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Fraunhofer Institute, Google Glass develop face analysis

Thursday 28 August 2014 | 10:22 CET | News
The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS in Erlangen in Germany said it has adapted its Shore real-time face detection and analysis software to work with Google Glass. This is the first application of its kind, said the institue. With the aid of Glass' integrated camera, the app detects people's faces and determines their emotions by analysing their facial expressions. Google's Glassware app simultaneously gauges the person's age or detects their gender, among other things, but it cannot determine their identity.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google
Countries: Germany
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