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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Facial Recognition Software’

Would You Wear These Goofy Glasses To Protect Your Privacy?

Google Glass makes some people feel rather uncomfortable. The biggest concern seems to stem from the idea that Google Glass will eliminate more of our privacy with facial recognition software and the like. Despite Google banning such software on Glass, some developers are already working on privacy solutions. Japan’s National Institute of Informatics has unveiled what it calls privacy visor …

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Google Acquires Facial Recognition And Augmented Reality Company Viewdle

Update: All Things D is sharing a statement from the company indicating that Google’s Motorola Mobility has indeed acquired Viewdle, under undisclosed terms: “Motorola Mobility today announced that it has acquired Viewdle, a leading imaging & gesture recognition company,” a Motorola representative said in a statement. “Motorola and Viewdle have an existing commercial agreement and have been collaborating for some …

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FBI Spends $1 Billion On Nationwide Facial Recognition Program

Privacy is dead. The Internet made sure of that a long time ago. It just takes a little snooping and people will be able to find all kinds of dirt on you. Even if our online identity is compromised, we can at least rest easy knowing that our physical appearance is still unknown to the masses, right? A report out …

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KLIK for iPhone: The First App With Facial Recognition Software

Last month, WPN’s Abby Johnson spoke with Face.com CEO Gil Hirsch about his company, Face.com, and the potential of facial recognition software. In her interview with Hirsch, they touched on the potential of facial recognition software being used with social media sites in such a way that it could go beyond simply identifying the person to whom the face belongs …

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New Japanese Facial Recognition Software Is Powerful, Scary

Big brother alert!!! For those of you who don’t like the idea of CCTV monitoring your every move, the details a recent software breakthrough by Hitachi Kokusai Electric will probably make you soil your undergarments, or at least never leave the house without a mask. How does the idea of facial recognition software that can scan 36 million faces in …

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