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Using Facial Recognition To Display Profile Information Of Strangers

Android-based application Recognizr allows users to gather public information about others using video facial recognition

Kyle Studstill
Kyle Studstill on March 3, 2010.

Android-based application Recognizr allows users to gather public information about others using video facial recognition. The app draws from profile information that opt-in users include when signing up for the service, which limits the amount of data available but tempers privacy concerns of non-users.

[via TheNextWeb]

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Kyle Studstill is a regular contributor to PSFK.com. Kyle works as a consultant working at the New York office of PSFK. His background is in analysis, from the analysis of cultural and technological change, to analysis of consumer and human insight, to military intelligence analysis with the US Intelligence and Security Command. Kyle loves the future, much like O'Brien from Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four.

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