Date: November 14, 2012
Filed in: frontpage, news

News: NEC offers face recognition analysis for retailers

  • Technology only requires off-the-shelf personal computer and video camera.
    • It can estimate gender and age based only on video footage.
    • Furthermore, repeat customers even across stores can be automatically recognized.
    • The underlying face recognition product, NeoFace, is also used in services like intruder recognition and surviellance.
    • NeoFace is a cloud service provided by NEC.
    • NEC claims that the face templates generated cannot be reconstructed into images of faces.

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