Computer Defines Customer's Identity in Point of Sales
Date: Wednesday, August 02 @ 05:44:41 BST
Topic: Face Recognition


A San Diego Graduate student makes use of biometrics in vending machines.
Right now, the machine has attached to it a barcode scanner, a fingerprint reader, and a web cam for facial recognition.

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While the camera is there primarily for humans, it can be used for other things as well. For example, said Mr. Duerig, "We're looking at ‘facial’ recognition for bananas because they don't have barcodes."
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