Facedetection

08.14.15
Google can spot friends nearby and tell if you're glad to see them
08.14.15

Google can spot friends nearby and tell if you're glad to see them

Google's face and nearby friend detection are cool, but the company still oblivious to privacy concerns.

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04.30.15
Microsoft thinks it can guess your age using facial recognition
04.30.15

Microsoft thinks it can guess your age using facial recognition

Since we're right smack in the middle of Microsoft's BUILD dev conference, the company's showing o...

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03.21.15
DC airport tries using face recognition to catch imposters
03.21.15

DC airport tries using face recognition to catch imposters

If you come to the US through Washington DC's Dulles airport in the near future, don't be surprise...

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06.09.14
Facial recognition software helps convict a robber
06.09.14

Facial recognition software helps convict a robber

Watch Dogs' vision of a super-connected Chicago may be truer than you think. A local judge has con...

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06.01.14
The NSA has collected 'millions' of faces from the web
06.01.14

The NSA has collected 'millions' of faces from the web

The NSA isn't just interested in pure communications intelligence like call records; it wants to l...

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03.06.14
Emotient's Google Glass app tells you how others are feeling
03.06.14

Emotient's Google Glass app tells you how others are feeling

It's not always easy to read someone's emotions -- and that's a problem for retailers, which can't...

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08.13.13
Insert Coin: the ixi-play robot owl monitors toddlers, helps them learn (video)
08.13.13

Insert Coin: the ixi-play robot owl monitors toddlers, helps them learn (video)

In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit prod...

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04.23.13
Galaxy S 4, future Samsung devices to use DigitalOptics tech for face tracking (updated)
04.23.13

Galaxy S 4, future Samsung devices to use DigitalOptics tech for face tracking (updated)

When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S 4 in March, there was a near-inescapable emphasis on face detec...

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11.15.12
Apple applies for patent that scales content to match face distance, save us from squinting
11.15.12

Apple applies for patent that scales content to match face distance, save us from squinting

Most software has to be designed around a presumed viewing distance, whether it's up close for a s...

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