News 20 march — 18:40

Beijing park dispenses loo roll using facial recognition


A park in Beijing has installed toilet paper dispensers with facial recognition to stop visitors from taking too much loo roll, media reports say, BBC reports.

Machines at the Temple of Heaven park scan visitors' faces before dispensing a 60cm (24in) strip of paper.

The tourist attraction is reportedly frequented by visitors who take large amounts of loo roll home.

It has reignited debate over the lack of social graces among some Chinese.

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