Facial recognition technology

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They have the same chocolate coloured hair, they share dark, almond-shaped eyes and have a similar impish smile. 

Since birth their family, friends and teachers have mixed them up. When their high school prom dates came to their house in a small town in east Texas, the two boys could not tell which twin they were there to collect.

You only need a selfie to enter this tourist destination

Baidu, a Chinese tech company, began testing facial recognition technology last week in Wuzhen, a historic town with classic canals and architecture. The area receives millions of visitors each year.

The technology has shortened wait times and added convenience for guests. So far feedback has been positive, according to Baidu (BIDUTech30) and the Wuzhen Tourism Co.