Researchers are quietly commercialising an artificial intelligence (AI)-driven lie detector, which they hope will be the future of airport security.

Discern Science International is the start-up behind a deception-detection tool named the Avatar, which features a virtual border guard that asks travellers questions.

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as exclusive Financial Times articles, Morningstar financial data, and digital access to the Sunday Times and Times Select.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.