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33 Face-Scanning Innovations

From Virtual Display Headsets to Smile-Requiring TVs

— August 6, 2014 — Tech
Technology is slowly moving away from touchscreen features to face-scanning innovations. This transition will make interactions with devices quicker and more convenient. Additionally, the more sophisticated such face-scanning innovations become, the more specific certain commands can be in order to truly make it a feasible alternative to touchscreen technology.

In another vein, these face-scanning innovations make it possible to screen people and their reactions on a very fundamental level. Companies can better gauge people's reaction to a product, service or experience using this technology. Experiences themselves can be enhanced as people's surroundings begin to reflect their emotional state as well as their identity in general. Granted, these face-scanning innovations are not on the level of of the hit movie 'Minority Report' just yet. But they are paving the way for such uses.
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Facial-Tracking Confectionery Cannons
Facial-Tracking Confectionery Cannons
This Marshmallow Cannon Can Track and Shoot at Your Face
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Smile-Requiring TVs
Smile-Requiring TVs
The Smile TV by David Hedberg Needs a Smirk to Function
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Face-Directed Dance Videos
Face-Directed Dance Videos
Project 'Face Dance' by Supermarché Morphs Facial Movements to Dan
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Emotion-Detecting Cameras
Emotion-Detecting Cameras
Researchers Introduce Emotion-Detecting Camera for Cars
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Facial Identity Investigations
Facial Identity Investigations
Scotland Yard Uses its London Riot Recognition System, Nabs Baddies
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3D Presidential Portraits
3D Presidential Portraits
This 3D Obama Bust Marks the First Time a President Has Been 3D Scanned
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Emotional Reaction Detectors
Emotional Reaction Detectors
The NeoFace Facial Recognition Program Analyzes Customers' Behavior
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Face Check-Ins
Face Check-Ins
Facedeals Uses Facial Recognition Technology to Check You Into a Location
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Facial Recognition Beer Bots
Facial Recognition Beer Bots
Willow Garage Creates a Robot That Differentiates Beer Brands
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Social Media Facial Recognition
Social Media Facial Recognition
Facebook's Latest Feature Will Auto-Tag Your Photos
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Name-Guessing Apps
Name-Guessing Apps
This Software can Somewhat Accurately Guess Someone's Name Based on Variables
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Face Recognition Fail Sites
Face Recognition Fail Sites
The Frijj ‘You LOL You Lose' Game Looks for Laughter
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Touch-Free Technology Systems
Touch-Free Technology Systems
Sesame Enable is Opening the Door to Hands-Free Touchscreen Use
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Selfie-Unlocked Phone Apps
Selfie-Unlocked Phone Apps
The FaceCrypt Password App Unlocks Phones with a Selfie
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Ex-Seeking Dating Apps
Ex-Seeking Dating Apps
The Match.com Dating Website Will Find You Someone Who Resembles Your Ex
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Face-Tracking Televisions
Face-Tracking Televisions
The Sony LX900 Turns the TV Off When You aren't Watching
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Facial Recognition-Thwarting Glasses
Facial Recognition-Thwarting Glasses
The Privacy Visor Keeps the Wearer's Identity Under Wraps
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Facial Recognition Apps
Facial Recognition Apps
The Coca-Cola FaceLook Campaign Fuses the Online World with Reality
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Facial Recognition Doorbells
Facial Recognition Doorbells
The Chui Offers Revolutionary Secure Access to One's Home
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Face Recognition Payment Tools
Face Recognition Payment Tools
Alibaba's 'Smile To Pay' Lets You Pay Via Face Scan
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Face-Reading Car Contests
Face-Reading Car Contests
The Billionaire Shop Will Give a Lambo to Whoever Wishes Most for It
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Mobile Visual Recognition
Mobile Visual Recognition
The Viewdle Technology Links Facial Recognition With Social Media
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Identity-Examining Devices
Identity-Examining Devices
The 'Generation P' 3D Scanner Looks Eerily Avant-Garde
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Yawn-Activated Vending Machines
Yawn-Activated Vending Machines
Douwe Egberts' Coffee Machine is Clever Marketing
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Revealing Face Scanner Apps
Revealing Face Scanner Apps
The Google Glass App NameTag Reveals Details
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Virtual Display Headsets
Virtual Display Headsets
The 'Golden-i Headset' is Unveiled at CES 2012
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Facial Recognition Cat Feeders
Facial Recognition Cat Feeders
The Bistro Cat Feeder Has Feline Facial Recognition for Portioning
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Face-Dialing Phones
Face-Dialing Phones
A Phone for Seniors Lets You Scan Pictures to Call People
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Facial Recognition Product Dispensers
Facial Recognition Product Dispensers
Sanden Vending Machine Provides Extreme Customization
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Identity-Scanning Turnstiles
Identity-Scanning Turnstiles
The Lunar Facial Recognition Payment System Streamlines the Subway
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Inner Child-Capturing Apps
Inner Child-Capturing Apps
The 'Baby and Me' App Scans Your Face to Show You Your Younger Self
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Face-Recognizing Rides
Face-Recognizing Rides
Toyota's Smart Insect Prototype Uses Kinect Technology to Identify Owners
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Facial Recognition Snack Machines
Facial Recognition Snack Machines
This Facial Recognition Vending Machine Personalizes Purchases
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