"The AVATAR kiosk is an automated interviewing platform with an embedded artificial agent that is designed to flag suspicious behavior at a port-of-entry that should be investigated more closely by a trained officer. This primary screening technology is designed for use at ports-of-entry, including border crossings and airports. The kiosk also has many other security application such as visa processing and personnel screening."

Software, Demos, and Prototypes | National Center for Border Security and Immigration

"Border police in Romania are testing a technology developed at the University of Arizona that uses a virtual border agent to question international travelers and flag those that give off suspicious vibes."

What’s Up UA? - UA-Developed Avatar is Helping to Screen New Arrivals at Bucharest Airport - The Explorer: University Of Arizona

Video: Superpoliţistul „Avatar” a intrat în serviciu pe aeroportul Otopeni

To date, the AVATAR has been tested at the US-Mexico border and in several  simulation  exercises,  some  of  which  were  carried  out  in  cooperation  with Frontex.  This is the first field test that has been carried out in a European operational environment.”

BORDERS’ AVATAR ON DUTY IN BUCHAREST AIRPORT | National Center for Border Security and Immigration

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    We need more tech like this. But more secure. We don’t know when the day will come when hackers can gain access to such...
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    nooooo i always get self-conscious/critical of appearing suspicious and i think i just end up appearing MORE suspicious...