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Trial under way for car clearance at checkpoints to go high-tech

Prototype of an Apics at Woodlands Checkpoint.

A robotic arm comprising an intercom and a device for identity verification is extended to the car window.


ROBOTIC arms, biometric scanners and facial detection technology may soon greet drivers at Tuas and Woodlands checkpoints as early as next year - if an ongoing trial proves successful.

This new system provides tighter security and frees up officers to focus on more...

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