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Facebook Gets All Up In Your Face.com With Acquisition
2012-06-18 13:23:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com Facebook has bought Israel-based facial recognition start-up website Face.com, resolving rumors that have been circulating around for weeks. Face.com was founded in 2007, and the site offers both desktop and mobile products that scan a user's photos to identify faces, making tagging photos on Facebook more efficient. The acquisition will allow the world's largest social networking site to make it possible for faster tagging from mobile devices. The...

Facebook Recognizes Face.com
2012-05-29 11:49:47

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com As it turns out, when you decide to take your over-inflated social networking company public, you want to make the thing as profitable and sustainable as possible. This shouldn´t surprise anyone, and as such, the rumors have begun to fly about who and what Facebook will be acquiring and buying. Yesterday, for instance, the rumor du jour was the once-fabled Facebook smartphone. Now, rumors are beginning to pop up about another possible Zuck purchase...

2012-04-07 23:01:35

In the iPhone/iPad game "NoseBall" the user's face transforms into a real time controller, as the user battles gravity and the insatiable need for balls to bounce. With the fastest facial recognition techniques in the App Store, NoseBall is a unique, revolutionary and awesome little game! (PRWEB) April 07, 2012 Just recently, the new app NoseBall has been released in the iTunes App Store. NoseBall is the first augmented reality, facial recognition game for the iPhone, iPad or iPod. In the...

2012-04-04 04:20:02

- World's first, patented 'adaptive IR illumination' technology invulnerable to various lighting conditions- Achieves unrivalled matching speed (1:1,000 < 1 sec) with high profile CPU and advanced algorithmSeoul, Apr 4, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Suprema, a global leader in biometric technologies and ID solutions, today announces the release of FaceStation, the world's fastest face recognition access control terminal with patented adaptive IR illumination technology.FaceStation is an IP based...

2012-03-19 19:13:45

A team of researchers that includes a USC scientist has methodically demonstrated that a face's features or constituents — more than the face per se — are the key to recognizing a person. Their study, which goes against the common belief that brains process faces "holistically," appears this month in Psychological Science. In addition to shedding light on the way the brain functions, these results may help scientists understand rare facial recognition disorders. Humans...

2011-12-03 11:19:22

“Face recognition is an important social skill, but not all of us are equally good at it,” says Beijing Normal University cognitive psychologist Jia Liu. But what accounts for the difference? A new study by Liu and colleagues Ruosi Wang, Jingguang Li, Huizhen Fang, and Moqian Tian provides the first experimental evidence that the inequality of abilities is rooted in the unique way in which the mind perceives faces. “Individuals who process faces more...

2011-11-21 12:16:34

Whether comparing a man and a woman or a parent and a baby, we can still see when two people of different age or sex are genetically related. How do we know that people are part of a family? Findings from a new study published in the Journal of Vision increases our understanding of the brain's ability to see through these underlying variations in facial structure. "Being able to see the family resemblance between faces that have some underlying difference, such as the difference between...

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2011-08-04 10:10:00

German officials are threatening legal action against Facebook over its facial recognition software, which critics say violates privacy and data protection laws, according to various media reports. Photos uploaded to the social networking site are automatically run through recognition software and, although users have the option of opting out, Facebook can still gather and indefinitely store all photos added to the site. Hamburg's privacy commissioner, Johannes Caspar, said that the...

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2011-08-04 08:46:46

With the aim of better protecting endangered species, game wardens are studying the behavior of surviving great apes in the wild. This is often painstaking work because it is difficult to distinguish between different individuals. A new software system will make things easier by analyzing the animals' faces for individual identification. The pictures from the video trap are highly encouraging. A strong young male gorilla appears several times "“ in a tree, moving through the forest, at...


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