Ever wonder how your photo app can guess who's in your pictures from Saturday night? It's relying on faceprints, the unique feature that technology uses to recognize individuals. Faceprints are determined by nodal points such as the distance between your eyes and the width of your nose.
Why It's Unique To You
Why You Should Care
How Does Facial Recognition Work?
And is it reliable?
Key Facts In This Video
Facebook can recognize faces with 97.35% accuracy, which is still less than a human's ability to recognize faces. 00:25
There are four main issues you face when developing facial recognition software: aging, pose, illumination, emotions. 02:15
Mastercard is trying to see if taking a selfie could be a viable way to authenticate a credit card purchase. 05:02
Your Brain's Facial Recognition Technology
You've got your own built-in software.
How Good Is Facebook's Facial Recognition
It claims to be more than 97% accurate. Buzzfeed put it to the test.
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