Facial Scanning App Lets You Find Out Everything About Them

Augmented Reality

Technocrats build things because they can, but not with any concern about the impact on other humans. Blippar brings privacy-busting to the public.  TN Editor

Blippar is an app that uses your smartphone’s camera to reveal more about the world through augmented reality .

Today, the company behind the app has announced that facial recognition will be introduced so you can scan other people and reveal their profile.

It’s billed as the world’s first facial recognition for phones.

The profiles are strictly an opt-in only experience, meaning members of the public have to go through a process to get their faces recognised and turned on before they become “blippable”.

They can switch their profiles ‘on’ and ‘off’ as they wish.

The app can also be used to scan faces on TV or in print – meaning you could look up a particular actor or musician.

“Over 70,000 public figures will be automatically discoverable with information drawn from publicly accessible sources unless they choose to set up their own AR Face profile, giving them control of the information communicated,” said Blippar in a press release.

“Users can add personalized content to express their personality in the form of photos, favourite music and current AR mood,” the company said.

“As well as discovering who is your celebrity look alike is, there is also an option to build connections between yourself and the millions of objects, concepts and entities that exist in Blippar’s knowledge graph.”

Read full story here…

Related Articles That You Might Like

1
Leave a Reply

avatar
1 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
1 Comment authors
Brenda Sanford Recent comment authors
  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
Brenda Sanford
Guest

I want an app that fuzzes out my face like with the pix of ditectives in Is.

x
Follow Technocracy.News?

The only Authoritative source for

Exposing Technocracy

Stories curated daily from around the world

Subscribe and get the digest!

No SPAM! We will not share your email with any 3rd party.

Thank You for Subscribing!

 

If you don't receive a confirmation email within a few

minutes, please check  your spam/junk folder.

Wath for a confirmation email.