October 28, 2013 Current facial recognition technology is still not as powerful as it seems in the movies — not yet. Some big challenges stand in the way of what you might call "universal facial recognition." But those problems are being solved by all of us, every time we upload photos and label faces on social media.
July 21, 2013 Some retailers have experimented with using signals from customers' smartphones to track them as they walk through a store. But a new facial recognition system is helping luxury shops give the VIP treatment as soon as big spenders walk in the door.