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Real ID Or Fake? Bar Bouncers Can Tell Through New App

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Bar and restaurant owners can now check ID's using a smartphone app.

A bartender aims their phone at the barcode on a driver's license, and within seconds, the app verifies the person's name, age and whether the license is real.

The app also has a database of pictures that show what various licenses look like to help detect duds.

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