Friday, August 18, 2006

Google Coy Over Use of Facial-Recognition Technology - News by InformationWeek

Of course, Google/Neven Vision isn't the only organization exploring opportunities in this context; see Wikipedia for more context-setting.

Don't think Google will just use facial-recognition technology it acquired from its purchase of Neven Vision for Picasa, its free photo-organizing tool used by consumers to search for pictures on their desktops. That's not Google's modus operandi. If it can, Google will employ Neven Vision's technology in its online search engines to improve the way to find photographs on the Web.

Source: Google Coy Over Use of Facial-Recognition Technology - News by InformationWeek

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