Skip to comments.Google's Got A New Face-Tracking Camera For Your Home
Posted on 09/09/2019 1:46:08 PM PDT by Enlightened1
It's no longer just always-listening microphones -- Google's new Nest Hub Max smart display adds a camera that's always scanning for faces.
and gadgets already feature microphones that are always listening for the words that wake up the Assistant ("OK, Google" or "Hey, Google"). Now, the search giant's newest gadget for your home, the smart display, adds in a camera that's always watching for a familiar face.
Google calls the feature Face Match, and it usesto remember what you look like. After that, you can tap on the screen to see personalized bits of data like calendar appointments and Google Duo messages whenever it recognizes you.
The Nest Hub Max isn't the first product to bring facial recognition technology -- andthat come with it -- into people's homes. Smart phones have been using the technology to let us unlock our devices and authorize purchases , and that use cameras are putting it to use, too, including Google's own video doorbell.
Still, it's a product that seeks to give Google a wider window into our lives at a time when the company is already facing. I wanted to take a closer look at how those privacy standards apply when you add always-watching cameras into the mix.
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Do not forget that Amazon and Apple are doing the same thing too.
Gee, that could be handy...
I asked Google when she was going to have robots.
She said she didn’t know when.
I imagine that it will need to feed scads of data back to Google to “improve the user experience”.
I heard on mark levin’s show last night that Google and Amazon have a close relationship = help each other.
That reminds me
I need to put a new piece of tape on the camera of my iPad.
Can it recognize illegal immigrants and report them?
I’m thinking the button definitely doesn’t match the dress in that picture.
But what do I know???
I haven’t owned a boob tube since March of 1995.
My wife’s old phone never had a camera, and my phone has black electrical tape over the lense. I frequently take the battery out and charge it on an external battery charger.
Maybe it is past time for facial recognition and retinal scanning to replace most if not all of our damn passwords, door locks, safes and other security pathways.
At least you’ll know exactly what your spouse’s lover looks like when you hunt them down.
Can you configure it to look down the street for a certain kind of ass?
I work very hard to keep my home the dumbest in town. Google, Amazon, Apple, M$FT can all go take a leap.
Friend of mine is just the opposite. He recently bragged bigtime how his bedroom lights are on a “SMART” dimmer switch and he can control the brightness from his computer in the den or from his “SMART” phone. I kept my mouth shut but really, what a dumb idea. But it’s his money...
Google, Amazon and China.
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