Posts Tagged ‘facial recognition’
  • Lockface USB drive opens/closes at the sight of your face.
    by Mike
    Posted December 16th, 2009 at 10:22 pm
    I'm not even going to try and hide it -- I have a goldfish memory. I can't remember anything no matter how hard I try. To top it off, my mind wonders so fa... Often times notes are useless as I merely misplace them or forget to look at them. It kind of sucks really. But somehow I've managed to get this far so obviously I've figured out some working formula. As soon as I remember what it is I'll let you know... With so many passwords, passcodes, and passphrases being required by our ...
  • Privacy concerns arise from Google Goggles facial recognition/stranger identifier search results…
    by Mike
    Posted December 14th, 2009 at 7:05 am
    Simply taking a picture of some object and using it to search for more relevant information doesn't seem that difficult until you actually think about the tools necessary to complete such a search. I mean, taking a picture of a simple can of beans (it's early and I'm hungry) means the phone/software has to properly determine what is text/images before actually searching for it so it knows what to search for. Second, the actual algorithms for the search software then have to somehow find the ex...
  • Power saving facial recognition on Hitachi TV’s tracks your eyesight, turns of TV when you’re not watching.
    by Mike
    Posted October 25th, 2009 at 10:32 am
    ** Facial recognition technology starts at 45 seconds in... Buying an energy efficient TV and turning off the TV whenever you leave the room, no matter how short the time are just two things we can do to save electricity. A new application of facial recognition technology by Hitachi will soon give us another choice with a futuristic flare. The technology was shown off at CEATEC. As you can gather, the facial recognition tracks where your eyes are focused. Focusing on the TV keeps it on. O...
  • Smile hating software invading driver license branches around the country
    by Mike
    Posted June 2nd, 2009 at 3:18 am
    One of the worst things on anyone's list of things to never have to do again is that of visiting the license branch.  I could be wrong, but going to the license branch is tantamount to when you where a kid and had to tell the neighbor you got caught cutting their tires....something like that.  Naturally, when anyone says that they are taking a picture of you, your first natural reaction is to smile.  Besides, who wants a bump on a log, mug shot looking picture?  If you live in the states...
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