Get deals with facial recognition camera

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Discussion:  Facedeals is a new app that allows users to receive coupons based on what they ‘like’ and the profile that they create on Facebook.  Facial recognition cameras will scan the users face, match it with their Facebook profile, and send the user coupons for the establishments that they are visiting.  Those opposed to the new… Read more »

Descriptive camera developed by student Matt Richardson

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Discussion:  A student at New York University developed a “camera” that prints a verbal discription of a photo, instead of a picture.  Though the full technology might not currently exist, the idea is to have the camera recognize what it is taking a picture of and to print out a detailed description.  The printouts can then become… Read more »