BEIJING, CHINA (REUTERS) – If you cross the street in urban China these days, chances are you’re being watched. The country has built the world’s largest video surveillance network with tens of millions of cameras, and they are now increasingly capable of automatically identifying people’s basic information thanks to technological advances and big data. Continue reading
BERLIN, GERMANY (SEPTEMBER 5, 2017) (REUTERS) – A barcode scanner that helps sort your recycling has gone on display at the IFA technology fair in Berlin.
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (REUTERS – A groundbreaking technology is promising to revolutionise electronic identification and authentication, according to its South African developers.
A new app called Try It On enables users to test cosmetics virtually. Using facial recognition technology and specialized algorithms, consumers can snap a selfie, scan a bar code on their phone and instantly know what they’ll look like.