By Tony Winterburn • 18 October 2020 • 8:49
Shops in the Uk are rushing to install a new face-covering detection technology to help stop ‘mask flouters’ from entering their premises.
A new face-covering detection technology, first used in Whiteleys Garden Centre in Mirfield to detect if shoppers were wearing a face mask, is now being rolled out across retail stores in the UK. The technology involves cameras being fitted at the entrance to stores that are able to detect whether a person is wearing a covering over their mouth or nose.
How does it work?
If the system detects a shopper is not wearing a face mask, a red message flashes onto a screen linked to the cameras and they are denied automatic access through the electronic doors. Alternatively, if the cameras do detect a person is wearing a face covering, a green message will appear and access is permitted.
It means shops installing the software no longer have to manually staff the door and workers can avoid altercations with non-compliant customers – a regular occurrence apparently.
Staff also face fines for not wearing masks
FACE masks are mandatory for all staff in pubs, restaurants and shops along with anyone getting a cab as part of new measures to stop the spread of the virus. Anyone who refuses to wear one will be fined £200.
Thank you for taking the time to read this news article “Shops in the UK are Installing CCTV to Detect Mask Flouters”. For more UK daily news, Spanish daily news and Global news stories, visit the Euro Weekly News home page.
Euro Weekly News is delighted to continue to be able to bring you a range of News from around Spain in English and Global News live as it happens.
Euro Weekly News doesn’t cost you anything but your internet connection. Whether it’s bringing you the local Spanish news or the International news today, we’ve got you covered!
Euro Weekly News, the leading free local and national newspaper in Spain, the people’s paper, we lead others follow!
Share this story
Subscribe to our Euro Weekly News alerts to get the latest stories into your inbox!
By signing up, you will create a Euro Weekly News account if you donâ€™t already have one. Review our
Share your story with us by emailing [email protected], by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page www.facebook.com/EuroWeeklyNews
Download our media pack in either English or Spanish.