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Cube26′s Technology Turns Your Face Into A TV Remote

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The hardest thing about watching TV is finding the remote after a long, slovenly lounge on the couch. Cube26 aims to improve on that situation by turning your TV, phone, or tablet into a face-detecting powerhouse. What does that mean? Basically, your TV or other device will know when...
Cube26′s Technology Turns Your Face Into A TV Remote

Google prepares for first consumer Glass adoption by banning face recognition apps (until privacy protections can be enforced)

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In a Google Plus remark, Google said that it would block all facial recognition apps from Google Glasses Glass and Facial Recognition When we started the Explorer Program nearly a year ago our goal was simple: we wanted to make people active participants in shaping the future of this technology...
Google prepares for first consumer Glass adoption by banning face recognition apps (until privacy protections can be enforced)

One-Click Anonymity: YouTube Offers Automatic Face Blurring

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YouTube is chock full of videos where lighting and camerawork make it hard to figure out who’s in the clip. Now YouTube is giving video-makers the ability to make it even harder to identify people. Google’s site has rolled out a face blurring tool that’s supposed to let videomakers automatically...
One-Click Anonymity: YouTube Offers Automatic Face Blurring

Google Glass not to allow face recognition for now

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Google will not allow face recognition on its Glass wearable computer for now, until there are strong privacy protections."We've been listening closely to you, and many have expressed both interest and concern around the possibilities of facial recognition in Glass," the company's Project Glass wrote in a post on...
Google Glass not to allow face recognition for now

Here Are The Official Specs For The Nexus 4 And Nexus 10

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When Google announced the Nexus 4 and the Nexus 10, they neglected to mention specific specifications for folks who specifically wanted them. Luckily, we just got our hands on a nice, complete list. As we noted, the N10 has a 5MP front camera and 1.9MP back camera and 2GB RAM....
Here Are The Official Specs For The Nexus 4 And Nexus 10

Samsung's WiFi-laced DV300F camera now available, priced at $260

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After having launched in January, Samsung's WiFi-enabled DV300F camera officially hit the market today, according to a fresh announcement from the Korean manufacturer. As the latest addition to the DualView line, this 16 megapixel shooter features a 25mm wide angle lens with 5x optical zoom, and boasts a three-inch...
Samsung's WiFi-laced DV300F camera now available, priced at $260

Facial Recognition Technology Is Now Available For Google Glass

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The new software from Lamda Labs, who are based in San Francisco, raises the prospect of never forgetting a face again, and also of internet recommendations for who Google Glass wearers should meet at large social gatherings. It will launch to computer programmers in days. Google has been at pains to...
Facial Recognition Technology Is Now Available For Google Glass
Intel launches developer tools for 'perceptual computing'

Google Won't Approve Glass Apps That Recognize People's Faces... For Now

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The potential creep factor of Google Glass is something that the search giant has to mitigate as best as it can if it wants that kooky head-worn display to become a mass-market sensation (and even that may not be enough) but a recent announcement highlights the search giant’s commitment to,...
Google Won't Approve Glass Apps That Recognize People's Faces... For Now

Google buying face recognition firm Viewdle

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Google may use the Ukrainian firm's technology to add photo tagging across its services. [Read more]...
Google buying face recognition firm Viewdle

TNW's Daily Dose: Yahoo partners with Google for ads, Facebook deletes face data in Europe, and more

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Yahoo has announced a display ads partnership with Google, it’s confirmed that Facebook has deleted data used for its controversial face recognition feature in Europe, and Twitter revamps search in its iOS and Android apps. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through...
TNW's Daily Dose: Yahoo partners with Google for ads, Facebook deletes face data in Europe, and more

Google Glass for cops: How Taser plans to bring wearable, real-time tech to the police frontline

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Taser International, the company that popularized the use of stun guns in everyday police work, is set to experiment with where Google Glass might take law enforcement. The company’s co-founder and CEO, Rick Smith tells us that Taser has been accepted onto the Glass Explorer program and is excited about...
Google Glass for cops: How Taser plans to bring wearable, real-time tech to the police frontline

Samsung launches Galaxy S III with voice and face recognition

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Samsung on Thursday unveiled a larger Galaxy S III smartphone in London, and said the phone would be sold in the U.S. this summer after launching in Europe on May 29....
Samsung launches Galaxy S III with voice and face recognition

ThinkPad Tablet Android 4.0 update due in May

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Lenovo is planning to release an Android 4.0 update for its ThinkPad Tablet in May, the company revealed this week. There is no specific information on the release, but Lenovo teased the update on its website with a May timeline. Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich will bring voice and...
ThinkPad Tablet Android 4.0 update due in May

Panasonic's TVs Can Recognize a Face

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Panasonic's new product introductions at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas touch on what is becoming a common theme - that is, making your TV do the work of finding shows you want to watch. Higher-end Panasonic TVs will use face recognition to determine whose preferences to display....
Panasonic's TVs Can Recognize a Face

DailyDirt: Big Brother Ads

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The year 1984 didn't quite turn out the way the book did, but we're already living in a world where there are ubiquitous cameras tracking our every move. But it's not necessarily the government behind the cameras -- a lot of cameras are for private security and... possibly advertisers. Here...
DailyDirt: Big Brother Ads

Foil face-recognition cameras with Privacy Visor

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These dorky goggles shine near-infrared light to confuse computer vision systems. Are they the shades of the future? [Read more]...
Foil face-recognition cameras with Privacy Visor

Face recognition across the web – Face.com gets an API

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Face recognition across the web – Face.com gets an API

Who Are You Again?

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Remember when your company consisted of ten people in a room, sharing Chinese food off each others plates? When you knew everything there was to know about your co-workers and the synergy and energy that came from that was contagious? Start-up mode. My favorite. But then the inevitable happens. All...
Who Are You Again?
Nvidia's graphics chips let Shazam identify your favorite song on the radio

TNW’s Daily Dose – Microsoft’s big tablet reveal, Facebook’s face recognition deal, and more

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Microsoft reveals its new Surface tablets, Facebook officially confirms its Face.com acquisition, and Google partners with Flipboard. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Make sure to hit the subscription button of your choice below...
TNW’s Daily Dose – Microsoft’s big tablet reveal, Facebook’s face recognition deal, and more

Report: Google purchasing face recognition firm Viewdle

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According to the Russian arm of Forbes Magazine, Google is close to a deal to purchase pattern and facial recognition firm Viewdle for more than $30 million dollars. The deal nets Google a large patent portfolio, focused on image recognition and augmented reality technology such as that used to automatically...
Report: Google purchasing face recognition firm Viewdle

Gadgets of 2013: the future is upon us

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From Apple iTV to augmented reality glasses, these are the gizmos heading our way next yeariPhone 5SAs per usual, it is expected that Apple will release an "S" update before moving up an integer.Possible features? Respected tech industry analyst Peter Misek is predicting it will come with a new "super...
Gadgets of 2013: the future is upon us

Google bans face recognition apps on Glass, lowers ceiling on device's future

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In its current state, there are two main issues Google Glass faces -- is usefulness, and privacy concerns. Google has spoken out about the latter, banning any facial recognition software from hitting the device, which in turn, unfortunately, hampers the former....
Google bans face recognition apps on Glass, lowers ceiling on device's future

Intel Capital creates $100M fund to invest in perceptual computing

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Intel Capital has created a $100 million fund to finance perceptual computing projects, or those that use more senses to interact with computing devices. Perceptual computing includes gesture recognition using 3D depth cameras, which send signals into a room and measure the time it takes to bounce back in...
Intel Capital creates $100M fund to invest in perceptual computing

Lambda Labs readying Google Glass face-recognition API

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Are you bad at remembering faces? Let Glass do it for you. This API will reportedly be available to developers within a week. [Read more]...
Lambda Labs readying Google Glass face-recognition API

Xbox One: does the Microsoft console have anything new to offer?

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Microsoft claims it can do everything, from the traditional playing of games and films to reading your heartbeat and making conference calls. But is that what customers want?It does everything. But is everything what we want? When Microsoft unveiled its new games console, the Xbox One, yesterday, tech fans struggled...
Xbox One: does the Microsoft console have anything new to offer?

Steve Jobs Replies: No, iPad Won’t Support Picasa

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Steve Jobs seemingly elected to reply to another question sent to his SJobs [at] apple.com email address yesterday, this time in response to a question about support for Google’s Picasa photo sharing service on the iPad:In short: no, the iPad won’t support Picasa albums or face recognition … and...
Steve Jobs Replies: No, iPad Won’t Support Picasa
Nokia launches MeeGo Harmattan 1.2 to N9 owners
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