Chinese schools are now tracking the exact location of their students using chip-equipped “smart uniforms” to encourage better attendance rates.
The implementation is just about as unsettling as it sounds. Each uniform has two chips in the shoulders which are used to track when and where the students enter or exit the school, with added facial recognition software at the entrances to make sure that the right student is wearing the right outfit
If the student tries to leave during school hours, an alarm will go off.
The chips can also apparently detect when a student has fallen asleep in class and allow students to make payments using additional facial or fingerprint recognition to confirm the purchase.