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Baidu Can Do Wearable Facial Recognition, Too

BIOMETRICS

April 5, 2013

It’s been hard to miss reports of Google Glass, the headset computer that has led to privacy concerns surrounding facial recognition and otherwise. Reuters now reports that Chinese search giant Baidu has a similar wearable product in the pipeline, known internally as Baidu Eye. The device, which is still just a prototype, reportedly leverages the company’s strengths in image and facial recognition, allowing for voice searches, along with an ability to bounce images and faces off a central database for potential matches.
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