facial recognition :
- n biometric identification by scanning a person's face and matching it against a library of known faces
News & Articles
- Orbeus Launches Visual Recognition (But Not Creepy Facial Recognition) APIs For Google Glass
Google took swift action to ban Google Glass applications with facial recognition capabilities recently, following the launch of an API which would have allowed developers to build apps that could identify the faces of people who a Glass wearer encountered. Today, however, another company called Orbeus is launching its own face and scene detection API platform ReKognition for Glass , which ...
June 12, 2013 - TechCrunch
- Google Irks Developers with Ruling on Facial-Recognition Apps
Developers complain that by banning facial recognition for Glass, Google is hindering doctors, police, and others. The popular rap on Google Glass facial-recognition technology is that it’s a tool for creeps and stalkers. But Google’s decision to ban both facial-recognition and voiceprint technology from its high-tech eyewear also puts the brakes on promising services, like those that could help ...
June 10, 2013 - Technology Review
- Glass developers already griping over Google barring facial recognition
If you thought that the recent revelations about the NSA’s invasive surveillance practices would give app developers pause about spreading the adoption of facial recognition technology, you would be wrong. Technology Review reports that app developers are griping over Google’s decision to bar facial recognition technology from Google Glass because they think such tech should be a core capability ...
June 10, 2013 - BGR News via Yahoo! News