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Facial recognition technology becoming more prevalent

Implications - In the past, facial recognition technology saw limited uses; it was primarily reserved for security tools and similar innovations. And while there is still a market for these tools, brands are becoming increasingly more creative with facial recognition technology. Social media sites are using it to make their sites easier to use (tagging photos, for example) and other brands are applying it toward everyday products, such as vending machines. The latter example demonstrates how facial recognition technology provides a superior way to target and zero in on customers, something that can be translated from product dispensers to other forms of retail and marketing.
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Adult Dessert Dispensers
Adult Dessert Dispensers
The Jell-O Temptations Vending Machine Yells at Children
The Jell-O Temptations vending machine is part of the intelligent marketing movement that will be sweeping the nation very soon. Geared towards adults, it actually yells at kids who attempt to get a free… MORE
play_circle_filled Facial Recognition Apps
Facial Recognition Apps
The Coca-Cola FaceLook Campaign Fuses the Online World with Reality
Coca-Cola FaceLook is the latest interactive publicity stunt from this worldwide corporation. Integrating the online sphere with reality, this clever marketing campaign makes the most of social networking… MORE
play_circle_filled Discriminating Dispensers (UPDATE)
Discriminating Dispensers (UPDATE)
Kraft's iSample Experience Ensures Only Some People Get Samples
Recently, Trend Hunter featured Kraft Foods' Jell-O Temptations vending machine, a dessert dispenser that analyzes your face before it gives you a sample. The technology behind the face-analyzing machine… MORE
play_circle_filled Facial Recognition Product Dispensers
Facial Recognition Product Dispensers
Sanden Vending Machine Provides Extreme Customization
Alternative and unique vending machines are becoming the norm, and this Sanden vending machine is definitely one of the most innovative. This concept vending machine created in collaboration with Intel… MORE
play_circle_filled Face Recognition Fail Sites
Face Recognition Fail Sites
The Frijj ‘You LOL You Lose' Game Looks for Laughter
The comedic potential of face recognition technology is explored in the Frijj ‘You LOL You Lose’ website. Designed to promote the company’s three new flavors of milkshakes, the site plays the best of YouTube… MORE
Convenient Tagging Tools
Convenient Tagging Tools
Save Time with Photo Uploading Using the Facebook Facial Recognition App
If you're one of those people who find tagging people troublesome, then the Facebook Facial Recognition app will definitely be a handy tool for you. Using face recognizing technology, the app suggests… MORE
Real-World Friend Requests
Real-World Friend Requests
"People-Watching" Finds New Meaning With Social Recognition Software
Converging technologies have made it possible to overlay online data atop the real world, according to Alessandro Acquisti, a researcher at Carnegie Mellon University and the developer of new 'social recognition'… MORE
Next-Gen Soldier Gear
Next-Gen Soldier Gear
ITT Corp Lets Us in On the Future of Night Vision Technology
ITT Corp is perhaps the world's largest diversified manufacturer, producing everything from household appliances to military ordnance. In the hopes of pushing the envelope ever further, the multinational… MORE
play_circle_filled Pearly-White Password Apps
Pearly-White Password Apps
The Visidon Applock Uses Facial Recognition to Protect Your Android
The Visidon Applock will ensure that the sensitive information that you have flowing through your mobile device doesn't find its way to anyone other than you. The software, available exclusively for Android… MORE

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