Spotted: Facial Recognition Helps Retailers Identify VIPs

Spotted: Facial Recognition Helps Retailers Identify VIPs

Imagine the horror: a celebrity walks into a store and isn’t recognized by the staff. In most cases, the celeb is treated like a normal customer. That’s what happened to Mindy Kaling when she walked into the LA boutique Tarina Tarantino. For high-end retailers, personalized customer service is key, and...
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6 Features Every Car of the Future Will Have

6 Features Every Car of the Future Will Have

Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) are becoming increasingly more commonplace in consumer vehicles as the technology is refined and cost for the features decreases. According to a 2011 report by the Department of Transportation, “market penetration of ADAS applications, many of which rely upon computer vision, will likely increase due to lower component costs, application...
Perception and deception: Interpreting images of George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin in the media

Perception and deception: Interpreting images of George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin in the media

If you’ve become increasingly concerned over the past few weeks that the government and the media are feeding the public false or biased information, you’re not alone. We want the facts – but what — and whom — can we trust? Our knowledge is limited by the news we get from somewhere. At times, it...