Fast Food & Biometric – KFC China Goes Facial Recog on us

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 partnership with KFC China (yes, the fried chicken KFC). The search giant sometimes referred to as the ‘Google of China’ partnered with KFC to open a new “smart restaurant” in Beijing, which employs facial recognition to make recommendations about what customers might order, based on factors like their age, gender and facial expression.