The next time you take a Carnival cruise, don't be surprised if the brand digitally tags you in photos taken aboard the ship.
Few tech trends have exploded as fast in recent years as facial recognition and emojis, and now Coca-Cola is bringing them together for an interactive billboard.
Facial recognition is about to become central to the debate about consumer privacy. On Thursday, more than 120 participants representing businesses, social media, advertising, privacy advocates, policymakers—anyone who has an interest in privacy—will meet to begin hammering out voluntary guidelines for the use of facial recognition.
Several stories are popping up on news sites stirring up privacy panic over Google Glass, a sort of wearable smartphone.
The Creamery, a café in the heart of San Francisco’s SoMa district, always has a long line at the counter on sunny weekends. Work-weary hipsters abandon their nearby condos and cubicles for breakfast on the patio—all under the watchful gaze of owner Ivor Bradley.
Though facial recognition technology that tracks eyeballs or connects users of social networking sites is in its infancy, the pioneering digital advance is becoming part of the ongoing privacy debate in Washington.
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) kicked over a new front on the privacy debate in Washington, D.C. today, holding a hearing to explore facial recognition technology and raise awareness about its potential impact on privacy.