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Intel facial recognition retail marketing

Intel facial recognition retail marketing

Sep 21, 2013

via kgw.com Intel facial recognition retail marketing now in Oregon PORTLAND — The next time you’re at the mall, your face could be the target of high technology that notes your gender, your age and what you might be interested in buying. If you’re a retailer, it’s about really knowing your audience, the motivation behind what’s...

More Retailers Tapping Into Facial Recognition Tech to Improve Customer Experience

More Retailers Tapping Into Facial Recognition Tech to Improve Customer Experience

Jul 29, 2013

via brandchannel.com retail watch Had the Rodeo Drive store made famous for its ill treatment of Julia Robert’s character in Pretty Woman been using VIP-identification technology, prostitute Vivian Ward might have been treated quite differently. “It is the moment every sales assistant dreads,” writes London’s Sunday Times. “A customer is demanding...

Big Data helping Russian retail chain improve path to purchase

Big Data helping Russian retail chain improve path to purchase

Jun 30, 2013

via retailcustomerexperience.com Big Data helping Russian retail chain improve path to purchase Synqera, a Saint Petersburg, Russia-based technology firm, announced its joint pilot program with Ulybka Radugi, a large Russian retail chain. Ulybka will integrate Synqera technology to incentivize the consumer’s path to purchase and foster loyalty. The piloted...

Global facial recognition market estimated to grow to $6.5 billion by 2018

Global facial recognition market estimated to grow to $6.5 billion by 2018

Jun 6, 2013

via biometricupdate.com Global facial recognition market estimated to grow to $6.5 billion by 2018: report May 28, 2013 – The global facial recognition market is estimated to grow from $1.92 billion in 2013 to $6.5 billion in 2018, at an impressive CAGR of 27.7%, according to a recently-published report. The report, “Facial Recognition Market: Global...

Google rules out facial recognition for Google Glass

Google rules out facial recognition for Google Glass

Jun 6, 2013

via biometricupdate.com June 3, 2013 – Google rules out facial recognition for Google Glass Google has officially said that it will not add facial recognition features to Google Glass, following both interest and concern for the integration of the biometric technology into the device. “When we started the Explorer Program nearly a year ago our goal was...