such as public security, financial services, transport and retail across the country. The global facial recognition market is forecast to be worth US$6.5 billion by 2021, up from US$2.3…

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