Category Archives: Facial Recognition Kiosks

Facial Recognition Photo Kiosks

Case Study – Photo Kiosks with Facial Recognition Showtime Pictures at Georgia Aquarium Photo concession kiosks deliver fun for aquarium visitors Showtime Pictures, a respected name in photo concessions that provides photography services to attractions across the nation, partnered with Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. to deliver kiosks with facial recognition technology to the Georgia Aquarium. Facial Recognition… Read More »

Facial Recognition Kiosks – KFC China Goes Facial on us

KFC Biometrics TechCrunch reports that KFC China is going to try facial recognition technology.  Couple that with demographic and historical data and you can begin to approach smart ordering. Baidu and KFC’s new smart restaurant suggests what to order based on your face Baidu is demonstrating some of its most recent tech advancements in novel ways, including a… Read More »

Facial Recognition Kiosk Software for Windows Released

Facial Recognition Kiosk Software KioWare for Windows version 8.16 is now available with support for Omron’s Facial Recognition Device. It also now allows for the transferring files from connected phones or tablets to the kiosk. Facial recognition is becoming commonplace and being used in multiple scenarios.  Recently Hertz announced facial recognition being used now in renting a car… Read More »

Amazon Facial Recognition Comes Under Fire

Full article as published by Denver Post 2/3/2019 Amazon Face-Detection Software Has Bias NEW YORK — Facial-detection technology that Amazon is marketing to law enforcement often misidentifies women, particularly those with darker skin, according to researchers from MIT and the University of Toronto. Amazon’s website credits Rekognition for helping the Washington County Sheriff Office in Oregon speed up how… Read More »

Biometric Kiosks – Casinos Testing Facial Recognition Technologies

Noted on GGB News Excerpt: It’s called “biometrics”—a type of artificial intelligence that maps the features of the face with such accuracy, it not only can identify that person but detect their sexual orientation and, in the most advanced versions, even gauge their emotional state. Casinos in Macau and elsewhere are now testing the technology as a way… Read More »

Facial Recognition Kiosks Come To Vancouver International Airport CBP

Vancouver International Airport will be first in Canada to use NEXUS facial recognition kiosk technology. Innovative Travel Solutions announced today that their biometric kiosks have been configured to meet the requirements of the NEXUS program, a joint Canada Border Service Agency’s (CBSA) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (U.S. CBP) operated Trusted Travellers program. BorderXpress NEXUS features ‘tap-and-go’… Read More »

What’s Going On With Facial Recognition?

From Design Smart City Jun-2020 Several developments in the Facial Recognition arena.  The big starting point is that IBM is ditching Facial Recognition. In a letter to members of Congress, IBM CEO Arvind Krishna said the company would no longer make general-purpose facial recognition and analysis software, citing concerns about the technology’s use by law enforcement agencies. He clarified that… Read More »

Facial Payment Technology NRF 2022 Award Nomination – Kiosks

Facial Payment Technology NRF 2022 Innovation Award Nomination as Used in Kiosks NRF and the Vendor In Partnership (VIP) Awards have forged a partnership for VIP Awards for NRF 2022.  Solutions will be recognized and celebrated by hundreds of retail professionals at NRF 2022 taking place January 15th, 2022 Datacap in conjunction with the Kiosk Association has entered PopID in… Read More »

Facial Payment – PopID and SoftBank to Launch PopPay In Japan – Wendy’s

Wendys and Pay by Face Seen on BusinessWire and Yahoo Finance PASADENA, Calif. & TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PopID, Japan Computer Vision (“JCV”, a subsidiary of SoftBank Corp), and Wendy’s First Kitchen (“WFK”) announced today the launch of PopPay – PopID’s face-recognition-based ordering and payment system – in Tokyo, Japan. As a first step in the launch, Wendy’s First Kitchen locations… Read More »

Face Biometric News – Face Kiosks and Facial Kiosks in Self-Service

From Olea Kiosks Feb 2022 How Biometric Technology is Used in Self-Service Kiosks Businesses are making the switch from traditional forms of security to biometric technology. Learn how to leverage biometrics through self-service kiosks. Because of the growth in document fraud and identity theft, terrorism and cybercrime, we’re seeing an increase in the number of requests for biometric security… Read More »

Opinion – Face Recognition and Covid Funding China

Face Recognition, Temperature Kiosks and COVID funding Article on Wired Nov2020 Intro Wired did an investigation into kiosks (well, temperature tablets…) and has determined schools are purchasing thermal cameras that include facial recognition technology. Ok. We can live with that… Technically most all of the schools have been purchasing infrared sensor-based tablets. They are not thermal cameras (e.g.… Read More »