The Entire Digital Signage Market Could be Pummeled by the Stupidity of San Francisco

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The city of San Francisco, via its board of supervisors voted yesterday to ban using facial-recognition technology. The actual ordinance deals specifically with city governmental organizations and divisions, but it will have long-lasting ramifications that could easily (and quickly) ben emulated all over the country. Designed to protect the average-guy/gal member of the community from […]

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The Internet of Things is Here – How Do You Feel About It?

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Do you remember the 2002 movie by Steven Spielberg, “Minority Report?”  This futuristic film featured Tom Cruise as the main character, PreCrime Captain John Anderton, who is the subject of a murder prediction based upon visions of the “Precogs.”  And since, in the movie, the PreCrime police department has the authority to imprison would-be murderers, […]

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CHUI Brings Facial Recognition to Front Door

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A start-up company debuting at CEDIA this week named Chui has combined facial recognition with advanced computer vision and machine learning techniques to make your face your key. “The great thing about your face,” says CEO and co-founder Shaun Moore, “is that you can’t lose it, nor can it be hacked or stolen.” Welcome news […]

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