Trials for AI lie detection at border patrol checkpoints are set to begin soon in the EU. The program, called iBorderCtrl, will run for six months at four border crossing points in Hungary, Latvia and Greece with countries outside the European Union. iBorderCtrl is an EU-funded project that uses AI in order to facilitate faster border crossings for travelers.
The system has users fill out an online application and upload some documents, like their passport, before a virtual border guard takes over to ask questions. Travelers will answer while facing a webcam and the system will analyze and rate dozens of micro-gestures.