November 07, 2011
Mobile facial recognition promises clever new apps
Check it out:
The video at the top of this post is a Polar Rose demo of an app called “Recognizr”, which recognizes people’s faces and provides you with links to their social media accounts.
Imagine a world where every person on the street can be identified by simply pointing your phone at their face. Curious about a stranger? Point your camera at them to pull up their Facebook profile. People who had concerns over facial recognition in Facebook photos are going to have a fit about this one…
I remain eager to see what developers can do in terms of building photography & design apps. If you see anything cool, give a shout.